Council: Woodley Town Council

County: Berkshire

Salary: NJC SCP 50-54 / £58,583 - £65,803 (LC4)

Closing date: 25/08/2023 12:00

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 25/08/2023 12:00

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week, plus evening meetings and additional hours as required (remunerated as TOIL)

Salary: NJC SCP 50-54 / £58,583 – £65,803 (LC4)

Pension Scheme: LGPS Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: Midday25 August 2023

Process: Application is online, please note CV’s will not be accepted. Further information and an application pack is available from our website:

Interviews: tbc


We are seeking a proactive and forward-thinking Town Clerk who will be responsible for all aspects of the Council’s service delivery. The successful candidate will have sufficient knowledge, experience, resilience and leadership skills to work effectively with Councillors and Officers to deliver the business of the Council, while ensuring it’s democratic responsibilities are carried out lawfully and in the best interests of residents.

This post would interest an experienced local government professional or an experienced leader who is seeking a career change from a commercial environment.

You will be joining an active and innovative town council which delivers high quality services to our diverse town. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to partnership working as we work with many local organisations and individuals to offer both a wide range of services and a programme of events to keep our town vibrant and popular.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and management experience and knowledge of Local Authority law, practice and procedures together with a relevant qualification (or willingness and ability to obtain this) to ensure the Council can retain its General Power of Competence.

You will be based in the Oakwood Centre, in the beautiful surroundings of Woodford Park and close to Woodley Town Centre.