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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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Welcome to the Poynton Town Council website. Here you can find all about the council, the latest community news, meeting minutes and publications as well as youth initiatives, clubs and societies and local events.

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Welcome to the Poynton Town Council website. Here you can find all about the council, the latest community news, meeting minutes and publications as well as youth initiatives, clubs and societies and local events.

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.

More photos here.

Macclesfield Canal

Poynton Marina is the ideal place start a walk along the canal footpath or further afield into to Lyme Park and the Peak District. Walking maps are available from Civic Hall Reception.

See more of Poynton's interesting places and 'things to do' on our visitor information page.

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Deva Park Award

£49,889.00 has been awarded by Cheshire East Council for the installation of new play equipment, new safety surfaces and picnic area at Deva Park. More details.

Anson Museum Steaming!

Largest collection of engines in Europe, with steam engines running Easter Sunday & Monday, plus stunning scale model of Poynton in the early 1900s. More details.

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Vacancies and Voluntary Work

 

Town Clerk: Poynton Town Council Clerk Vacancy

Poynton with Worth Town Council is seeking a full time Clerk.

This busy leadership role, based in the centre of the village, involves being principal adviser to eighteen elected Councillors. The Clerk is also responsible for ensuring the effective management and control of the Council’s finances and resources and for leading the Council’s team of thirteen staff in order to ensure continuous and sustained improvements to the quality of everyday life for Poynton’s residents.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a broad range of relevant experience; he or she will already hold an appropriate local government qualification.

The incremental salary scale begins at NALC | SLCC scale point 40 (SCP 34 on the new pay spine from 1st April 2019) with the opportunity for further incentives dependent upon experience and qualifications.

For a full job description and application form please e-mail ian.hollingworth@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk phone 01625 872238, or call at the Civic Hall, off Park Lane, Poynton SK12 1RB

The deadline for applications is Friday 5th April 2019

You can download the above information as a PDF here.

 

Voluntary Work

If you are interested in volunteering opportunities, other than those listed below, please contact Sharon Dukes, 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.

 

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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