Melksham Without Parish Council


in the heart of WEST WILTSHIRE

Melksham Without Parish Council
Apprentice Parish Officer
To work within the Parish Council setting whilst working towards NVQ Level 2 Business Administration Qualification
You will be required to work 20 hours per week:
Mon – Thurs 9.15am – 2.45pm
5 hours per day with 30 mins lunch break
You will be required to attend occasional evening Council meetings
(usually Monday evening)
You will also be required to complete relevant coursework in your own time.
Does this description fit you?
·         Able to communicate clearly and effectively
·         Able to be the initial interface between the Council and visitors.
·         Able to use basic Microsoft Office programs
·         Able to maintain confidentiality and data protection
·         Approachable and polite
·         Patient
·         Flexible
·         Comfortable with being around and dealing with members of the public
·         Able to manage own time effectively and work to deadlines
·         Able to work on own or as part of a team
·         Highly organised
·         Ability to distinguish when to act on own initiative and when to seek appropriate advice and guidance
If so, please apply for details and application form to:
Teresa Strange, The Clerk, Melksham Without Parish Council, First Floor, Crown Chambers, 7 Market Place, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6ES
Tel: 01225 705700    Email:
Closing date: Friday 17th June 2016
Interview date: Friday 1st July 2016
Position start date: Monday 5th September 2016

In the case of urgent Parish matters that cannot wait until the
office is open please ring
07341 474234


The Parish of Melksham Without is in the Melksham Community Area.

It surrounds the Town of Melksham and has thirteen elected Members. It is the largest rural parish in Wiltshire and has a population of approximately 7,500. It covers an area of 2,904 hectares (7,173 acres).

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The parish is divided into two wards (Click here to see a ward map) There are several villages and communities in the parish, each with its own distinct character and needs.
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Mon 6th June 2016
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Wed 15th June 2016
Area Board Meeting - 7.00pm Melksham Assembly Hall (Tea & Coffee from 6.30pm)
Mon 20th June 2016
Full Council Meeting - 7.00pm
Mon 27th June 2016
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 27th June 2016
Staffing Committee - following planning
Wed 29th June 2016
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting - 6.00pm (Crown Chambers)
Mon 18th July 2016
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
Mon 25th July 2016
Full Council Meeting - 7.00pm
Wed 27th July 2016
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meeting - 6.00pm (Crown Chambers)
Mon 8th August 2016
Planning Committee - 7.00pm
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Meeting Calendar

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