VACANCY FOR DEPUTY TOWN CLERK
Part-time position working 25 hours per week
Salary scale LC3 SCP 33 - 38 £36,922 - £41,881 (pay award pending plus Local Government Pension Scheme)
Lytchett Minster and Upton Town Council is a thriving and dynamic town council, embracing change and ensuring it takes advantage of the opportunities this offers while engaging with our local community. You could be part of this by working at the heart of the council, supporting the clerk in all areas of responsibility but also taking ownership of assigned projects or activities.
The town council has 15 councillors and committees covering Amenities, Environment, Planning and Finance and Administration. The council has representatives on many groups and organisations - such as those linked to Dorset Council and others outside the local government sector. The staff structure is made up of 3 officers and 3 outside staff.
The town council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Deputy Town Clerk to support and deputise for the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer in undertaking the work of the council, and to work closely and actively with the clerk and elected members to develop services. The key duties and responsibilities are detailed in the job description and person specification.
The Key Terms and Conditions of the post can be found here.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have relevant experience and a track record of achievement, innovation and commitment to public service. They must also be motivated and community focused and possess sound communication and organisational skills.
A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification is desired, and the willingness to work to achieve this is essential, as is knowledge of local government organisations and procedures.
For an informal discussion about the post contact Karen Cane, PSLCC, CiLCA Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer. Telephone 01202 632070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will need to make clear on your application form:
- Why you are interested in the position, what you can bring to the role and how you believe you can help the Council deliver its main priorities.
- What revelant skills and experience you have (refer to Job Description and Person Specification)
Please complete the Application form in full as shortlisting will be based on the information provided in the form. You will also need to complete the Monitoring Form.
Only completed application forms will be accepted, please do not send CV's.
References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates.
Please return the forms either:
- Via email marked Private & Confidential to email@example.com
- or by post in a sealed envelope marked Private & Confidential to Karen Cane, PSLCC, CiLCA at Lytchett Minster and Upton Town Council, 1 Moorland Parade, Moorland Way, Upton, Dorset BH16 5JS
Lytchett Minster and Upton Town Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on 23rd December 2021
The provisional date for interviews is w/c 17th January 2022