This webinar will give you information on being a local council clerk, as well an introduction to the SLCC and all the services and support we can offer you in your clerking role. It is designed for clerks who have been clerking for 12 months or less.

The role of a local council clerk is varied, with many differing responsibilities. This webinar will walk you through the assistance, training and guidance available to you on a range of topics, including: legal and financial, publicity, events, staff supervision, minutes and agendas, etc.

  • Discover how the SLCC can help you settle into your role
  • Learn more about SLCC’s mentoring scheme
  • Find the best way of managing your role, responsibilities and working relationships
  • Identify your learning pathway using SLCC professional development


Wednesday 8 February, 10:00am – 11:00am



The following topics will be discussed:

How SLCC can support you in your new role

Your roles and Responsibilities




Staff Supervision

Minutes and Agendas

About the trainer

Naomi Bibi, Head of Member Services joined the sector in 2015 and spent some years clerking for councils in the South West before working for the Avon Local Councils Association (ALCA). Prior to that she has worked abroad for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and British Council, and has also taught for The Open University.

As an active member of SLCC, Naomi presented at the 2020 Practitioners’ Conference and had a regular column in The Clerk magazine called ‘Naomi’s Notes’. She has served as a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerk’s (IIMC) International Relations Committee and in 2020 received its President’s Award of Merit.

Naomi is a dedicated advocate for the profession and is especially passionate about the need to recognise the unique challenges clerks overcome and the important work they carry out for the communities they serve. In her role as Head of Member Services at SLCC, she is looking forward to working with members and local branches to ensure high quality and relevant services are identified and delivered.

Naomi Bibi