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Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Salary: LC4, SCP 52–56 (£48,138–£53,131) dependent on experience and qualifications

Melksham Town Council is seeking to appoint a Town Clerk who can manage the Council’s statutory requirements, lead the staff team and promote the interests and development of the town. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude, who can demonstrate strong governance and financial management skills alongside good business acumen. The successful candidate will be expected to work in close partnership with a range of local bodies and organisations. The Town Clerk will be the Responsible Financial Officer to the Council.

If you feel you meet the requirements for this challenging and exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you. You will need to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

The full job description and person specification can be found on our website at Candidate Pack   Application Form

Job Type: Full time, 37 hours per week

Holiday Entitlement: 26 days per annum rising to 31 after five years of service, plus eight public holidays

 Based at: Melksham Town Hall

Opportunity to join Local Government Pension Scheme

How to apply:

To apply for this position please submit completed application form only (available to download from our website) preferably by e-mail to: townhall@melkshamtown.co.uk

Alternatively, you may hand deliver or post the completed form in an envelope marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Heather Parks Locum Town Clerk

Melksham Town Hall Market Place Melksham Wiltshire SN12 7ES

Closing date: 26th October 2018

Interview dates: 7th and 8th November           

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