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Youth Justice Reparation Worker (Former Employee) –  Trowbridge, Wiltshire4 November 2018
Valuable Experience and Role, salary and hours were flexible so great if you have commitments.

A lot of driving was involved which can be time consuming.
Pros
Flexible Hours
Cons
Inconsistent hours
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great easy going
Landscape Gardener/Labourer (Former Employee) –  wiltshire24 October 2018
nice working place , ie outside working alone side 2 guys , teamwork , and friendship , getting , my hands dirty again , great feeling , and making you feel that you make other people happy when you have done a good job,,,
Pros
lift to and from work
Cons
none..
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great fun workplace
council volunteer (Former Employee) –  Wiltshire2 August 2018
really enjoyed my day working for Wiltshire council. on this day i made a small bridge for people to walk across as the older one had gotten rotten and was become a safety hazard.
Pros
working outside
Cons
long hours
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Good
Library Assistant (Current Employee) –  Chippenham, Wiltshire18 July 2018
Good company to work for. Regular reviews and appraisals. Opportunities for learning and developing. Colleagues supportive and helpful. I had several good managers.
Pros
Nice colleagues
Cons
Building could do with renovation
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I have worked at various leisure centres within wiltshire council and hated every second of it.
Lifeguard/Leisure Assistant (Former Employee) –  Five Rivers6 June 2018
Working for the leisure centres within wiltshire have been nothing but hard work with no rewards. The management are awful and they do not care about their staff or about they're wellbeing. I was signed off with stress and depression and they still forced me to work. Don't work there!
Pros
cheap membership
Cons
everything else!
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Engaging Workplace
Systems (Current Employee) –  Trowbridge, Wiltshire15 April 2018
Wiltshire Council is a very engaging place to work with excellent benefits and work/ life balance but currently slow progression unless highly specialised.
Pros
benefits
Cons
progression
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ok to work for
Waste Management Operative (Current Employee) –  Salisbury25 January 2018
worked at better, but not every department is the same as I have worked with various managers and they all work differently to each other, but overall it ok
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Dull and very 'clicky'
Neighbourhood Assistant (Former Employee) –  Salisbury, Wiltshire5 January 2018
Previously worked for Wiltshire Council. the job was OK, but many of the staff were not genuine. They were discriminative against customers, and were also very clicky within the office environment.
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Overall a good place to work
Technical Specialist (Former Employee) –  Trowbridge, Wiltshire14 November 2017
Generally a good place to work, if the post is suitable much of the time you can work from home with fairly painless IT access. A good culture of teamwork, however recent cuts to public spending now making the delivery of some services extremely difficult.
Pros
Working from home where appropriate
Cons
Spending cuts means increasing reduction of posts
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Social and fun work place.
Recreate (Current Employee) –  Five Rivers Salisbury14 September 2017
A typical day at work consists of cleaning, making sure the pools are set up correctly, ensuring that people are safe and behaving appropriately whilst also having a positive experience.
Pros
Pension.
Cons
Long shifts in exhausting heat.
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Horrible
Personal Assistant (Former Employee) –  Trowbridge, Wiltshire7 September 2017
It wasn't a very nice atmosphere to work in and seems I worked in children's services with a child myself they are not very understanding at all......
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Family man job
Loading operative (Former Employee) –  Salisbury, Wiltshire9 August 2017
Working for Wiltshire council has many benefits it's good working hours from 7-3 so you can pick your kids up from school and the supervisors are flexible with that. The only Down side is you have to start through agency before you get a contract and some agency have been working there and have not received a contract in 3 years
Pros
Early finishing
Cons
Poor wage
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Great place to work
Receptionist Business Administrator (Former Employee) –  Melksham, Wiltshire, UK30 May 2017
Excellent place to work - Friendly small team who supported each other. A very supportive management to work closely with a good workplace culture.
Very busy reception - switchboard.
the most enjoyable part of the job was providing excellent admin support to team leaders. Providing grants to families of disabled children.
Pros
Good management no micro-managing employees
Cons
Limited parking
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Good Organisation to work for
Traveller Liaison Officer (Former Employee) –  Wilton, Wiltshire18 April 2017
A good organisation to work for. They look after you and care about their staff.
The public sector is getting more and more stretched and this is passed on to the employee's, but they are there for you if it get's too much.
Pros
Lot's of paid holiday
Cons
Amount of work
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Good working environment
Admin Assistant (Former Employee) –  Salisbury, Wiltshire1 March 2017
Gained more experience in a relaxed environment.

Unfortunately, my fixed term contract is not being extended due to there being no ongoing funding for the post.
Pros
Rewards scheme.
Cons
Open plan office.
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Volunteer Work
Event Steward (Former Employee) –  Chippenham, Wiltshire27 January 2017
i worked for this organisation as a volunteer at town events as one offs, and worked as a small team with people I didn't know, marshaling the public at the event.
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Good place
Accounting technician (Former Employee) –  Trowbridge, Wiltshire12 December 2016
Great progression, nice staff, good pay, good facilities. Enjoyable work - lower grades well supported. Structures work well. Parking available - staff benefits
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Good to gain experience in this sector
Support Worker (Former Employee) –  Wiltshire3 December 2016
Very poor management
Nothing was confidential
zero support
Unsatisfactory care plans in place
More cleaning going on than care
Pros
good pay
Cons
unsociable job
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Fun place to work.
Manager of the Pest Control and Dog Warden Service (Former Employee) –  Wiltshire3 December 2016
• Responsible for accounting and management of all Pest control including finances, equipment including stock rotation, asset tracking, receipts/issues, management checks and audits. Ensuring the correct equipment is in the right place at the right time.
Pros
Meeting new people on a daily basis
Cons
Angry customers wanting something for nothing
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Variable
Facilities Operations Officer (Former Employee) –  Trowbridge14 November 2016
Dependent on the personality and ethics of immediate management.
At Trowbridge this was generally very good, at Chippenham much less satisfactory in my view.
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