Vacancy – Town Clerk to Shepton Mallet Town Council

Salary scale LC3, SCP 43 – 51 (£39,002 – £46,957 pro-rata)

Hours subject to negotiation.

Shepton Mallet Town Council is seeking a new Town Clerk. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and proactive with excellent organisation, leadership and administrative skills. They will have the ability to develop staff and manage resources effectively and have a good knowledge of local government as well as an understanding of the issues facing the public sector.

The Town Council has 5 committees, 3 of which administer charities. The office oversees the Council offices, Collett Park, a recreation area, community woodland and 3 allotment sites.

The Clerk will need to work strategically with the Business Development Officer and councillors to ensure careful oversight of all aspects of the Council’s finances.
The successful candidate must hold the CiLCA qualification, have demonstrable experience in managing a vibrant organisation working productively with councillors and have a good working knowledge of current legislation affecting this sector. They must be able to form strong partnerships with the community and local authorities and be able to motivate and influence others.

If you would like to speak with the current Town Clerk about this vacancy, please contact Sam Winter on 01749 343984.
For an application pack email, or download details:

Job Description – Clerk JD

Person Specification

Application Form Section A – 2018

Application Form Section B – 2018

Closing date: Midday Thursday 6th December 2018

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th December 2018

The successful candidate will ideally be able to start in January 2019, but if this is not possible, a regular handover session should be arranged during January to work alongside the current Town Clerk, who leaves on 24th January 2019.

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