Current Vacancies

Head of Finance

Hours: 24 hours per week, (flexible working basis, including occasional evening and weekends)
Salary: £42,000 – £45,000 gross per annum pro rata, depending on experience 
Location: Community First offices in Hopton Park, Devizes

Community First

Community First is a dynamic charity committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. 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

As a leading charity based in Devizes, Wiltshire we are looking to appoint a highly experienced and dynamic finance professional to support the Chief Executive and the Board through the next phase of growth and development of the organisation. The Head of Finance is a key post within the organisation and is also the Company Secretary.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant, and a good team player committed to the charity sector. You will have the ability to bring strategic financial management to multiple and complex areas of work. A recent working knowledge of charity finance is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be employed on an annual contracted hours basis allowing for flexible working arrangements by agreement. Benefits package includes 25 days’ paid holiday pro rata, pension scheme, flexible working conditions, mileage allowance and training opportunities.

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. Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Midday on 17th July 2019                                      Interview date: 25th July 2019

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Sam Beale, Head of Finance on 01380 732803 or sbeale@communityfirst.org.uk

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Youth Consultant

Hours: No less than 5 hours per month but will normally be up to 10 hours per month, (flexible working basis, including occasional evening and weekends)

Contract: Fixed Term contract to 31st March 2020 with the potential for extension, subject to funding
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Location: Community First offices in Hopton Park, Devizes

Community First

Community First is a local charity putting people at the heart of all we do. Our team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Services we deliver include Youth Action Wiltshire, dedicated to improving the lives of young people.

The Role

The role may suit a candidate at the start of their career. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate that they can identify with and engage young people, and who care about services for young people. You will need a passion for improving services, with drive and enthusiasm. We are looking for up to eight new Youth Consultants who will play a significant role in ensuring that the voices and experiences of young people are fully represented and listened to across all of the Children and Young Peoples work delivered across Wiltshire. The project is funded by and will be delivered in partnership with Wiltshire Council and other agencies supporting young people.

Ideally candidates will have experience of accessing Wiltshire Council services, but this is not essential. Preference will be given to candidates who are seen as engaging with, relating to, acceptable to and contemporary to young people.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 19th July 2019

Interview dates: Tuesday 23rd July 2019

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Katrina Watson, Community Development Officer on 01380 732825 or kwatson@communityfirst.org.uk

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below. Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.