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October 2016

Terence – Assoc Director Operational Childrens Services

By |October 10th, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I initially qualified as a psychiatric nurse and then transferred to social work back in 1990 since when I have been in front line children’s social work for over 20 years in four very different Local Authorities in London and the South West. I am married and have two […]

September 2016

Leire – HR Development Officer

By |September 27th, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself…

I was born and raised in Spain. I am from the north, near the border with France, where it’s not as hot and sunny so it wasn’t too hard getting used to the British weather! I came to the UK in 2008 with the intention of only staying here […]

Tulip – HR Development Officer

By |September 21st, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself – Your work background, your interests…

Ah, I feel like I am being interviewed again!! I’m Tulip and this is my second week working for Wiltshire Council and I am loving it! I have been given a really exciting opportunity as an HR Development Officer which means that I […]

Cutting edge comedy and live entertainment at City Hall, Salisbury this autumn

By |September 1st, 2016|

A host of stars are lined up for the City Hall Salisbury autumn/winter programme with comedy, dance, family, music and inspirational speakers all part of a packed programme.

Comedians including Jimmy Carr and Al Murray and singers Petula Clark and Jason Donovan are just some of the big names booked for the season. Mountaineer and expedition […]

August 2016

Rebecca – Senior Resourcing Practitioner

By |August 26th, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself (as much as you want to reveal!) – Your work background, your interests…   

My name is Rebecca and I have worked at the Council for 9 years. I have been Senior Resourcing Practitioner for the last three years but have worked in HR for a total of 12 years […]

Nick – Senior Contracts Surveyor

By |August 18th, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself (as much as you want to reveal!), your work background, your interests…

I have worked in the heating industry for nearly 40 years, the last 20 in the public sector. I follow football, cricket, music and like to travel.

What makes you have a good day at work?

For me, it’s […]

Funding available for sports stars of the future

By |August 12th, 2016|

With the Rio Olympic games underway and Paralympic Games about to start, Wiltshire Council, working in partnership with local businesses, is already looking to Toyko 2020 and beyond.

The Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Sports Scholarship grant, set up in 2014, has already helped support 18 budding stars of the future with grants of £500 each.

The […]

Young people given apprenticeship advice at workshops

By |August 9th, 2016|

Year 10 pupils at St. Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge were told about the value and benefits of apprenticeships during a careers day earlier this month.
Officers and apprentices from Wiltshire Council spoke about the huge benefits of apprenticeships. The key message from the team was that an apprenticeship is a real job with a salary, […]

Liz – Organisational Development Officer

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself (as much as you want to reveal!) – Your work background, your interests…

I have a background of working within the social care field. This has included working within community mental health services, working with young people in a therapeutic setting and helping to set up a social enterprise […]

Dan – Strategic Delivery Officer

By |August 1st, 2016|

Tell us a little bit about yourself (as much as you want to reveal!)

I work as a Strategic Delivery Officer in the HR team. I started working at Wiltshire Council as a Project Officer around two years ago having just finished my studies at The University of the West of England.

Since working at Wiltshire […]