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Calow Parish Council is looking to appoint to the position of General Handyperson.

Applicants should have a passion for working in a community organisation and have demonstrable experience of carrying out general maintenance tasks. Applicants should also ideally have previous experience relating to gardening and/or grounds maintenance. Experience in using a variety of hand and power tools is also required. The Handyperson will be expected to work throughout the Parish of Calow although the main area of work will be Eastwood Park and the Recreation Ground. The successful applicant will be required to attend training courses as required and will be expected to liaise regularly with park users, sports teams and Parish Council members. More »

The salary will be in line with the Real Living Wage, currently £9.90 per hour (reviewed annually) and the post holder will be expected to work an average of 10 hours per week including weekends. Hours may fluctuate with seasonal demand.

Please send a letter of application detailing relevant experience, along with details of two referees, to Mr A Anderson, Clerk to Calow Parish Council, 12 Nether Close, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6UR or by email to:

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th May 2022. » Less

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 19:30 by Admin

Business Directory

Business Directory

Do you own a business in Calow? Or a club, group or society? Would you like it promoted for free?

Then fill in the form using the following link:

Please note: we only will allow businesses that fall within Calow Parish Boundary so please give your full address.

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 17:55 by Admin

Employment & Employability - Working Communities Project

Employment & Employability - Working Communities Project

The Working Communities Project provides free 1-1 support for NED residents who are unemployed or facing redundancy. The service aims to assist residents overcome barriers to finding employment, it is confidential and tailor made to each individual's needs. Residents can either refer themselves onto the service or be referred to the service by their Job Centre Work Coach – either way is done on a voluntary basis. More »

Sessions are usually held in the community to ensure it is accessible for residents, however, support is currently being offered using WhatsApp video call and by email and phone.

If you want to find out more about the Project or make an appointment to access support, please contact Mark Szadura, Community Employment Adviser. Tel.: 07973 343383; Email: » Less

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 12:00 by Admin