Work Experience

Work experience at Wiltshire Council

The applications window for work experience is now closed.

It will be re-open on 1st October for placements between for placements between 8th January and 29th March.

We have a diverse workforce of over 4,000 people

Come & meet them...

If you are interested in a work experience placement please e-mail in your enquiry to our work experience e-mail.

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How would you like to experience what it's like working for one of the county’s largest employers?

Our work experience programme is officially open so whatever career you are interested in, we will do our very best to find a suitable placement for you. 

At Wiltshire Council we recognise that high quality work placements provide individuals with the opportunity to learn new skills, build contacts and experience what it is like working in a real job.

Our aim is to help you make informed choices about your career and give you the chance to make a real contribution to helping our communities.

During your placement we will also help you develop the soft skills, attitudes and behaviours expected in the workplace.

Caitlin completed her placement in our Economic Development service "Amanda was FANTASTIC. I had clear communication from Amanda at all times. I learned about networking and the importance of social media to businesses"

Wiltshire Council provide over 300 different services to the people of Wiltshire and have a diverse workforce of over 4,000 people. We have three main hubs in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury.

We are passionate about having a strong community spirit where people in communities come together to support each other. By working closely with communities, businesses and neighbouring authorities we can achieve so much more and together we can make Wiltshire an even better place to live, work and visit.

Alisha spent a week placement with our Adult Social Care services "this week has shown me that I 100% want to work in social care"

To make sure that your request can be considered the timeframe between your request and the start date of the placement must be a minimum of 4 months.

To find out more about our work experience placements, please contact Recruitment Specialist, Natalia Kubis

E-mail: Telephone: 01225 713 208

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