Opportunities

General Info

Council: Gainsborough Town Council

County: Lincolnshire

Salary: NJC Level 3 – SCP 33-45 (£36,922 - £49,213) dependent upon experience & qualifications

Closing date: 01/06/2021 14:00

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 01/06/2021 14:00

Gainsborough Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking Town Clerk who can manage the council’s statutory requirements, lead the staff team and promote the interests and development of the town. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude, who can demonstrate strong governance and financial management skills alongside good business acumen. The successful candidate will be expected to work in close partnership with a range of local bodies and organisations.

If you feel you meet these requirements, we would like to hear from you. You will need to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (or obtain it within 24 months of employment) or have current local government experience at management level.

The post of town clerk is challenging and duties will require regular evening and occasional weekend working which is reflected in the salary being offered.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on the council website here.

Salary: NJC Level 3 – SCP 33-45 (£36,922 – £49,213) dependent upon experience & qualifications

Job Type: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Holiday Entitlement: 22 days per annum rising to 25 after 5 years of service.

Based at: Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough Opportunity to join Local Government Pension Scheme


How to apply:

To apply for this position please submit the following documents:

  1. Completed Application Form (available to download from our website)
  2. Covering letter stating why you believe you are suitable for the
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Equal Opportunity in Employment (available to download from our website)

Preferably documents should be sent by e-mail to: townclerk@gainsborough-tc.gov.uk

Alternatively, you may hand deliver or post the documents to:

Gainsborough Town Council
Richmond House
Richmond Park
Morton Terrace
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2RJ.

Closing date: Tuesday 1st June 2021 at 2:00pm
Interview date: Thursday 10th June 2021 (provisional)