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Latest Job Vacancies

Wiltshire Citizens Advice - Head of Finance and Business Support  - A unique opportunity in a thriving charity

We are looking for a  Head of Finance and Business Support. You will need to have experience of a managerial finance role with some knowledge of IT and HR functions. You don’t need previous experience of working in a charity but will require  a clear understanding of and support the values of Wiltshire Citizens Advice.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 16th March 2020 5pm. Interview date:  Provisionally Thursday 24th March 2020

Location:             Trowbridge, Chippenham or Devizes .       

Hours of Work: Contracted hours by agreement, minimum of 22.5 per week up to a maximum of 37 worked flexibly                       

Period:     Permanent               Salary:  £37,829 pro rata plus 6% pension contribution after 3 months.        Annual Leave:  33 days (inc bank holidays) 

If you are interested in working in an interesting and stimulating environment why not check our website to download an application pack at www.citizenadvicewiltshire.org.uk  or alternatively contact  . We do not accept CVs as part of the recruitment process. Citizens Advice recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds

Next Wiltshire Money Forum

The next Wiltshire Money Forum is on 19th March 2020 at Warminster Civic Centre (New Venue) Click here to register for the Forum

Following the Forum on the 19th March we will be holding a “Benefits Surgery” (between 1pm - 3pm). This is a chance for you to bring your benefit queries to an informal group discussion, sharing information, solutions and ways forward. Click here to register for the Benefits Surgery

You can also email for further details or to register. Email us to let us know if your organisation would like to present at a future Wiltshire Money Forum. We are always looking for volunteers! 

Previous Forums

Wiltshire Money Forum - December 2019

Thank you to all those who attended the event.  The event was attend by 27 delegates. 

You can find the presentations here. The  presentations  include Wiltshire Council’s updated Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Policy 2019. The scheme can offer Housing Benefit customers short term financial assistance with their housing costs during periods of particular need. Housing costs can include help towards rent, tenancy start up costs, and moving costs.

In addition, the trainer contact details for the "Gambling Awareness" session if you have any questions or requests for further training are included in the presentation slides

Wiltshire Money Forum - September 2019

Thank you to all those who attended the event.  The event was attend by approx 41 delegates.  You can find the presentations here

 All Presentations from earlier forums can be found on a separate web page by clicking here

 Training and Events

See below for details of current training opportunities and feedback from previous events

Future training events 

1 day Universal Credit in Practice Course on the 10 March 2020 

(Course now FULL All places are now taken.) 

Previous training Events 

Wiltshire Money - 1 day Universal Credit in Practice Course on the 5 February 2020. 

“Very experienced and engaging trainer. I will definitely use the information we covered and the resource pack”

The course, run by the Benefits Training Company, provided an update for those working with clients in receipt of UC. A total of 16 delegates, from a range of organisations, attended the training. 81% of delegates said they would certainly go on to use the information given to them and 100% of the delegates rated the course rated the Course 8/10 or above.