Opportunities

General Info

Council: Wareham Town Council

County: Dorset

Salary: Grade LC3 (SCP 42-45) £46,662-£50,074 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Closing date: 13/06/2022 12:00

Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Applications must be returned by 13/06/2022 12:00

Salary: Grade LC3 (SCP 42-45) £46,662-£50,074 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 13 June 2022

Interviews: Will take place on Monday 20 June 2022


Wareham is a Saxon town with a population of approximately 5,500.  It is a small, market town, popular with tourists and the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast.

The Town Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and its Responsible Financial Officer and is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a local authority’s Proper Officer.

The position is full time (37 hours per week), with the need to attend evening meetings and occasional weekend events, as required, and will be subject to an initial six-month probationary period.

Benefits include Local Government Pension Scheme contributions and flexible working.

The successful candidate will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or will obtain it within 12 months.  Local Government experience would be an advantage.

The applicant must have good financial and book-keeping skills and be computer-literate and competent in using Microsoft Office.

In addition to outstanding organisational and administrative and business skills, strong leadership and personnel management skills are vital. We are looking for an excellent team leader, who will be supported by a committed team of 7 staff.

Application forms and further details are available on the Town Council’s website www.wareham-tc.gov.uk,

By telephoning 01929 553006,

Or e-mailing office@wareham-tc.gov.uk.

Or can be downloaded below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.