Opportunities

General Info

Council: Whitchurch Town Council

County: Shropshire

Salary: Salary Scale 37-41 currently, £40,876 – £44,863

Closing date: 22/01/2021 12:00

Chief Officer

Applications must be returned on 22/01/2021 12:00

Whitchurch is the fifth largest town in Shropshire, with fantastic heritage and good transport links. It is an important service centre for the surrounding area. It has a strong community and a thriving High Street. In fact, Whitchurch is a great place to live and work.

We are looking for a proactive, experienced professional with considerable leadership and organisational skills to to partner our elected members in delivering their vision.

You will be the Proper Officer and Responsible Finance Officer of the council and have a statutory duty to carry out all the functions required by law. You will be responsible for ensuring the council receives the advice and information it requires to ensure good governance.

About You:

You will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration and will have strong leadership and proven management, communication and negotiating skills. You will be able to demonstrate experience of strategic and financial planning for complex projects and a sound understanding of Local Government and current issues.

We value equality we welcome applications from everyone who meets our person specification.

Please see further details below including an overview of the town & council, employee handbook, GDPR Information consent form, job description and application form:

Overview of the town & council

Employee Handbook

GDPR Consent Form

Job Description

Application Form

An information pack and application form can also be downloaded from our website: www.whitchurchcouncil.uk or by emailing clerk@whitchurchcouncil.uk. For an informal chat, please phone Cllr Simon Hamlyn, Chairman of Personnel Committee on 07788 278422.

Closing date: Noon Friday 22nd January 2021

Interviews will be held on 10th February 2021