General Info

Council: Buckingham Town Council

County: Buckinghamshire

Salary: SCP 46-49 (£51,334 - £55,274) depending on experience (37 Hours per week)

Closing date: 07/06/2022 12:00

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 07/06/2022 12:00

Buckingham Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Town Clerk to take responsibility of all aspects of the managerial, financial and administrative operation of the Council.

The Town Clerk will be responsible for the management of the Council’s finances, and is designated as the Responsible Finance Officer. The Town Council aims to provide good quality services for the community and to maintain these to a high standard.  The Town Clerk will ensure the delivery of these services and will be accountable to the Town Council.

The Town Clerk will advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of its activities. In particular, they will produce all information required for making effective decisions. The Town Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant managerial and financial experience, and should have extensive knowledge of local government law and procedures, hold a relevant professional qualification and show that they have, or are willing and able to obtain, the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Applicants should read all of the Application Pack prior to completing their application and make clear in their application why they are interested in the position, and what relevant skills and experience they have, with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification.

The application form should be completed in full, and shortlisting will be based on the information provided on the form.  CVs will not be accepted.  Please note the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application packs are available from www.buckingham-tc.gov.uk and should be submitted either by post to:

Private and Confidential – Town Clerk

Buckingham Town Council
Buckingham Centre
Verney Close
MK18 1JP

Or by email to: townclerk@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

We ask that you also submit an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form with your application.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 7th June 2022 at 12 noon. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Cllr Margaret Gateley, Town Mayor, on 01280 816317 or email: mgateley@cllr.buckingham-tc.gov.uk.

Buckingham Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and actively

welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.