General Info

Council: Chippenham Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: Up to £57,397 + Essential User Allowance £1,239

Closing date: 08/11/2019

Director of Community Services

Applications must be returned by 08/11/2019

“Chippenham Town Council is an ambitious and progressive council, CTC’s ambition and innovation abounds” LGA Corporate Peer Challenge 2019

Chippenham is one of the largest town councils operating in the first tier of local government, in fact we operate in a similar manner to a small district council. We have a population of c40,000, a revenue budget of c£3.7M and we have over 75 staff and 70 volunteers. We operate in a county unitary setting with no district or borough councils. We having working relationships with a wide range of town partners including the principal authority Wiltshire Council.
This is a great opportunity to join the Chief Executive and Director of Resources and form part of the Corporate Management Team, with both directors having deputy status to the Chief Executive, it is therefore important that you are a good team player with a one team ethos.

You will lead a wide range of front line services, including Environmental Services, Leisure Services, Heritage and Museum Services and Venue Services, you will also have lead responsibility for Health and Safety, the council’s property management functions and the development of the Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan.

If you would like a confidential discussion about this role please call our Chief Executive, Mark Smith on 01249 446699.

Please email a covering letter no more than 3 sides of A4 detailing how your qualifications, skills and experience meet the criteria for this role along with your current CV.

Please find a welcome letter and job description on our website here.

Email your application to recruitment@chippenham.gov.uk or call us on 01249 446699 if you require more information.

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 8 November 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 19 November 2019