General Info

Council: Oakengates Town Council

County: Shropshire

Salary: NALC spinal point 33-41 (£36,922 - £44,863)

Closing date: 22/11/2021 12:00

Chief Officer and Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 22/11/2021 12:00

Job Title: Chief Officer and Town Clerk, Responsible Finance Officer and Proper Officer of Oakengates Town Council

Salary: NALC spinal point 33-41 (£36,922 – £44,863)

Do you have a passion to lead a team in a progressive Council?

Do you share delivering our vision of serving our community?

About You:

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and proactive individual who will be a leader and a partner to our elected members, helping them to deliver their vision. You are a forward thinking, collaborative and creative individual.

The post holder will build on the high-quality reputation of the Council.

Responsible for both the strategic development of the service and overseeing the operational management of its component parts, you will make sure the instructions of the Council are carried out.

The post demands high levels of personal autonomy and creative leadership skills, providing the information required to councillors, so that they can make effective decisions.

You must have recent relevant experience and hold, or be prepared to work towards, the Certificate in Local Council Administration. You will be the Proper Officer, of the council with oversight of the RFO duties.

At Oakengates Town Council, we value equality and welcome applications from everyone meeting the person specification and job description.

Applicants should request a recruitment pack from maria.bowen1@telford.gov.uk completed applications, along with a written response to the question detailed on page 7 of the recruitment pack should be returned to maria.bowen1@telford.gov.uk by noon 22nd November, 2021. No agencies or CV’s will be considered.

Key contacts/informal discussions:

Maria Bowen is available as the initial contact for an informal discussion and can be contacted on 01952 381063.

If useful, informal conversations can be arranged with the Chair of the Finance & Personnel Committee at the Town Council, Cllr Shirley Reynolds.