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Town Clerk

Council: Gainsborough Town Council

County: Lincolnshire

Salary: NJC Level 3 – SCP 39-51 dependent upon experience & qualifications

Gainsborough Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking Town Clerk who can manage the Council’s statutory requirements, lead the staff team and promote the interests and development of the town. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude, who can demonstrate strong governance and financial management skills alongside good business acumen. The successful candidate will be expected to work in close partnership with a range of local bodies and organisations.

If you feel you meet these requirements, we would like to hear from you. You will need to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (or obtain it within 24 months of employment) or have current local government experience at management level.

The post of Town Clerk is challenging and duties will require regular evening and occasional weekend working which is reflected in the salary being offered.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on our website at http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/gainsborough/

Job Type: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Holiday Entitlement: 21 days per annum rising to 25 after 5 years of service.

Based at: Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough

Opportunity to join Local Government Pension Scheme

How to apply:

To apply for this position please submit the following documents:

1. Completed Application Form (available to download from our website)

2. Covering letter stating why you believe you are suitable for the role.

3. Curriculum Vitae

Preferably documents should be sent by e-mail to: townclerk@gainsboroughtowncouncil.co.uk

Alternatively, you may hand deliver or post the documents to:

Gainsborough Town Council, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2RJ.

Closing date:              Thursday 4th October 2018

Interview date:            Monday 15th October 2018 (provisional)


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