Opportunities

General Info

Council: Market Rasen Town Council

County: Lincolnshire

Salary: SCP 24-28 (£27,905 - £31,371 per year depending on experience) plus pension scheme

Closing date: 8 November 2019

Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 10am on 8 November 2019

Market Rasen Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward- thinking Town Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer, full Time (37 hours per week) who can manage the Council’s statutory requirements as its Proper Officer, lead its staff team (currently 3) and promote the interests and development of the Town. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude. Strong leadership qualities are essential in order to help the council develop strategically.

As Responsible Finance Officer for the Town Council, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in financial management.

Ideally the successful candidate will be a qualified clerk or prepared to study for and attain the CiLCA qualification and be able to demonstrate knowledge of local government procedures, finance and law, and have the ability to work independently and effectively with good IT skills.

Whilst most of the job will be office- based during the week there is a need to attend events outside of your normal office working hours including occasional weekends.  There will be a requirement to work some evenings to accommodate council & committee meetings, which the postholder will be responsible for clerking.

Closing date for applications: Friday November 8th 2019

Interviews: will be held in the week commencing Monday November 18th 2019

For a job description click here.

For a person specification click here.

Application forms are available by contacting the Community Manager on:  Tel. 01673 842479

email: [email protected]

Applications, along with a supporting letter, marked private & confidential, should be returned to:  Councillor John Matthews, Chair of MRTC  preferably by email: [email protected]

Or by post to:

Cllr. John Matthews,
Chair of MRTC,
Festival Hall,
Caistor Road,
Market Rasen,
LN8 3HT