Opportunities

General Info

Council: Horsforth Town Council

County: Yorkshire

Salary: NJC SCP 24-27 (28,672 - £31,346). Pro rata for part-time hours

Closing date: 22/02/2022 12:00

Deputy Clerk

Applications must be returned by 22/02/2022 12:00

Horsforth Town Council is looking for a forward thinking and enthusiastic person to fill the post of Deputy Clerk. The post holder will also be the deputy for the statutory roles of the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have:

  • a wide range of skills, including excellent communication, organisational and administrative abilities.
  • a working knowledge of local government law and procedures, or be able to show they have the potential and willingness to learn with training,
  • the capacity to work as part of a small team.

This is a varied and at times demanding role, and the post holder must be able to manage both the administrative aspects of the role and the work as a deputy clerk.

The hours of employment will be 24 – 37 hours per week, the actual hours, days and times to be agreed.

Some flexibility will be required, and attendance will be required at evening committee meetings throughout the year.

You will be based in the Town Council office in Horsforth.

A flexible and positive approach is required, together with relevant and appropriate experience, including general office-based skills as well as the use of IT systems and procedures.

Salary: NJC SCP 24-27 (28,672 – £31,346). Pro rata for part-time hours.

Further details and an application form are available to download from the Town Council’s website or on application to the Clerk, Horsforth Town Council, Mechanics Institute, Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5BL

Tel: 07526 567591

Email: clerk@horsforthtowncouncil.gov.uk
Website: www.horsforthtowncouncil.gov.uk

CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date and time: Tuesday 22 February 2022, midday.

Interview date: Wednesday 2 March 2022, 5:30pm onwards

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please telephone the Clerk on the above telephone number.

Please note the Town Council office is closed on Mondays and Fridays.

Horsforth Town Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.