Secondment Opportunities

We welcome both inward and outward applications for secondment in order to:

  • Provide career development opportunities
  • Improve contacts and networks between organisations
  • Increase understanding between organisations
  • Provide access to wider thinking and sharing good practice
  • Allow individuals to invest in the work of others

Investors in People

IiPSouth West Councils is an Investors in People organisation and learning and development is a high priority. South West Councils has clearly defined policies and procedures, set out in an employee handbook which allows staff to know what is expected of them.



Administrative Assistant

Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton
Working hours:
Full Time, FTC May 2017 - 31 March 2018
£16,781- £17,772 (effective from 1 April 2017)

South West Councils needs additional high calibre people to meet the demands of a changing and challenging programme of work.

You will provide administrative support to officers and Members of the organisation.  You must have good organisational skills and experience of analysing information, providing briefings and taking notes.  You must  have an understanding of different channels of communications including social media and websites.

For an informal conversation about the role, please call Karen Stone on 01823 270101. 

South West Councils is committed to Equal Opportunities.  Applications from people wishing to work part time or job share are welcome.

An application pack is available below or telephone: 01823 270101 or e-mail.  All applications must be made using the official application form, CVs will not be accepted.

Covering Letter
Application Form- complete and return to South West Councils
Application Monitoring Form- complete and return to South West Councils
Job Description
Person Specification
General Requirements
Structure Chart

The closing date for all posts is 17.00 on Friday 7th April 2017

Interviews will possibly take place on Thursday 20th April 2017


Business Management Team

Matt Adams matt.adams@swcouncils.gov.uk

Job title: Business Admin Apprentice

Tel: 01823 270101

Website address: www.swcouncils.gov.uk