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Victoria Bayley - Head of Whole Life Commissioning

Victoria Bayley - Head of Whole Life Commissioning

I’ve worked for Wiltshire Council for almost 14 years, both in operations and commissioning. I enjoy spending quality time with my family. My interests include spending time outdoors, taking my dogs for walks or anything on water, such as kayaking. I like to keep my mind active with word searches and sudoku, I also love music.…

Chloe - Social Work

Chloe - Social Work

The best part about being a social worker, is working with a number of people that all come with their own life stories and experiences.…

Rachel #SocialCareStars

Rachel #SocialCareStars

I have worked with Wiltshire Council for 16 years and would say that there are opportunities for development, supportive managers and a lovely building to work (when we can). Once you come to Wiltshire Council there are different teams that specialise in supporting children and young people; Fostering, Safeguarding, Children in Care, Emerald Team (CSE), Children with Disabilities, Young People’s Service and Youth Offending Service. I would recommend doing some research on the teams however, there is always a crossover with work to enable a better understanding.…

Cath - Step Up to Social Work

Cath - Step Up to Social Work

Be prepared to learn more about yourself as well as what you need to become a social worker, and although it is challenging, the end result makes it worthwhile.…

Claire - Step Up to Social Work

Claire - Step Up to Social Work

Who knew that I could complete a post-graduate qualification, work full time and home school my own children all at the same time?!…

Life as an Apprentice Payroll Assistant

Life as an Apprentice Payroll Assistant

Working for Wiltshire Council has changed me as a person. When I joined in 2016, I was quite quiet and didn’t have much experience with customer service. Now I feel confident as a person and with my work, which is a credit to the team I work with and the organisation’s commitment to developing its workforce.…

A day in the life of redeployment - Clare Chester

A day in the life of redeployment - Clare Chester

I feel privileged to be redeployed as it has been a great opportunity for me to use my signing skills and to feel like I am making a difference to a young person’s education during this strange time…

Life as an Apprentice Commissioning Support Assistant!

Life as an Apprentice Commissioning Support Assistant!

It's great being surrounded by so many people who are so experienced with commissioning, at this point in my career I think it's great to be able to learn from as many people as possible.…

Starting out as an Apprentice Engineer

Starting out as an Apprentice Engineer

I was however surprised that within a very short time scale I was given projects that afforded me a great deal of autonomy where I could learn and develop at my own pace, all whilst having expert guidance to help me along the way.…

Meet our Apprentice Highways Records Officer!

Meet our Apprentice Highways Records Officer!

I had a great day out with one of the Trees and Woodland Officers where we resolved some issues regarding trees that had fallen over or had been damaged. We finished off climbing and abseiling a tree to check its health, also to see if any bats were nesting. Later in the month, I had another great day out with one of the Countryside Access Officers. We visited many sites to check the land, brown tracks, and byways.…

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