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Please find below Newbury Town Council's current vacancies 

Newbury Town Council is passionate about providing quality experiences for our communities. We are looking for someone who can look after our various buildings and assets around Newbury. These include the Town Hall, Clock House, and other assets such as parks, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and other recreation areas.

Basic maintenance skills are required (Carpentry, plumbing, painting, pond care, gardening) and a working knowledge of health and safety law (Specific health and safety training will be provided.)

Customer interaction will play a key part in the day-to-day duties and the successful candidate will be the link between the Council and our customers, showing courtesy and attention to all users where required.

As the post holder will be required to cover all of the Town Council’s area, occasionally taking equipment with them, access to their own vehicle and a full UK driving licence would be desirable.

The Council is offering an annual starting salary of £23,000 in addition to 20 days holiday. The post holder will also be eligible for membership of the Local Government pension Scheme.

The post will be full-time and permanent, following completion of a satisfactory probation period.

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, Mon to Friday.
Occasional weekend working, including supporting voluntary/ community groups, may be required.

Full details, including the Job Description, person Specification and Application form can be found below.

Further information is available from David Ingram, Community Services Manager, email David.ingram@newbury.gov.uk


The closing date for applications is Sunday 7th November 2021.

 

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Newbury Town Council is very proud of the Town Hall and we are looking for someone to help us improve the customer service and experience it provides.

As Town Hall Officer you will be an ambassador for the Council and take great pride in ensuring facilities in our Town Hall are kept in excellent condition.

You will be responsible for ensuring the Town Hall is always well presented, fully equipped and set out as required for our various meetings and events. Some light manual handling will be required for shifting and arranging of furniture, such as tables and chairs.

You will provide “front door” services for meetings and events which are open to the public. (Specific training in door services and health and safety will be provided.) to fulfil this role, you will be well presented and have good inter-personal skills.

There are about 40 evening meetings per annum (mostly Monday evenings) and about 12 weekend events per annum. It is expected that the post holder will work about 8 hours per week, but it could be more at certain times of the year. With a very few exceptions, a full calendar of the upcoming events will be available well in advance. Remuneration is at £10.50 per hour but a lot of the work will be evenings and weekends which will attract overtime rates. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of £400 per month to the post-holder.

The post holder will be paid 20 days’ holidays (pro rata) and eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Full details, including the Job Description, person Specification and Application form can be found below.

Further information is available from Elisa Mullen, Civic Manager, email elisa.mullen@newbury.gov.uk


The closing date for applications is Sunday 7th November 2021.

 

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Job description

Application form (PDF)Application form (Word)

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