Local Council Assistant

  • Hours:           10 hours per week, (including regular evening and weekends)
  • Salary:           £5,769 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution (£21,057 FTE)
  • Location:      Head office based at Hopton Park, Devizes although regular county wide travel will be required.

Community First

Community First is a dynamic charity committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. Our team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Putting people first is at the heart of everything we do.

The Role

The post holder will work with the Local Council Advisor to deliver a comprehensive information and guidance service for the Wiltshire Association of Local Councils, with the gathering and disseminating of information relating to parish and town councils to enable local councils to develop and support community initiatives.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Harry Tipple, Head of Community and Partnership Development on 01380 732824 or htipple@communityfirst.org.uk  or Deborah Bourne, Local Council Advisor on 01380 732808 or dbourne@communityfirst.org.uk (No agencies please).


The Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this role can be found via the Community First website. Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date:          6 June 2022
Interview date:     15 June 2022

Please send completed applications forms to Val Phillips, Premises and Business Support Manager at vphillips@communityfirst.org.uk or by post to Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 288117