Council: Barnstaple Town Council

County: Devon

Salary: NJC LC3 SCP points 37 to 41 (£45,441 to £49,498 per annum)

Closing date: 24/05/2024 12:00

Deputy Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 24/05/2024 12:00

Barnstaple Town Council is looking for a new Deputy Town Clerk, a strategic thinker with the ability to form great relationships and partnerships, an excellent communicator, diplomat, persuader and negotiator.

The Deputy Town Clerk will work alongside the Town Clerk and will be required to deputise for the Town Clerk in their absence including day-to-day supervision of staff, provision of advice and guidance to staff and councillors, correspondence and decision making as necessary. The key duties and responsibilities are detailed in the application pack.

Our ideal candidate will possess a strong academic background, significant experience in community development, project delivery, a knowledge of local government structure and functions, experience of working in a committee-based organisation, and the flexibility to work during evenings and weekends.

For further details, application pack including job description and person specification can be found on the Council’s website.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24 May.

Only applications received with a completed application form will be considered.