Council: Cricklade Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: SCP 29 – 32 (£35,411 - £38,296) plus increment for qualification

Closing date: 06/02/2023

Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Applications must be returned by 06/02/2023

Cricklade is a Saxon Town with a population of about 4,500. Well-known for its community spirit, the town is served by a politically independent Town Council. The current Town Clerk is leaving for a new position elsewhere.

The Town Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and the 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 a 6 month probationary period.

The successful candidate will preferably be CiLCA qualified (or equivalent), but consideration will be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this. Local government experience would also be an advantage.

The applicant must have good financial and book-keeping skills and have practical ICT skills in Microsoft Office packages and spreadsheets, Social Media and the Internet.

In addition to outstanding organisational, administrative and business skills, strong leadership and personnel management skills are vital. The ability to enthuse and motivate the team is key.

Please find the Job Description here

Please find the Person Specification here

Please find a Summary of the Main Terms and Conditions here

Please find the Application Form here

Please find the Equal Opportunity Monitoring form here

Application forms and further details are also available by telephoning 01793 751394 or by email to: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Monday 6 February 2023

Interviews will be held on Monday 13 February 2023

We welcome applications from all sections of the community