Opportunities

General Info

Council: Ledbury Town Council

County: Herefordshire

Salary: £22,627-£25,295 (SCP 13-20 Subject to experience)

Closing date: 12/03/2021

Community Development Officer

Applications must be returned by 12/03/2021

Ledbury is a Historic Town situated to the North of Hereford with a population of circa 10,000.  In 2020/21 the town council requested a precept of £531,978.

Ledbury Town Council own and manage a cemetery which is approximately 10 acres in size, the council offices and the Market House (both listed buildings). We have also recently adopted two telephone kiosks and are responsible for the upkeep of the War Memorial, which is also listed.

We own and maintain a recreation ground, which consists of a skate park, two play areas, a shelter and large open space. We also own and maintain a number of small parcels of land around the town.

The Community Development Officer (CDO) post is a new position within Ledbury Town Council.  The position will located at the council offices, however it is anticipated that the post holder will often be out of the offices to undertake the role and they would be able to share their office based time with the office and home working. During the pandemic staff have been able to work from home, attending the office on occasion.

Ledbury Town Council are signed up to the National Joint Council Terms and Conditions and as an employee of Ledbury Town Council, you would be able to join the Local Government Pension Scheme and would receive 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 26 days after five-years’ service), continuous service would apply.

Click here to download a job description & person specification

For more information, visit Ledbury Town Council’s website here.

Or contact the Town Clerk via telephone: 01531 632306

And email: clerk@ledburytowncouncil.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday, 12 March 2021.