Council: SLCC

County: Mainly home working with occasional visits to the Head Office (Taunton, Somerset)

Salary: £29,174 - £32,798 per annum / pro rata

Closing date: 02/10/2022 22:59

Welsh Advisor

Applications must be returned by 02/10/2022 22:59

Reports to: Head of Member Services

Hours of work: 5


To provide timely and accurate Wales-specific advice to SLCC members on varied enquiries relating to Town and Community Councils across Wales. Create relevant advice notes and model documents, liaising with colleagues and external stakeholders, to ensure content is relevant, up-to-date and in line with legislation. Deliver training and webinars where necessary and contribute copy to The Clerk magazine where relevant.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide accurate and prompt specialist advice to clerks and officers, on matters relating to Community and Town Councils in Wales, which is professional, up-to-date, and accurate, by telephone or email.
  • To prepare and submit a monthly advice log to the Senior Advisor and Mentor Co-ordinator in accordance with stated deadlines.
  • To contribute Wales-related articles to The Clerk magazine, the Clerk’s Manual, or any other SLCC publication, including the website where requested.
  • Build and maintain relations with relevant sector-based stakeholders and organisations.
  • Direct members to relevant advice notes and model documents in the SLCC’s online advice library.
  • To liaise with the SLCC’s External Affairs Officer to provide responses to consultations from Welsh government and other relevant organisations on behalf of the SLCC.
  • To attend Branch meetings and make presentations on behalf of SLCC (when needed).
  • To maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes and developments to Welsh legislation and best practice, through continuous professional development.
  • To provide training and / or presentations / webinars on Wales-specific topics (when needed).
  • Take on additional responsibilities commensurate with the role as required as the role develops

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For more information, or if you’d like to arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact [email protected]

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV to the email address above.