Haydon Wick Parish Council

Head of Parks & Open Spaces

Full time role, salary from £27,041-£31,346  

Haydon Wick Parish Council in North Swindon is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Senior Manager to oversee the Council’s Parks & Open Spaces service delivery.

The Parks & Open Spaces Team has nine staff with a budget of approximately £500k. Services range from grass and hedge cutting, maintaining 24 play parks, emptying 150+ litter bins, large green areas to include Moulden Hill and Seven Fields as well as managing three Leisure Garden (allotment) sites, a skate park and a specific Park and Open Spaces Depot.

A key priority is to locate and progress a fit for purpose Depot to house the Parks & Open Spaces Team.

The successful candidate will have a key role helping to develop the future of the service delivery in the parish.

A full and clean driving licence is essential, and you may be required to pass medical and other background recruitment checks.

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The recruitment process will be Covid-19 safe.

Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council


Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council is seeking a full time Town Clerk/RFO to serve this historic, unique and nationally recognised Town. The successful candidate will help to shape the future of the Council in its forward-thinking strategic developments and delivery of public services to our community of now more than 13,000 residents and lead a team of 18 staff members in delivering public services.

Proactive, motivated, and with experience gained through local government at Town or Parish Council level.   The ideal candidate will also be commercially-minded with experience in business as well as in local government, CILCA qualified with a track record of collaborative working with elected members in delivering their vision.  As the Responsible Financial Officer, the successful candidate will manage a budget of approximately £1m.


  • Location – Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
  • Permanent position with 6 months probationary period
  • Hours - 37 hours per week, with regular evening and occasional weekend working
  • Salary Scale [LC4 ) depending on skills, experience and qualifications.

Email: for an application pack.  Closing date 21st September 2020.  Covid-19 Regulations compliant first round Interviews week commencing 5th October 2020.