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Mental Health at Work – CIPD Support

2018-09-18T11:26:11+00:0019th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

Promoting and supporting employee well-being is at the heart of CIPD’s purpose to champion better work and working lives. Good mental health plays an increasingly important part in health and well-being at work, as reported cases of mental health conditions and stress related absences rise. The CIPD has been working closely with the Royal [...]

Care Leaver Internship Scheme

2018-09-13T14:14:39+00:0018th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

What is the Care Leaver Internship Scheme? The Care Leavers Internship Scheme supports the cross-government Keep on Caring strategy . By signing up to the Care Leaver Covenant we show our commitment to helping care leavers to make the difficult transition from care to independence. The Care Leaver Internship Programme is one way we [...]

Become a prison officer – vacancies

2018-09-10T13:11:30+00:0014th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

As a Prison Officer you'll provide an incredibly important public service, helping rehabilitate offenders so they lead crime-free lives upon release – meaning fewer victims and safer streets. Throughout your career, you’ll receive support and opportunities for training. You could choose to specialise in working with vulnerable prisoners, train to become a dog handler [...]

Student Finance Repayment Threshold Increased

2018-09-10T13:26:04+00:0012th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

As of April 2019, the Student Loan Repayment threshold is increasing from £25,000 to £25,750 a year. This means that students won't have to make any repayments until they earn over this amount. This means for example: if a student earns £25,749 a year, every year for the rest of their life, they will [...]

BBC Career Returners Programme

2018-09-11T12:50:02+00:0011th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

Location: London, Salford and Glasgow Start date: January 2019 Programme: 6 months, flexible working options available Are you looking to return to work after an extended career break? Would you like to join an organisation that is driving the reinvention of the media while developing your technical skills in a flexible and supportive environment? [...]

The Year of Engineering – Principal Engineer Case Study

2018-06-26T13:16:11+00:0010th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

Martin Rose, Principal Engineer in Highways has been working at Wiltshire Council since 1990. He began his engineering career in a trainee role as a roads technician. We asked him how his career has progressed? I studied alongside older more experienced colleagues, much like an apprenticeship. I completed a BTEC ONC and HNC in [...]

Success at apprenticeship information event

2018-09-03T12:15:02+00:004th September, 2018|Categories: All News|

On Thursday 23rd August – GCSE results day, the Employment and Skills team met with members of the public including; students and parents who were interested in apprenticeships. We met with young people who had varying levels of knowledge around apprenticeships; many of whom wanted to know if their future career aspirations were available [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 3 Maintenance Operations

2018-06-26T11:21:38+00:003rd September, 2018|Categories: All News|

Tom is a Maintenance Operations Apprentice at Devizes based Aster Group; landlord and developer of new homes. Aster Group build homes for open market sale and shared ownership, and reinvest their profits into developing the business, its people and local communities. Having gained GCSE’s in Geography, Physical Education and Business, Tom went on to [...]

Wiltshire College granted University Centre status

2018-08-30T14:10:49+00:001st September, 2018|Categories: All News|

Wiltshire College has been granted University Centre status in recognition of its degree and higher level courses. The Department for Education approved the proposed change after the College’s partner universities, Wiltshire Council and local schools all backed the move. It means that with immediate effect the College will be known as Wiltshire College & [...]