General Info

Council: Wilton Town Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: LC2 SCP 24 - 28 £28,672 - £32,234 (pro-rata) plus a management allowance of £1,680 (RPI linked)

Closing date: 20/11/2020 17:00

Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 20/11/2020 17:00

Wilton is a charming and historic town 3 miles west of Salisbury and is reputed to be the second oldest council in England. Wilton Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Town Clerk to be responsible for the managerial, financial and administrative operation of the council.

Supported by the Assistant Clerk, The Town Clerk is accountable to the council for the effective management of all its resources, and will be required to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the town council’s services.

Ideally, applicants should hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA), or be willing to achieve this within 18 months of appointment.

Demonstrating an extensive knowledge of local government law and financial procedures, the ideal candidate will have appropriate managerial and financial experience within the local council or public sector.

The post will be for 25 hours per week and the salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience .

The post is eligible for membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

Applications are by way of comprehensive CV including a separate supporting statement, submitted by email, indicating why you are interested in the role and what relevant skills and experience you can bring to the town council. Applications should also include the names of two referees, one of whom should be the most recent employer.

Applicants are invited to send their CV and statement to the Chair of the Staffing Committee, Cllr Paula Johnston at cllr.johnston@wiltontowncouncil.gov.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm Friday 20th November 2020.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 30th November 2020.

A person specification can be downloaded here and a job description and further details can be found on the Council’s website: www.wiltontowncouncil.gov.uk