Council: Meltham Town Council

County: West Yorkshire

Salary: Within the [SCP 37 – 41 range (£43,516 – £47,573) pro rata] scale LC3 as set out in the 2004 National Agreement

Closing date: 24/02/2023 17:00

Town Clerk & RFO

Applications must be returned by 24/02/2023 17:00

Meltham is located on the outskirts of Huddersfield on the edge of the Pennines. The town comprises Meltham and three outlying villages of Helme, Wilshaw and Healey Houses with a population of circa 9,000. The current make up of Meltham Town Council (MTC) is eleven Independent councillors and one Green.

MTC employs a Town Clerk and one other member of staff who is cleaner/ caretaker for the Robert Ashton Memorial Park (RAMP). The Park which is owned and managed by MTC is on the cusp of a major refurbishment project.

MTC is seeking to recruit a forward-thinking, innovative and proactive Town Clerk to fulfil not only the statutory duties, but also build relationships with community groups, businesses and residents within the Township. We are seeking a Clerk who can help to deliver value to local residents, to help maintain the Town Councils’ sustainability and wider vision.

Applicants are invited to review the Job Description and Person Specification ahead of submitting their application. You will ideally be CiLCA qualified, or willing to study, with a proven track record in administrative and financial management together with the necessary skills in people management and leadership, communication and organisation.

Please feel free to contact the Town Mayor and Chair of the Council, Richard Noon in the first instance if you would like an informal conversation.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 07706678730

Please complete the application form and submit it via email, to the address above before 5pm on Friday 24 February, CV and covering letter outlining why you believe you meet the criteria as set out.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

We look forward to hearing from you.