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Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Council: Cricklade Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: SCP 29 – 32 (£32,029 - £34,788) plus increment for qualification

Cricklade is a Saxon Town with a population of about 4,500. Well-known for its community spirit, the town is served by a politically independent Town Council. The current Town Clerk is retiring.

The Town Clerk is the Proper Officer of the council and the Responsible Financial Officer and is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a local authority’s proper officer.

The position is full time (37 hours per week), with the need to attend evening meetings and occasional weekend events as required and will be subject to a 6 month probationary period.

The successful candidate will preferably be CiLCA qualified (or equivalent), but consideration will be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this. Local government experience would also be an advantage.

The applicant must have good financial and book-keeping skills and have practical ICT skills in Microsoft Office packages and spreadsheets, Social Media and the Internet.

In addition to outstanding organisational, administrative and business skills, strong leadership and personnel management skills are vital. The ability to enthuse and motivate the team is key.

Please find the job description here.

Please find the person specification here.

Please find a summary of the main terms and conditions here.

Please find the job application form here.

Further details are also available by:

Telephone: 01793 751394

Or by email to: admin@crickladetowncouncil.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th August 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 16th and Monday 19th August 2019

We welcome applications from all sections of the community

For further information about Cricklade and Cricklade Town Council please refer to the website: www.crickladetowncouncil.gov.uk


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