Opportunities

Want to post a job vacancy?

Are you looking to fill a vacancy? SLCC can help you by advertising your vacancy on our website, members’ News Bulletin and social media.

Download the SLCC JobFinder service Checklist, to be used when advertising for a Clerk (or other vacancy within your council). Please ensure the salary is in-line with the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) pay scales for 2020-2021.

Download the National Terms and Conditions Agreement.

View the 2021 Job Vacancy Pricing and email your requirements to wayne.german@slcc.co.uk

Join the discussions on our online, professional Forum & seek advice from your colleagues

“Using the SLCC to advertise for a recent vacancy was an excellent decision for various reasons. The service was easy to use, value for money, cost effective and resulted in a high calibre of applicants, one of who has been appointed. In addition, the people at SLCC are both supportive and professional, understanding the industries needs.  I would wholeheartedly recommend the SLCC recruitment service to any Town/Parish Council.” Sally Taylor, Town Clerk, St. Anne’s Town Council

“SLCC offer an excellent platform for promoting your job vacancy. As Iver Parish Council discovered, this is the place to go for recruiting a professional Clerk. “It’s the first port of call for all Clerks looking to further their career” Mike Kennedy, Locum Clerk, Downley Parish Council

94% of those who have used the job advertising service rated it ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’*

*Statistic taken from the 2021 SLCC Membership Survey

How else we can help

Our consultancy arm, Local Council Consultancy (LCC), can also help councils who have a current or anticipated vacancy, with a range of paid services including providing a Locum Clerk to cover any gaps or supporting you through some or all of the stages of the recruitment process.

We can help you with advertisement wording, shortlisting and interviews, selection tools and supporting your Clerk’s induction including introducing a mentor from your local SLCC branch.

For an initial discussion please email consultancy@slcc.co.uk.

Senior Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (Part-time)

Council: Radyr & Morganstown Community Council

County: Cardiff

Salary: NJC scale point 24 to 28 (£28,672 to £32,234 pro-rata, subject to pay award for 2021/22)

Closing date: 20/12/2021

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Part-time Clerk and Finance Officer

Council: Quainton Parish Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: From a national pay scheme based on experience plus facilities allowance

Closing date:

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Finance Manager

Council: Devizes Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: Between £17,561.49 to £18,743.92 pa, with pay review pending

Closing date: 15/12/2021 17:00

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Activity Centres Manager/Deputy Town Clerk

Council: Bradley Stoke Town Council

County: South Gloucestershire

Salary: NJC Scale 29 - 32: £32,910 - £35,745 per annum (NJC pay award pending) Starting salary dependent upon experience & qualification

Closing date: 10/01/2022

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Town Clerk/RFO

Council: Broseley Town Council

County: Shropshire

Salary: SCP 42 – 45 (£45,859 – £49,213) dependent on experience and qualifications (30 hours per week)

Closing date: 31/12/2021

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Deputy Town Clerk

Council: Lytchett Minster and Upton Town Council

County: Dorset

Salary: LC3 SCP 33-38 (£36,922-£41,881 pro rata) (pay award pending) (plus Local Government Pension Scheme)

Closing date: 23/12/2021 12:00

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Committee Clerk

Council: Buckingham Town Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: £20,092 - £22,183 (SCP 7-12) 16 hours pro-rata

Closing date: 20/12/2021 09:00

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Projects Officer

Council: Helston Town Council

County: Cornwall

Salary: £31,346 - £32,910 pa

Closing date: 10/12/2021 12:00

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County Officer

Council: Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: SCP 35 – 39, £38,890 – £42,821 FTE (pay award pending), depending on the applicant’s qualification and experience

Closing date: 16/12/2021

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Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Council: Wimborne Minster Town Council

County: Dorset

Salary: SCP 39–45 £42,821 - £49,213 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications) + Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: 10/12/2021 17:00

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Assistant Town Clerk

Council: Higham Ferrers Town Council

County: Northamptonshire

Salary: SCP 19 -23 (£25,481 to £27,741) The position is subject to Pension auto-enrolment

Closing date: 10/12/2021

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Town Clerk

Council: Olney Town Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: £35,745 to £38,890 negotiable depending on qualifications and experience (37 hours per week)

Closing date: 17/12/2021

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