Opportunities

General Info

Council: Crediton Town Council

County: Devon

Salary: SCP 30-34 £32,878 - £36,876

Closing date: 21/02/2020 12:00

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned on 21/02/2020 12:00

The Council is seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced manager to succeed its current Town Clerk who is leaving at the end of April.

Crediton is a thriving town in Mid-Devon and is administered by a pro-active town council. It uses the General Power of Competence and holds the Local Council Award Scheme at Quality level. It is responsible for numerous assets in the town including three allotment sites, a large park and several play areas. It has several exciting community projects in the pipeline, is facilitating the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan and working to be carbon neutral by 2030.

The successful candidate will need to be an excellent communicator who can demonstrate strong governance and financial management skills with the ability to think strategically and laterally. The role demands good leadership and the successful candidate will be required to build strong relationships with key stakeholders, partner organisations and community groups.

Local Government experience and having the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable.

The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and qualifies for membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

This is a demanding role and duties will require attending evening meetings, events and occasional weekend working.

An application pack can be obtained from www.crediton.gov.uk or by contacting the Town Clerk by e-mail at townclerk@crediton.gov.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday, 21st February 2020. Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd March 2020.