Opportunities

General Info

Council: Warminster Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: SCP 29-36: £32,910-£39,880 (37 hours per week)

Closing date: 05/01/2022

Deputy Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 05/01/2022

Salary: SCP 29-36: £32,910-£39,880

Hours: 37 hours per week with the necessity to attend regular evening meetings


Warminster Town Council has 13 Councillors, a population of around 19,000 and a budget in the region of £1.4 million. It is one of the top 60 town council’s in England in terms of budget, service delivery and aspirations.

The Deputy Town Clerk will support the Town Clerk in carrying out their role and be willing and able to deputise for the Town Clerk. Duties will include prime responsibility for preparing agendas and reports, assisting with project management and helping to lead a team of 25 + staff.

Strong communication skills both written and verbal are essential.

The successful application must hold a CiLCA Qualification or be willing to obtain one within 15 months.

The Deputy Town Clerk will be a strong team player, with management experience and an understanding of local government. Experience of Neighbourhood Planning, committee management and service delivery advantageous. This post should particularly appeal to someone already in a deputy/assistant clerk role or someone in a Town Clerk role looking for new challenges and a larger scale of operation.

An application pack can be downloaded here, or may be obtained via the Town Council’s:

Website: www.warminster-tc.gov.uk

Email: townclerk@warminster-tc.gov.uk

Telephone:  01985 214847

Post: Warminster Town Council, Warminster Civic Centre, Sambourne Road, Warminster, BA12 9BU

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 5 January 2022