General Info

Council: Newbiggin By The Sea Town Council

County: Northumberland

Salary: SCP 18-23: £24,982 - £27,741 (Pro rata - Part Time)

Closing date: 30/07/2021 12:00

Assistant Clerk And Projects Officer

Applications must be returned by 30/07/2021 12:00

Part time – 22 hours per week £24,982 – £27,741 (pro rata)

Benefits include access to the Local Government pension scheme. 22 days annual leave plus two statutory days and Bank holidays (pro rata). Some evening work required.

Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council serves an estimated population of 6,300 which includes the village of Woodhorn. It was created in 2009 following the reorganisation of local government in Northumberland and is the first tier of local government in Newbiggin. The statutory powers of the town council are limited and so are its resources, but it works with Northumberland County Council and other agencies to deliver a range of services and projects within the town.

Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council takes seriously its responsibility to represent our constituents and obtain the best outcome for them in any negotiations and service.

We aim to influence external agencies to undertake a range of work on

our behalf for the benefit of the town, thereby maximising our limited resources and continue to:

  • Provide a democratic and representational voice for the
  • Support and contribute towards local regeneration and
  • Seek to ensure quality and economic local council
  • Liaise with other agencies to preserve and improve public services.

We aim to be a community focused council, striving to make Newbiggin by the Sea a better place to live, work and play.

The position of Assistant Clerk & Projects Officer is an exciting new and challenging opportunity to help shape the style and direction of the town council.

If you feel you would be successful in this exacting position, we would love to hear from you.

A recruitment pack can be downloaded here

And an application form can be downloaded here

Or obtained by emailing townclerk@newbiggintowncouncil.gov.uk and visiting Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council’s website at www.newbiggintowncouncil.gov.uk 

If you would like in informal chat with the Town Clerk, please call 01670 851833.

The closing date for applications is: Noon Friday 30th July 2021