Opportunities

General Info

Council: Witney Town Council

County: Oxfordshire

Salary: Salary scale SCP 15-20 Currently £23,953 to £26,446 per annum inclusive

Closing date: 24/06/2022 12:00

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER/ COMMITTEE CLERK

Applications must be returned by 24/06/2022 12:00

An opportunity has arisen for an all-round experienced, well organised and efficient Senior Administrative Officer to head up a small administration team of four and be responsible for the overall day to day administration and management of the Council’s busy public facing office in Market Square.  This is an office-based role, and you will be required to deal with enquiries from the public and service users such as hall hirers, funeral directors and sports clubs.

Acting as Principal Committee Clerk you will deliver, under the direction of the Deputy Town Clerk, an administrative function for the Town Council, organising and advertising meetings and ensuring that agendas and minutes are prepared in accordance with Council procedures and statutory requirements.

You will need to be friendly, approachable with excellent customer service, communication skills and be able to take accurate minutes at meetings.  Be ‘hands-on’ and able to manage and work as part of a team as well as working independently.

Previous experience in local council administration and CiLCA qualification would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided to the successful candidate.  As Committee Clerk you will be required to attend evening Council/Committee meetings.

Benefits include: competitive salary, automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility), cycle to work scheme, supportive working environment – access to Employee Assistance Program. If you feel you are suitably qualified and able to meet the above criteria please download further information and an application form, www.witney-tc.gov.uk.

For an informal chat to discuss your suitability for the role please contact Sharon Groth, Town Clerk & Chief Executive via her PA Loraine Harwood on 01993 704379.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 12noon Friday 24th June 2022