Current Vacancies

Trowbridge Town Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before any appointment is confirmed.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order in 1975
(2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are “protected”. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can found on the Ministry of Justice website.

 Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

 

Facilities Coordinator

12-month Fixed term contract, with the potential to be made permanent

 37 hours per week

09:00 – 17:00 Monday – Friday (Or occasionally 07:30-15:30, when covering for the Facilities Manager)

9 – 12

£21,269- £22,571 per annum

(This salary is subject to any national pay increase – which is currently being negotiated for 2022-23)

 The main purpose of the role is to:

Work within the Facilities & Open Spaces team based within town council offices, the Facilities Coordinator will undertake a technical assistance role, with administrative duties, supporting the Facilities Manager with a range of duties as set out in the key responsibilities.

The ideal candidate would have/be:

  • Tech Savvy along with confidence working in information technology
  • Strong written and verbal communicational skills
  • Experience working in maintenance and/or with contractors
  • A strong desire to get things done
  • Great planning and organising skills
  • Excellent understanding of Office 365 applications

This role also requires the post holder to open up the council offices at 7.30am at times that the Facilities Manager is on leave, for which time off in lieu may be taken in accordance with the needs of the council.

View the full job description and person specification.

 

Should you wish to apply, please complete the attached Application Form.

Please complete an Equal Opportunities Form. Please note, we cannot process your application without receipt of this form. This will remain confidential and will not be considered when making an appointment. All information you supply, including your application, will be stored in accordance with GDPR 2018.

To view Trowbridge Town Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, please click here.

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to recruitment@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to Varsha Rickitt, Resources Manager, The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs.

Closing Date:                       Friday, 9th September 2022

Interview date:                    Thursday, 15th September 2022

Start date:                            to be confirmed

 

HR Officer

1 year fixed term contract with potential to be made permanent.

37 hours per week; Monday – Friday

9 – 12

£21,269 – £22,571 per annum

(This salary is subject to any national pay increase – which is currently being negotiated for 2022-23)

We are seeking an efficient, organised, capable individual to join our small HR team.  You will have the CIPD Level 3 qualification and a minimum of 2 years working in a HR role.

The main purpose of the role is to:

Support the Resources Officer to provide a comprehensive, effective and efficient human resources service for the whole of the Council to managers, employees and volunteers under the guidance of the Head of Service for Resources and Venues, by providing a pro-active support service on a full range of HR issues. The ideal candidate will have experience working within a HR department, with good working knowledge of HR functions and best practices.

View the full job description and person specification

Should you wish to apply, please complete the attached Application Form.

You are also requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Form. This will remain confidential and will not be considered when making an appointment. All information you supply, including your application, will be stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

To view Trowbridge Town Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, please click here.

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to recruitment@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to Varsha Rickitt, Resources Manager, The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs.

Closing Date:             Monday, 9th September 2022

Interview date:           Wednesday, 14th September 2022

Start date:                  Ideally, Monday, 3rd October 2022

Ranger

1 year fixed term contract with potential to be made permanent.

£18,333 – £19,264 per annum

37 hours per week (rota basis which will include alternate weekends and some bank holidays)

The main purpose of the role is to:

Work within the Neighbourhood Services team and in partnership with the community, the Ranger will maintain and enhance the town council’s green spaces, both as public amenities and for their conservation value.

The focus for the position of the Ranger is on Green Space Maintenance.

The role requires significant physical activity.

View the full job description and person specification.

Should you wish to apply, please complete the attached Application Form.

You are also requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Form. This will remain confidential and will not be considered when making an appointment. All information you supply, including your application, will be stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

To view Trowbridge Town Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, please click here.

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to recruitment@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to Varsha Rickitt, Resources Manager, The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs.

Closing Date:                       Friday, 9th September 2022

Interview date:                    Friday, 16th September 2022

Start date:                            to be confirmed

Sports Coach

 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

 30 hours per week, on a rota basis to include some evenings and weekends

 Scale Point 5-8

 £19,650 – £20,852 per annum pro rata

Trowbridge Town Council is looking to recruit dynamic professionals who wish to be a part of our vision for the future of sport and health within Trowbridge.

The main purpose of the role is to

We are seeking a Community Sports Coach to work within the Leisure Service Department. The successful applicant will be leading and coaching inclusive, fun and engaging activities that help people of all ages to change their behaviour and maintain physically active lifestyles. The role is based in and around Trowbridge in both education and community settings.

The ideal candidate will be confident and highly motivated with the ability to inspire, motivate and encourage young people through sport. You should have a minimum of 1 years’ experience of sports coaching, along with previous experience of playing a number of sports. An NGB Level 2 qualification is essential.

In return, Trowbridge Town Council offers a generous pension scheme with an employer’s contribution of 18.7%, 22 days annual leave and a wide range of training and development opportunities.

View the full job description and person specification

Should you wish to apply, please complete the attached Application Form.

You are also requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Form. This will remain confidential and will not be considered when making an appointment. All information you supply, including your application, will be stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

To view Trowbridge Town Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, please Click Here

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to recruitment@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to Varsha Rickett, Resources Manager, The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact Aaron Seviour, Active Trowbridge Manager on Aaron.seviour@trowbridge.gov.uk

Please be aware, we do not accept CVs.

Closing Date: We are looking at candidates on a rolling basis. Interviews will be offered to successful candidates with the view to start as soon as possible.

Please note, the interview process for this role will include an interview and an observed coaching session which shortlisted candidates will be expected to prepare and deliver.

Interview date: TBC

Start date: To be discussed at interview

 

Trowbridge Town Council takes safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults seriously and therefore all offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS being obtained and two satisfactory references before any offer can be confirmed.

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to recruitment@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to Varsha Rickitt, Resources Manager, The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs.

Casual Bar & Venues Staff

Hours offered varies according to event

£9.53 per hour

The Civic Centre is looking for enthusiastic Casual Bar and Venues Staff to join our friendly hospitality team for a wide range of events taking place throughout the year.

The main purpose of the role is to:

Assist the Civic Centre Manager with the provision of bar services during events and functions and to assist with the setting up and/or packing down of equipment.
View the full job description and person specification.

Should you wish to apply, please complete the attached Application Form.

You are also requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Form. This will remain confidential and will not be considered when making an appointment. All information you supply, including your application, will be stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

To view Trowbridge Town Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, please click here.

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to varsha.rickitt@trowbridge.gov.uk or post to The Civic Centre, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.

Please be aware, we do not accept CVs.