General Info

Council: Woodstock Town Council

County: Oxfordshire

Salary: LC2 (SCP 24028) £28,672 for full time hours (the position is part time – 25-30 hours per week)

Closing date: 12/07/2021

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 12/07/2021

Woodstock Town Council is looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in the local community to become its next Town Clerk.

The town council manages properties, cemeteries, play areas, allotments, the water meadows and nature reserves and is a consultee on local planning decisions.

This role includes administration, agenda preparation and minute-taking at meetings, advising town councillors on procedural and legal matters, and supervision of the council’s four part-time workers.

Experience of local government or parish council work is an advantage (but not essential), as is experience of dealing with the public, working as a team and managing efficient administrative practices. Good computer skills are essential.

The job will be based at the Town Hall, Market Place, Woodstock, and requires some evening working (average one or two meetings a month).

The position is part time – 25-30 hours per week, preferably worked 5 hours per day Monday to Friday.  The pay scale is LC2 (SCP 24028) £28,672 for full time hours. A workplace pension is also provided.

Candidates will be expected to hold CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) or be prepared to study for the qualification and obtain it within three years. Training will be provided.

An application pack and supporting information can be obtained from the Town Hall tel. 01993 811216, or by emailing info@woodstock-tc.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 12 July.

Woodstock Town Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please advise if you need any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process.