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 2022 Job Vacancy Pricing  and email your requirements to wayne.german@slcc.co.uk

Please note: due to the high demand on this service, there is a minimum turnaround of 48 hours on all job advertisements.

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“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.

Deputy Town Clerk

Council: Patchway Town Council

County: South Gloucestershire

Salary: Competitive rates of pay above the National Living Wage (Full Time - 37 Hours a Week)

Closing date: 27/05/2022

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Executive Officer

Council: Fleet Town Council

County: Hampshire

Salary: Circa £55,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience)

Closing date: 31/05/2022 12:00

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Parish Clerk

Council: Chiddingfold Parish Council

County: Surrey

Salary: £29,174 – £32,798 (SCP 24-28)

Closing date: 10/06/2022

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Town Clerk

Council: Buckingham Town Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: SCP 46-49 (£51,334 - £55,274) depending on experience (37 Hours per week)

Closing date: 07/06/2022 12:00

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Projects Officer

Council: Elstree And Borehamwood Town Council

County: Hertfordshire

Salary: Starting salary: subject to experience c.£33,486 to £36,371 (NJC scales 29-32) (37 hours per week)

Closing date: 31/05/2022

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Committee Officer

Council: Elstree And Borehamwood Town Council

County: Hertfordshire

Salary: Starting salary: subject to experience c.£24,920 (Equivalent NJC scale 17) (36 hours per week)

Closing date: 31/05/2022

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Grounds Maintenance Team Member

Council: Elstree And Borehamwood Town Council

County: Hertfordshire

Salary: Starting salary: £23,080 (NJC scale 14 equivalent) (36 hours per week)

Closing date: 31/05/2022

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Parish Clerk

Council: Staplehurst Parish Council

County: Kent

Salary: LC 2 above substantive SCP 29 - 32 per annum (33,486 – 36,371) inclusive (depending on experience and qualifications) and NEST Pension

Closing date: 18/05/2022 17:00

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Assistant to the Clerk

Council: Illogan Parish Council

County: Cornwall

Salary: NJC scale point 5-8 (£19,312 – £20,493) pro rata,

Closing date: 31/05/2022 00:17

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Council and Business Support Officer

Council: Somerset Association of Local Councils Ltd

County: Somerset

Salary: £30,984 - £32,798 pa

Closing date: 24/05/2022

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Chief Executive and Town Clerk

Council: Wokingham Town Council

County: Berkshire

Salary: Local Council Scales LC4 Spinal Point 50-52 £56,658 - £60,007 (depending on experience)

Closing date: 24/05/2022 12:00

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