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July 2016

Alison – Head of registration services

By |July 18th, 2016|

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

I joined Wiltshire Council in January 2015 as the Head of Service for Registration, and the last seventeen months have just flown by. It has been such an exciting time for us all, developing new ceremonies […]

Dale – Resourcing Assistant

By |July 15th, 2016|

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

From a young age, I wanted to be the next Billy Elliott, so I took up dance lessons along with attending Dance college. However the dance shoes began to gather dust and so my career path […]

Lucy – Head of Service, Safeguarding and Assessment

By |July 14th, 2016|

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

Hi, my name is Lucy and I have been working for Wiltshire Council for 18 months. It is the fourth Local Authority I have worked for since qualifying as a social worker 18 years ago. I have got married and had two children in […]

Graeme – Community Engagement Manager

By |July 12th, 2016|

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

I came to Wiltshire Council with a background of working in Financial Services. I spent 3 years in the council’s Communications team before moving into the Community Engagement team last autumn.

Outside of work I am a […]

Claire – Lead Quality Assurer

By |July 5th, 2016|

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

I have been working for Wiltshire Council since 2012. I work in the HR and OD department for Learning in Wiltshire. I am the lead internal quality assurer for all qualifications that relate to the children […]

Successful campaign recruits social workers to Wiltshire

By |July 4th, 2016|

A targeted campaign to recruit high calibre, social workers to Wiltshire is seeing good results, with more than 180 permanent staff joining the organisation in just under two years.

Wiltshire Council responded to concerns over vacancy levels with a range of measures including lower caseloads in children’s safeguarding, clearer career pathways, greater support and more flexible […]

June 2016

Chris – Senior Repair Surveyor

By |June 30th, 2016|

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

Well, how long do you have? Long story short, I am 31 years old, tall (ish), bald, rather like a handsome cross between Jason Statham, Phil Mitchell and Stone Cold Steve Austin. I have 2 […]

Andy – ICT Desktop Support Technician

By |June 24th, 2016|

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

My name is Andy, I’m forty something and have lived in Trowbridge most of my life. I’ve been married for 24 years and have 3 children, I call them children but in fact all of them are more grown up than me J

I […]

Cerys, Senior Customer Support Officer – Housing Management Repairs

By |June 23rd, 2016|

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

I worked in Leisure for 13 years as a fitness instructor and administration assistant for Wrexham Council. I am a reservist in the British Army and have been for 10 years. In October 2009 I was attached to a regular battalion

(1 Royal Welsh) […]

Ian – Head of Programme Office

By |June 9th, 2016|

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

I’m Ian and have been working for Wiltshire for nearly 20 years,  I’ve held a number of jobs within the Council; leading a team of ICT Advisors for Wiltshire’s schools, to project managing Wiltshire Online and now heading-up the Council’s Programme Office. My […]