Woodstock Town Council is looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in the local community to become its next Town Clerk.
The Town Council manages properties, cemeteries, play areas, allotments, the water meadows and nature reserves and is a consultee on local planning decisions.
This role includes administration, agenda preparation and minute-taking at meetings, advising Town Councillors on procedural and legal matters, and supervision of the Council’s other part-time members of staff include the RFO and facilities management staff.
Experience of local government or town/parish council work is an advantage (but not essential), as is experience of dealing with the public, working as a team and managing efficient administrative practices. Good computer skills are essential.
The job will be based at the Town Hall, Market Place, Woodstock, and requires some evening working (average two meetings a month).
The position is part time – 30 hours per week, preferably worked 5 hours per day Monday to Friday. The pay scale is LC2 (SCP 24-28) £29,174-£32,798 pro-rata. And a workplace pension is also provided.
Candidates will be expected to hold CILCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) or be prepared to study for the qualification and obtain it within two years. Training will be provided.
The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd March 2023 and it is proposed that interviews will take place on Monday 13th March and/or Saturday 18th March 2023, although other dates can be considered.
Woodstock Town Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Please advise if you need any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process.