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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

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

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 […]

September 2015

Looking back over my working life to date – 50 Years!

By |September 21st, 2015|

August 2015 has been somewhat of a land mark in my life as it represents the 50th anniversary of when I started full time employment at the Royal United Hospital in Bath on 1 August 1965 and furthermore, I celebrated my 70th birthday on 7 August this year by being promoted to Senior Democratic Services […]

November 2014

Why working environment matters: inside social care services at Wiltshire Council

By |November 10th, 2014|

By bringing together new approaches to practice, a commitment to professional development and award-winning offices, the council has created a progressive working environment for staff.

Talk to managers, directors or frontline social workers in Wiltshire and the same theme keeps coming up: it’s all about putting people at the centre – both the children and adults […]