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

Assistant Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 10/12/2021

Job Title: Assistant Town Clerk

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

Hours: Full Time. (The role will include working some weekends and evenings.)

Proposed Start Date: 1 March 2022

Higham Ferrers is a forward thinking council and they wish to find a proactive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated person to assist the Town Clerk with the delivery of its services and projects. The Town Council serves a vibrant, attractive historic market town with a current population of around 9000. The Council is represented by 16 Councillors and employs a team of 2 full time and 6 part time staff – Assistant clerk, 2 Administrative officers, 2 Park Wardens, Cleaner and Mayors’ Sergeant.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be a confident and outgoing person with an interest in the community,
  • Have a good level of literacy and numeracy
  • Be computer literate
  • Have good communication skills which include the following:-
  • Experience of face-to-face, telephone, email and letter writing in a business
  • Have good organisational and administrative skills including experience of meeting administration
  • Possess, or be willing to work towards the CiLCA qualification, and maintain skills and knowledge

An application form and further details can be obtained as follows:


Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01933 312075

Closing date: 10 December 2021