Council: Ross on Wye Town Council

County: Herefordshire

Salary: SCP 37 -41 £43,516 - £47,573 p.a.

Closing date: 24/10/2023 16:00

Town Clerk

Applications must be returned by 24/10/2023 16:00

An opportunity has opened up for a talented and experienced individual to join a forward thinking and ambitious Council.
Our mission at the Town Council is serving the people of Ross-on-Wye, we are passionate about ensuring our community is a vibrant place for our residents, businesses and visitors.
We have committed to work with others to maintain and improve the quality of life in our historic market town by;
• Delivering services fairly and efficiently
• Listening to and supporting residents and businesses
• Protecting and enhancing our environment
• Encouraging strong communities and representing their interests
• Promoting tourism and cultural activities
to make Ross-on-Wye the best place to live in Herefordshire
We are seeking applications from dynamic, enthusiastic, and experienced individuals committed to delivering high standards of service and who can promote the interests and development of the town.
The post requires someone with a ‘can do’ attitude with relevant experience who can demonstrate strong governance, financial management and effective leadership skills to assist in the provision of a wide range of services.

Terms & Conditions – Town Clerk
Salary: SCP 37 -41 £43,516 – £47,573 p.a. (pay award pending) dependent upon skills, experience, and qualifications
Payment of salary: Paid monthly in arrears.
Probation period: The post is subject to a probationary period of 6 months.
Conditions of Service: In accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government Services.
Pension: Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme administered by Worcestershire County Council.
Hours: 37 hours per week. Council meetings are currently held on Monday/Tuesday evenings. Regular evening and occasional weekend working will be required for which time off in lieu will be granted. It may be necessary for the post holder to work in excess of these hours on occasions to meet deadlines.
References: The post is subject to two satisfactory references.
Place of work: The role is based at the Town Council offices, currently located at the Corn Exchange in Ross-on-Wye but the post holder will be required to work out of, and visit, other sites in and around the county.
Annual Leave entitlement: 23 working days, increasing by 4 days after 5 years continuous service, plus all normal bank and public holidays.

Application form
Job Description
Guidance Notes
Organisational Chart
Person Specification