Council: Ross-on-Wye Town Council

County: Herefordshire

Salary: SCP 28 - 32 (£36,648 - £40,221)

Closing date: 01/12/2023 12:00

Deputy Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 01/12/2023 12:00

Looking for a new challenge and want to join a small team dedicated to providing excellent services to the local community?

Our mission at the Town Council is serving the people of Ross-on-Wye, we are passionate about ensuring our community is a vibrant place for our residents, businesses, and visitors

We have committed to work with others to maintain and improve the quality of life in our historic market town by;

  • Delivering services fairly and efficiently
  • Listening to and supporting residents and businesses
  • Protecting and enhancing our environment
  • Encouraging strong communities and representing their interests
  • Promoting tourism and cultural activities

to make Ross-on-Wye the best place to live in Herefordshire

The vacancy is for a full-time post (37 hours per week) and are seeking applications from dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced individuals committed to delivering high standards of service and who can promote the interests and development of the town.

The Council is looking for an individual with a ‘can do’ attitude with relevant experience who can demonstrate strong governance, financial management and effective leadership skills to assist in the provision of a wide range of services.

If you feel you meet these requirements, then we’d like to hear from you. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sarah Robson, Town Clerk on 01989 562373.

Full details can be found in the application pack on the Town Council’s website at or by emailing [email protected].

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance notes for Applicants

Organisational Chart

Terms & Conditions – Deputy Town Clerk

Salary: SCP 28 – 32

Payment of salary: Paid monthly in arrears.

Probation period: The post is subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

Pension: NEST Government Pension Scheme.

Hours: 37 hours per week. Council meetings are currently held on Monday/Tuesday evenings. Regular evening and occasional weekend working will be required for which time off in lieu will be granted. It may be necessary for the post holder to work in excess of these hours on occasions to meet deadlines.

References: The post is subject to two satisfactory references.

Place of work: The role is based at the Town Council offices, currently located at the Corn Exchange in Ross-on-Wye but the post holder will be required to work out of, and visit, other sites in and around the county.

Annual Leave entitlement: 23 working days, increasing by 4 days after 5 years continuous service, plus all normal bank and public holidays.

Closing date for applications is noon Friday 1 December 2023

Interviews being held during w/c 11 December 2023