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NLA - Town Clerk

closing date 23 Oct

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 06 October, 2017
Advert End Date: 23 October, 2017
Salary: £36,019 - £38,789 per annum
Location: Please refer to advertisement
Weekly Hours: 37
Job Category: Non-Local Authority Job
Vacancy Ref: NLA/Town Clerk/739/KH

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Further information


Thornbury Town Council is seeking a new Town Clerk.

This is an exciting time to join the Council and lead its work to support the community, as Thornbury goes through a period of significant change and growth. The Town Clerk is responsible for all aspects of Council operations, delivering services, leading a team of 17 staff, managing the delivery of council projects and initiatives and supporting councillors in their decision making.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience working in a local government environment and in leading and motivating staff, partnership working and project management. They will have the ability to positively manage and implement change with energy, enthusiasm and commitment, anticipating future needs as well as delivering on current priorities in a busy and demanding environment.

This is a full time role (37hrs a week), which involves attending evening meetings and working outside normal office hours on occasion. In return the council offers a generous salary package (£36,019 - £38,789) depending on skills, qualifications and experience. This post is also entitled to join the local government pension scheme.

Further information about this role and an application pack is available from our website: or by email:
If you would like further information or an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Town Clerk on 01454 412103

The closing date for applications is Monday 23 October 2017. Interviews will be held w/c 30 October.

Note: This is not a local authority post and applicants will need to satisfy themselves with regard to conditions of service.