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A #DayInTheLife of a Countryside Access Officer

A #DayInTheLife of a Countryside Access Officer

What’s the best thing about being a Countryside Access Officer? I love being able to get out in the beautiful Wiltshire Countryside; my area covers parts of three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty!…

A #DayInTheLife of a Pest Controller

A #DayInTheLife of a Pest Controller

I’ve seen some great things in this job, like a badger with cubs under someone’s shed! I would say that one of the weirdest I’ve been called out to was probably when a couple thought they had rats in their loft but it turned out to be stoats. However, I also get sent pots of fluff or skin from people who think they are being bitten by something; they try to trap the pest, and then send it over to me.…

#EPICadventure - Ask an Apprentice Edition!

#EPICadventure - Ask an Apprentice Edition!

In 2018, 41% of the apprenticeships started were by people over the age of 24, 30% were started by those aged between 19-24 and 28% were started by those aged under 19. Whether you’re a young adult coming into your first workplace or already have begun your career and are looking to gain more skills it can be hard to tell what becoming an apprentice is really like. I’ve interviewed two apprentices at the council to give us the low-down on what to expect and their own thoughts and experiences.…

Siobhan - Youth Justice Worker

Siobhan - Youth Justice Worker

My name is Siobhan, I am 25 years old and I am currently working as a youth justice worker in the youth offending team.…

An #EPIC Adventure - Meet the Apprentices Blog #1

An #EPIC Adventure - Meet the Apprentices Blog #1

Get to know Kaylee and Alice and their thoughts on being Digital Marketing Apprentices at Wiltshire Council, why they chose an apprenticeship and what they will be getting up to over the next few months!…

Katy - Technical Support Officer

Katy - Technical Support Officer

Hello, my name is Katy and I am a Technical Support Officer in Environmental Services. This is a new position I gained in June after being an apprentice in the planning department for a year and a half.…

Alice - Recruitment Assistant

Alice - Recruitment Assistant

My name is Alice; I’m a Recruitment Assistant in the Resourcing Team. Before working at the council, I worked in various customer service roles, mainly in the retail industry…

James - Recruitment Assistant

James - Recruitment Assistant

Hello there, my name is James and I am a Recruitment Assistant in the Resourcing Team at Wiltshire Council. Before coming to Wiltshire Council, I was studying a BTEC Business Level 3 at Trowbridge College and had a part-time job at a hardware shop.…

Marie – Principal Accountant

Marie – Principal Accountant

I began my working life in accountancy practice but found it a bit “after the event” and not able to make a real difference so and moved onto a newspaper publisher which I loved…

Leire - HR Development Officer

Leire - HR Development Officer

I was born and raised in Spain. I am from the north, near the border with France, where it’s not as hot and sunny…

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