Current Vacancies

MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) Training Coordinator

Hours: Flexible, in response to demand for training, including some evening/weekend working. 

Salary: £13.25 gross per hour.  Actual hours will vary by month according to training delivered.

Location: Home-based, with hot-desk at Community First offices in Devizes as required.  You will be expected to travel to venues across Wiltshire and Swindon to deliver MiDAS training (mileage expenses paid).

Community First

Community First has been supporting Wiltshire and Swindon communities for more than 53 years. Our team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Putting people first is at the heart of everything we do.

The Role

We are looking for a reliable and experienced individual to deliver MiDAS training on behalf of Community First.  It is essential that you have D1 on your driving licence, either by virtue of passing your car driving test before 1997 or by passing a D1 test from 1997 onwards.  Successful applicants will be given MiDAS training in respect of driving the minibuses and safely securing and transporting people with disabilities.  We are looking for an individual with a caring and patient nature.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below.

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 13th March

Interview date: Thursday 28th March

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Harry Tipple, Head of Community and Business Development on 01380 732824 or htipple@communityfirst.org.uk

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Building Bridges Programme Administrator

£20,456 gross p.a.
Devizes based
36.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract to May 2021

We are looking for an individual who is extremely organised and can support the Building Bridges Programme Manager to effectively deliver the Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund and the European Social Fund.

The role will be to provide administrative assistance and general support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager, including administration of the financial claims process across all programme delivery partners.

It will require someone with an eye for detail and process who can provide reliable support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager and lead team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of the programme.

The role will be fully funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund. It is a two-year fixed term contract. The salary is £20,456 gross per annum, plus 7% employer pension contribution.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.

Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website

Closing date:  Midday, 8th March 2019          Interviews: 14th March 2019           

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below.

For additional information, please contact Dave Potts, Building Bridges Programme Manager on 01380 732826.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.

The project has received funding from the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund, as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

Building Bridges Programme Administrator (Finance)

£20,456 gross p.a.
Devizes based
36.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract to May 2021

We are looking for an individual who is extremely organised and can support the Building Bridges Programme Manager to effectively deliver the Building Bridges programme, jointly funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund and the European Social Fund.

The role will be to provide administrative assistance and general support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager, including administration of the financial claims process across all programme delivery partners.

It will require someone with an eye for detail and process who can provide reliable support to the Building Bridges Programme Manager and lead team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of the programme.

The role will be fully funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund. It is a two-year fixed term contract. The salary is £20,456 gross per annum, plus 7% employer pension contribution.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.

Further information regarding the Building Bridges programme can be found via our website

Closing date:  Midday, 5th March 2019          Interviews: 11th March 2019           

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below.

For additional information, please contact Dave Potts, Building Bridges Programme Manager on 01380 732826.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations, led by Community First, that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire.

The project has received funding from the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund, as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding