Warminster is a scenic market town in Wiltshire, located right on the periphery of the Salisbury Plain and Wylye Valley. Well known for UFO sightings, the town lies just a short distance away from several historical and picturesque attractions. Home to about 20,000 residents, Warminster is served by a couple of trunk roads – the A36 linking Salisbury and Bath, as well as A350 that connects Blandford Forum and Westbury. It is accessible via rail, bus and coach services.
Replete with entertainment and sporting facilities, several religious establishments, local newspaper and a radio station, a couple of secondary schools and seven primary schools - ideal for those looking for education jobs - this town also has some solid military connections.
Warminster Job Opportunities
There are several sources for jobs in Warminster – ranging from schools, banks, finance and insurance firms to software companies and the omnipresent outlets of some of the largest supermarket chains. Lyons Seafoods Limited has the distinction of being among the top 150 companies in the region. The quaint setting also makes the town a great tourist spot, generating several jobs in Warminster within the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors.
The Dewey museum, The Athenaeum, Shearwater Sailing Club as well as tour operators also offer job opportunities in Warminster. The Warminster Hospital and other healthcare and dental clinics provide healthcare jobs in the area.
Warminster Employment Trends
An urban expansion plan is being proposed in West Warminster with 900 new homes likely to come up in the area over a longer time period. The plan also covers laying new roads in the areas that are currently under development. Wiltshire council is on the lookout for social workers and procurement professionals, apart from regularly generating jobs as and when there are vacancies or new initiatives in the offing. Independent businesses also have the support and guidance of the local council.