General Info

Council: Warminster Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: LC3 50 - 54 £55,684 - £62,779 and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: 15/10/2021 16:30

Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 15/10/2021 16:30

Warminster Town Council are looking to recruit a Town Clerk and RFO. The candidates must have at least five years’ relevant experience, preferably as a Town Clerk or Deputy and hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

The Town Clerk’s responsibility is to advise the Council on its work ensuring decisions are lawful and then managing the implementation of those decisions. The Town Clerk takes instruction from the Town Council as a corporate body and is not answerable to any individual councillor. It is imperative that the Town Clerk remains, always, independent, professional, and objective in all that they do.

The Town Clerk is the designated Responsible Finance Officer and the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and to serve or issue all the notifications required by law.

The Town Clerk is expected to advise the Council on and assist in the formation of overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority’s activities, producing all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement them constructively at all times.

The salary is within the substantive range of the National Joint Council LC3 benchmark – spinal column points 50 – 54 £55,684 – £62,779 and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.  Dependant on experience and qualifications.

Hours of employment are 37 per week (including evening work to attend meetings and some weekends for special events).

Click here to download an application pack which includes a job description, person specification, application form and guidance for applicants.

For further information and to apply please contact or send a completed application form to jhalls@warminster-tc.gov.uk.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 15th October 2021 at 4.30pm.