Horndean Parish Council - Estate Warden

 £18,426 pa


Horndean Parish Council is responsible for managing and maintaining 60 hectares of public land. We are currently recruiting a full time permanent member of staff with horticultural and grounds maintenance experience. The majority of the land is managed for nature conservation and public access, including four Local Nature Reserves and one Site of Special Scientific Interest. The remaining area includes parks, flower beds, play areas, sports facilities and amenity grassland, all of which are highly valued by local residents.

Duties associated with the role will include tree and hedge maintenance, re-stocking and managing shrub, flower beds and hanging baskets, as well as other routine grounds maintenance tasks.  The role includes the management of the nature reserves with brush cutting, scrub clearance and tree maintenance.

We are looking for applicants who possess a practical skills base, be physically capable of undertaking all duties connected with the role and be able to work effectively, either using your own initiative or within a team.  The post holder will take pride in their work, completing tasks to a high standard and hold a full driving licence.

Ideal applicant will be a good communicator and have in-depth knowledge of nature conservation and countryside management, as well as experience of managing public amenity areas.

Closing date details:

Closing date for Applications:      30 August 2019 (No CV’s will be accepted, application form only).

Interview date:                                 Week commencing 23 September 2019.

Contact person:

For more information and to view a full job description and person specification, please visit the Horndean Parish Council website at

Alternatively call Carla Baverstock-Jones – Chief Officer on 02392 597766 or email

Yateley Town Council - Events & Communications Officer

Yateley Town Council is currently seeking a part-time Events & Communications Officer, on a 15 hours per week, 18 month fixed-term contract, to join our busy and friendly team. We are looking for an organised person with the energy to successfully develop and deliver the Council’s events programme, in this new and exciting role.

Yateley Town Council prides itself on being an innovative, community minded Council, working together to service the needs of our wonderful town. You will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver the Council’s community events programme and will be working with our vibrant community as part of the project management process. The role also involves the coordination of the Council’s corporate communications, on and offline, alongside the proactive promotion of the community events programme.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Have events or other project management experience gained from either the private or public sector;
  • Possess excellent organisational and people-skills and can work flexibly to achieve successful outcomes;
  • Have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a flair for promotion and communication;
  • Enjoy the rewards of working with the community to achieve something special and can work flexibly when required.

In return we can offer you a rate of pay of £13.99 per hour (£10,943 per annum), 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro-rata and the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For the full job details and application form please visit

Closing date details:

Closing date for applications is: Friday 16th August 2019, 5.00pm

Contact person:

If you would like to apply or for more information please contact Rochelle Halliday or Alison Blanchard on 01252 872198,

Applications should be emailed or posted to:

Yateley Town Council, Council Offices, Reading Road, Yateley, GU46 7RP, tel 01252 872198, email