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Premises and Business Support Manager - Community First

Hours: Up to 36.5 hours per week (but would consider less hours for the right candidate) 

Salary: £30,480 FTE gross per annum, plus 7% employers pension contribution  

Contract:       Permanent 

Location: Head office based at Hopton Park, Devizes  

Supervisor:   Chief Executive   

Community First 

Community First is a dynamic charity committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. Our team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Putting people first is at the heart of everything we do. 

The Role 

We are looking for an individual to manage our central business support functions including premises, HR, payroll, administration and IT functions for the charity and work closely with the CEO on Governance duties to ensure the organisation meets its Charitable objectives 

You will have experience in business and back-office support at a senior level, possess an analytical and organised approach and have thorough administration skills.  The role will oversee the smooth running and support systems for the Hopton Office and will oversee day to day management of the premises.  

We need an organised, confident, adaptable and motivated individual who is a team player. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, have a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel and have good written and verbal communication skills.  It is essential that you have a good telephone manner and that you are confident in dealing with a wide variety of people.  

Benefits package includes 25 days’ pro rata paid holiday, staff pension scheme, flexible working conditions, mileage allowance and training opportunities.  

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.   

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Val Phillips, Premises and Business Support Manager on 01380 732819 or   


The Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this role can be found on our website at Please note we are unable to accept CVs. 

Closing date: 19 September 2023 

Interview date: Week commencing 25 September 2023  

Please send completed applications forms to Val Phillips, Premises and Business Support Manager at or by post to Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY. 

Community First is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 288117 

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