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Community Engagement Officer

Salary: £15,309   Part Time – 25 hours per week

Melksham Town Council is seeking to recruit a Community Engagement Officer to drive forward a new Town Team initiative to support voluntary and community groups within the locality, co-ordinating activities and harnessing goodwill that will promote the delivery of the Town Council’s corporate plan.
Responsibilities will include enhancing and co-ordinating local community engagement activities and implementing action plans; cultivating positive relationships with community stakeholders; pro-actively raising awareness of local volunteer activity; identifying support mechanisms to take forward community led initiatives; and developing strong links and networks between community groups, organisations and service users.
The successful applicant will have proven experience within a community engagement environment; be highly IT literate and will possess highly refined communication, organisation and written skills. A full valid driving licence is required for this position.
If you have the initiative and capabilities necessary to fulfil this exciting and challenging role, please request an application pack via email: townhall@melkshamtown.co.uk; telephone: 01225 704187, post: Melksham Town Council, Town Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6ES or download the necessary forms below:
Closing date for applications: 30th March 2018


TOWN WARDEN (Grounds Maintenance)

Salary: £15,613 - £16,123
37 hours per week - Any 5 from 7 Working Days
Melksham Town Council wish to appoint a Town Warden to be part of a proactive team responsible for providing a high standard of grounds maintenance within the town.
The successful applicant will undertake a wide range of activities including grass cutting and strimming; checking and maintaining play areas; street sweeping; litter collection and removal; weed clearance; and assisting with general repairs and garden maintenance.
Candidates must be able and willing to commit to a flexible work pattern including weekends and bank holidays; be resourceful, well organised and able to work on their own initiative; possess good communication skills; have a flexible approach to work; and hold a full valid driving licence.
If you possess the drive, commitment and initiative necessary for this challenging role, please request an application pack via email: townhall@melkshamtown.co.uk; telephone: 01225 704187 or post: Melksham Town Council, Town Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6ES or download the necessary forms below:
Closing date for applications: 6 April 2018

There are also plenty of opportunities to volunteer in the area also.  Please visit the Wiltshire Volunteer Centre here

Town Council Meetings


Mon Mar 26 @ 7:00PM -
Asset Management

Mon Mar 26 @ 7:15PM -
Community Development

Mon Apr 09 @ 7:00PM -

Mon Apr 16 @ 7:00PM -

Next Town Council Meeting


Mon Mar 26 @ 7:00PM -

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