Council: Emersons Green Town Council

County: South Gloucestershire

Salary: NJC SCP 18 – 23 (currently £29,269 to £32,076 p/a inclusive pro-rata). (depending on experience and qualifications, pay award pending)

Closing date: 12/07/2024 12:00

Assistant Clerk

Applications must be returned by 12/07/2024 12:00

Salary Scale: NJC SCP 18 – 23 (currently £29,269 to £32,076 p/a inclusive pro-rata). (depending on experience and qualifications, pay award pending), 16 hours / week.

Plus –  Local Government Pension Scheme, Relocation Package and Free Parking.

Emersons Green Town Council is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, proactive part time (16 hours / week) Assistant Clerk to join a small team of staff at a really forward thinking, aspirational local council. The Assistant Clerk will have responsibility for ensuring that the financial matters of the Council are correctly managed as well as be involved in the day to day activities of the Council.

The Council has a Strategic Plan which was originally adopted in 2021. The Town Council has met a number of its original aims and objectives and continues, as a part of its vision for the town, to drive an ambitious programme of growth, with aspirations to ensure the very best services and facilities are provided for its residents and visitors. There are also a number of projects which the Council wishes to undertake and complete as soon as possible.

The Assistant Clerk will have a key role in supporting and assisting with delivering these aims and objectives. The post holder will be a key component in ensuring that this aspirational Council meets its stated aims and objectives within the Town.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have relevant experience – a track record of managing budgets and financial matters, service achievement and innovation, as well as be motivated, community focused, and possess sound IT, communication and organisational skills.

Candidates should ideally have a knowledge of local government but this is not essential. Occasional attendance at evening meetings and weekend events may be required, for which time off in lieu will be granted.

Emersons Green Town Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A relocation package will be negotiated for the right candidate.

This process is being managed by a third party acting for the Town Council. For an informal discussion and to access the Recruitment Pack then please call Mr Reg Williams on 07494 760535.

  • The closing date for the receipt of applications is 12 Noon on Friday 12 July 2024
  • Formal interviews will take place in Emersons Green on Friday 26 July 2024
  • It is hoped the new Assistant Clerk will commence their role around Tuesday 27 August 2024