Opportunities

General Info

Council: Ferndown Town Council

County: Dorset

Salary: £46,500 - £50,000 plus pension

Closing date: 26/08/2022

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 26/08/2022

Salary: £46,500 – £50,000 plus pension

Hours: Permanent full-time contract of 37 hours per week. This includes some evening work and occasional weekend working.

Location: Based at the Ferndown Town Council offices in Ferndown, Dorset.

The Town Council is now seeking to appoint an innovative, forward thinking and proactive Town Clerk who will help implement the strategic plan while maintaining services to the town.

If you have the enthusiasm, vision and commitment to take the Council forward, manage a budget approaching £1 million and a committed and busy workforce, we would like to hear from you.

You will have a proven track record in administrative and financial management together with the necessary skills in people management and leadership, communication and organisation. Ideally, you will already be CiLCA qualified, but we would consider an exceptional candidate who is committed to obtaining this within twelve months of appointment.

The Town Council has recently made the decision to separate the roles of Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO).

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to townclerk@ferndown.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 26 August 2022. We anticipate that interviews will take place in September.

Ferndown Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitable qualified candidates. If you have any special needs relating to provision for your interview, please let us know at the time of application.

For a copy of the job description please click here

For a copy of the person specification please click here