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Current job vacancies available to apply for at Mendip District Council and partner organisations.

Mendip District Council's Current Vacancies:

Group Manager (Planning and Growth Services) - Closing Date 18/2/19

How to apply: We want to make the process of applying for this role as straight forward as possible. To this end, we ask that your application consists of the following:

  • A covering letter, no more than two pages in length which addresses and provides evidence against the criteria, set out in the Person Specification. The covering letter provides you with the opportunity to explain your motivation for applying, as well as highlighting how your experience and achievements fit with the requirements of the role. As such, it is an important part of the application process.
  • A copy of your most recent and up to date curriculum vitae

For more information about the above role, and to apply please go to here

Shape Partnership Services Vacancies:

We have the following vacancy available with Shape Partnership Services (hosted by Mendip District Council):

Senior Planning Lawyer (Part-time), Grade E (£37,311 - £41,571) - Closing Date 15/2/19
Job Description and application form can be obtained by emailing:


Non-Mendip Job Opportunities:

The following vacancies are available:

YMCA: P2I Support Worker - Floating Support, 25 hours Monday to Friday (to cover maternity leave, 42 weeks)

Salary £13.273 per year

The post holder will be working with young people, P2I Flexible Support Team Leader and P2I Manager (Service Manager) to enable young people in the first instance to return home where safe to do so or identify alternative housing solutions and support.  Support will be provided across the district where needed.

For an informal chat, contact Holly on 01749 679553.  If you would like to apply, please go to: to fill out an application form, unfortunately CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Sunday 24th February 2019


SWAP Internal Audit Services: Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive, Maternity Cover (12 months with possible extension) (Yeovil)

Salary range £21,057 - £23,935 (Subject to pay award in April 2019)

SWAP Internal Audit Services is a highly successful and respected provider of Internal Audit Services to a growing number of local authorities, other public sector bodies and private sector clients.  The main duties will be to provide personal assistant duties to the Chief Executive and support to the two Executive Directors. You will also be required to provide comprehensive administrative support to the whole company and in particular provide back up to the Support Officer in their absence which will include work in the areas of IT Support, HR and Finance in our busy back office.

For further information on SWAP please see our website or contact Chris Gunn, Company Secretary on 01935 848541.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to The covering letter should clearly explain why you are applying for the post detailing your relevant skills and experience.

Closing Date:Wednesday 20th February 2019  Interview Date: Thursday 28th February 2019


Useful links for job vacancies in and around the Mendip area:

Please visit the Somerset County Council website for information about current vacancies

Please visit the Universal Jobmatch website for information about current vacancies

Please visit the Mendip YMCA website for information about current vacancies

Please visit the NHS Jobs website for information about current vacancies

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Spark Somerset Volunteer Opportunities

Last modified: 13 February 2019