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

Chippenham Town Council is one of the largest councils in the town and parish sector, we have a revenue budget of c£4m and 75 staff working across several locations in the town. We have an inspiring four year Corporate Strategic Plan to take us through to 2022 and beyond.

Chippenham Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We offer good benefits including a generous pension and free staff parking where available.

Corporate Strategic Plan 2018-2022

Annual Report 2020-2021

LGA Peer Review Report

Benefits of working for us:

  • Work for a Town Council that strives to improve the quality of town life
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • A work environment steeped in history and a town centre location with excellent travel and rail links
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday per year rising to 25 days after 5 years service + bank holidays
  • Buying or selling annual leave
  • Access to a central work car park

When applying for a job with us you have two options.

Option 1: You can send us the Contact Details Form, alongside your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria.
Contact Details form

Option 2:
Send us the completed Application Form: Application Form

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


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Casual Halls Assistant

Salary £9.79 per hour, Spinal Column Point 3

This role is required to work flexibly across a 7-day working pattern, including evenings, bank holidays, and weekends.

A wide range of professional and community events take place at the Neeld Community and Arts Centre and the Town Hall hosts a busy schedule of meetings and private hires, as well as being a focal point for civic life in Chippenham.

The Halls Assistant will support any activities planned in these venues to ensure we are presenting ourselves to best effect. This can include overseeing professional shows, liaising with hires and performers, laying out rooms and cleaning up after an event so the facilities are ready for the next user.

The nature of the work is varied and can be physical, so flexibility is key. If you are service driven with a proactive and positive approach, then we would love to hear from you.

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Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022

If you have any questions about applying, please contact the Head of Venues Beth O’Brien on 01249 446699.

Groundsperson/Street Operative

Full time, 37 hours per week
Salary £20,043 to £21,269 (SCP 6 to 9) per annum

We are looking for three people to join our award-winning Environmental Services Team, for a varied role in keeping our town clean, green, and safe.

Groundsperson duties include all types of grounds maintenance including mowing, hedge cutting, and watering, and Street Operative duties include all types of street cleansing and litter collection.

The roles, which will include weekend working on a rota basis, support our all-year-round maintenance programme. If you like physical work and do not mind being outdoors in all weathers, we would love to hear from you. A driving license is required.

If you would like more information please contact Will Tidmarsh, Head of Environmental Services on 01249 446699 or email recruitment@chippenham.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 3 June 2022

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