Alison Robinson

Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
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Lydney TC (Forest of Dean)

LYDNEY TOWN COUNCIL Forest of Dean District

TOWN CLERK

Lydney Town Council is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and forwardlooking Town Clerk/Proper Officer/Responsible Financial Officer with the necessary skills, experience and knowledge to work with its councillors and staff to deliver the Council's priorities.

Lydney Town Council provides a wide range of high-quality community services including Bathurst Park, recreation grounds and sports facilities, open spaces, allotments, cemetery and garages. The Council has 15 elected members with a budget in excess of £600,000. The Council engages in various active partnerships across a range of economic and regeneration opportunities.

Lydney is a growing Town with an anticipated population increase in excess of 3,000, and current major regeneration projects such as Lydney Harbour and Docks – this is an exciting time to be part of our Council team. The new Clerk will help ensure that the Council is prepared for the future and is maximising opportunities to serve the community through exploring new opportunities and developing exciting new projects.

We are seeking a high calibre individual, who shares our values of excellent community service, to lead our dedicated team of staff and to work actively with the elected members and the community. The key objectives of this post are to:

• develop existing services, ensuring the efficient and effective implementation of Council business

• improve communication with our community

• successfully support the delivery of an exciting programme of projects within the community

• ensure that the Council's governance is maintained to the very highest possible standard.

The role demands good leadership, self-motivation, excellent administrative, financial and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, lateral thinking and an ability to forge strong working relationships with the Council, partners and the community. The successful candidate will have demonstrable financial management and leadership experience and be capable of instigating and managing projects. Commitment, flexibility, diplomacy and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels are key elements for this post.

The post is to commence as soon as possible, working 37 hours per week (although reduced hours would also be considered). Some evening meetings and occasional weekend work will be necessary. Salary will be on the national scale LC3, with the starting point depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications for this post are invited from suitably qualified persons who already hold (or are about to gain) an appropriate qualification, e.g. the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). An application pack can be download from the vacancy page on the Council's website www.lydneytowncouncil.co.uk

Applications in the form of a CV with two referees and a covering letter must be returned by 11 am on Friday 4 th October 2019.

Any questions you may have please contact Walter Leach (Mayor) in the first instance via Cllr.wleach@lydneytowncouncil.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

St Briavels PC (Forest of Dean)

St Briavels Parish Council & Burial Authority

NALC National Salary Scale SCP7-12 (£10.16 - £11.22 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications

Applicants are sought for the permanent post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible.

The appointee will work from home and be required to attend all meetings of the Council - normally 10 per year, in the evenings. Personal transport is essential.

The appointment will be subject to satisfactory performance after a 6 month probationary period, and will be for 50 hours a month, also to be reviewed after 6 months

The successful candidate must be computer literate (MS Word, Excel, website management) and have experience in relevant administration and maintenance of financial records.

It is preferable if the appointee has the Certificate in Local Council Administration (or equivalent), but if not will be expected to work to obtain it; training will be provided at the Council's expense.

Application pack from the locum Clerk Richard Crighton at rsc43@sky.com

Closing date for applications: Friday 11 October 2019, interview during the week of 21 October.

Berkeley Town Council (Stroud District)

TOWN CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 18 – 28 £ 24,313.00 - £31,371.00 (pro rata) per annum depending on experience and qualifications

Berkeley Town Council is seeking applicants for the role of Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 30 hours per week.

The council has nine councillors. The Council has 2-3 meetings per month. All meetings take place in the Town Hall at 7.00 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

The office is in the Town Hall, Berkeley. The Council manages Berkeley Town Hall, the Pavilion and Field at Canon Park, Park View Play Area, Sarah's Field and Oakhunger Lane Allotments.

Take a look at the website for more information about the town council at www.berkeley-tc.gov.uk

For a full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form and any questions you may have please contact the Town Clerk Debbie Spiers in the first instance clerk@berkeley-tc.gov.uk

Please address your application to Mr P Stevenson, Chairman of Berkeley Town Council, c/o Town Hall, Salter Street, Berkeley, Glos. GL13 9DB or email office@berkeley-tc.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 19th September 2019. Interviews will take place on Monday 30th September 2019

Nailsworth TC (Stroud District)

Nailsworth Town Council is recruiting two people to join a small, growing team.

Deputy Clerk

An enthusiastic and dynamic person with the skills and experience to work with councillors, staff and residents to fulfil the Town Council's priorities.

Excellent communication and administrative skills, and experience in or knowledge of local government required for this interesting and demanding role. Willingness to undergo professional training.

Flexible hours, covering one evening meeting a month and very occasional weekend work.

Salary Scale LC2 SCP18-23 (£24,313- £26,999 pro rata 25hrs per week).

Closing date 5pm, 23rd September 2019

Customer Services and Communications Assistant

An organised person with excellent interpersonal skills required for our busy town centre office.

Applicants must have good administrative and IT skills with the flexibility to meet the needs of this role. This varied role includes acting as communications contact for the town council and data inputting.

Flexible hours and very occasional weekend and evening work.

Salary Scale LC1 SCP5-6 (£18,795 - £19,171 full time 37 per week).

Closing date 5pm, 24th September 2019

Application pack and details for both posts from Civic Centre tel. 01453 833592 or www.nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Todenham PC (Cotswold District)

Todenham Parish Council

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 15 – 17 £9.77- £9.96* per hour depending on experience

Todenham Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 5 hours per week.

The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£7700. All meetings take place in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

A laptop and printer are supplied and you will be required to use your home as an office and store all council documents for which an allowance of £5 per week is given to cover the costs.

Take a look at the recently launched council website for more information about the village and the parish council at www.todenhamparishcouncil.co.uk.

For a full Job Description and any questions you may have please contact Bill Joss (Chairman) in the first instance via bill.joss.g14@gmail.com

*effective 1st April 2019.

Twyning PC (Tewkesbury Borough)

Twyning Parish Council has an immediate vacancy for a home-based Parish Clerk working 12 hours per week. Salary according to SCP 20 –23 depending on experience (£9.99/hr –£10.94/hr).

Twyning is situated in the northern most part of Gloucestershire and borders Worcestershire. It is a medium sized village with 1400 voters on the electoral register. It is likely to increase in size as it has been designated as a Service Village under the Joint Core Strategy.

The precept currently stands at £22,340.

The Clerk works from home but travels to monthly council meetings which are generally in the evening. Own transport is essential, for which mileage and travel time are paid. Twyning Parish Council has a significant land holding within the parish and some experience of legal issues associated with common land, easements and wayleaves would be an advantage but is not essential.

For further information

Closing date for applications.

Interviews will be held