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PC Minutes 11th April 2017

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL

Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th April 2017

Present: Nicky Ellis, Bob Holmes, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, Lynne Simmons, Netty Knill-Jones, John Walker, Kevin Bentley, 2 Zone Wardens, 5 members of the public

Apologies for absence: Robert Kean, Liz Davidson, Andrew Ellis, Robert Davidson

Minutes of the last meeting were agreed by all and signed by the chairman

Zone Warden Report: Unfortunately there are still many vehicles speeding Continue reading

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Vacancy at Abberton Rural Training

abberton-rural-trainingABBERTON RURAL TRAINING

PART TIME ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT VACANCY

Based at:       Layer Water Treatment Works, Church Road, Layer de la Haye, Essex CO2 0EP

Hours:           Monday – Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00 with an opportunity to increase the hours worked further as the project develops

Salary:           Negotiable 

Abberton Rural Training is a new Rural Skills training charity providing Further Education for post 16 students in Land Based Studies, and short course programmes in a variety of rural skills. A diverse range of organisations have come together to work in partnership to create and deliver Abberton Rural Training. These include Essex County Council, Colchester Borough Council, Layer Parish Council, Rural Community Council of Essex, Colchester Institute, Writtle College and Essex Wildlife Trust. 

Following the commencement of our courses, we now wish to recruit a part time Administrative Assistant who will support the Project Manager and the Programme Tutors in:

  • maintaining student and timetable records;
  • recording and investigating student absence;
  • dealing with parent/family enquiries;
  • following up referrals;
  • booking visits;
  • liaising with feeder schools and other community bodies;
  • taking minutes for meetings;
  • updating finance records;
  • purchasing consumables and other items relevant to the course;
  • handling the post; and
  • dealing with other administrative requirements as they arise.

The successful candidate will ideally have had experience working within an educational environment, and will be proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word. You will be educated to at least GCSE standard, including Maths and English, with excellent IT, organisational and communication skills, and will possess the ability to work effectively to tight deadlines whilst handling multiple priorities. Outstanding attention to detail, first-class interpersonal and team-working skills, and the ability to establish good working relations at every level of the organisation, are all essential requirements for the post. A First Aid qualification would also be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS (formerly CRB) check, and references will be sought.

This summary is designed to assist prospective candidates in understanding the key components of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive. The content of the role may be subject to modification from time to time.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Jacqui Stone, Project Manager, Abberton Rural Training at: jacqui.stone@abbertonruraltraining.org.  The closing date for receipt of applications is 3rd November 2014.

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