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Poynton Town Council - Vacancies and Voluntary Work

When jobs or volunteering opportunities become available at Poynton Civic Hall they will be posted on this web page.

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Poynton Heritage Garden

The garden situated between the Civic Hall, Library and Priorslegh Medical Centre was the successful transformation of what was a little used public area into a colourful and tranquil space.

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A picturesque park with a pool, ancient trees and wildlife, including great crested grebes, mute swan and tufted duck, dragon and damselflies.

 

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Coronavirus Guidance

Guidance for Poynton's Community Response to Covid-19 for ‘volunteers helping neighbours’ and for ‘residents who are self-isolating’. Click here for more details.

Coronavirus - Vulnerable Residents

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Happy to Chat

‘Happy to Chat’ benches invite residents to say ‘hello’ or signal that they will talk to other people. There are now 2 dedicated benches near the Civic Hall. Click here for more details.

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Vacancies and Voluntary Work

 

Cleaner – Part Time (10hrs per week) - Job vacancy at Poynton Town Council

Poynton Town Council has an immediate vacancy for a part time cleaner at the Civic Hall in Poynton.

The hours of work will be:

Monday 8am – 10am
Tuesday – Thursday
3.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday
3.30pm – 4.30pm

The postholder will be required to be flexible around the hours of work and may be required to occasionally work weekends. Hours may vary subject to the bookings and events taking place at the Civic Hall, notice of changes to the working pattern will be given in advance.

The Civic Hall provides excellent facilities to host a variety of community and private activities, celebrations and parties. The role holder will be required to ensure all areas of the Offices, Civic Hall, Reception Area, Rooms, Kitchen and Toilets used by hirers and staff are kept clean and tidy at all times.

There is a physical element of setting up and packing away furniture and the post holder will therefore need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to manage the practical demands of the role. In addition, the cleaner must be able to develop good relationships with all building users and visitors.

The salary is the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) New SCP 1 – 2, depending on experience, payable monthly.

If you would like to join this dynamic team to help continue to deliver high quality services to hirers, we would like to hear from you.

For a full job description, employee specification and application form, or for further information, please email Kate McDowell, the Deputy Clerk, on kate.mcdowell@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk or ring 01625 872238, or call in to the Civic Hall between 9am and 4.30pm.

Click here to view or download a PDF version of the above information.

 

Voluntary Work

If you are interested in volunteering opportunities, other than those listed below, please contact Sharon Duke, Communities Co-ordinator, on 01625 872238.

Make a real difference and have a rewarding experience by volunteering with one of the groups that Poynton Town Council works with.

 

Hydrologist - voluntary

The Town Council is currently seeking a hydrologist who is willing to become a volunteer member of the Town Council Flooding Working Group. If you are an expert in this area and willing to join the Working Group please contact the Clerk by email haf.barlow@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk

 

Time out café (Friday 2pm – 4pm)

Time Out Cafe imageTime Out Café provides a guaranteed warm and friendly welcome, refreshments and a chat. Our volunteers make available a cup of tea and biscuits with a game of bingo or colouring activity and the opportunity to meet other people. Occasionally our local PCSO’s drop-in to say hello, and it’s an opportunity to find out about other services and groups in the area.

We are looking for volunteers who can serve refreshments and provide a friendly face.

All the volunteer opportunities are available on a rota basis, so any time you can offer would be welcomed. For more information and no obligation chat, please contact Sharon Duke, Communities Co-ordinator on 01625 872238, for an informal, no obligation chat.

More details about the Time out café can be found on the Adult Health and Wellbeing page.

 

Pride in Poynton - Poynton Pick and Tidy Group

Show ‘Pride in Poynton’ by making a real difference to the presentation of your local neighbourhood.

Love Where We Live Civic Pride logoPoynton Town Council organise a twice-yearly working day event on the Inclines, which involves clearing non-native vegetation and general tidying up. We also have a small team of volunteer litter pickers, ‘Poynton Pickers’, who regularly pick litter from areas in Poynton.

We’re looking to build upon this and encourage residents and businesses to join the ‘Poynton Pick and Tidy Group’ improving the presentation of public areas in Poynton.

If you would like to find out more, enjoy light gardening and would be happy to get involved, please contact Sharon Duke, Communities Co-ordinator on 01625 872238, for an informal, no obligation chat.

 

 

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