Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/12/2019 23:59
£39,782 to £47,896 (LC3 Spinal Column Points 37 to 45)
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Closing date:
6 Dec
Further Information

Ferryhill is situated in the south of County Durham, in North East England, and the Town Council serves a population of around 12,000. With a budget of over £643,000 and 13 permanent staff, the Council delivers a range of services to the community, including an increased focus on events for the enjoyment of everyone.

The Town Council is seeking a dynamic, forward looking Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to further develop the quality and range of services provided to our residents. The role demands good leadership, self-motivation, enthusiasm and lateral thinking, together with administrative, financial and interpersonal skills, and the ability to form strong partnerships with our community. You will be committed to ensuring that the Council meets local government best practice standards and the effective and efficient implementation of all council decisions. The ability to motivate staff through effective management is essential.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record at a senior level in local councils and either possess the CiLCA qualification or be prepared to work to achieve the qualification within 12 months of taking up the appointment.
Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Relocation expenses may be payable in appropriate circumstances.

The closing date for applications to be received is Friday 6 December 2019.

Interviews will be held in January 2020 and shortlisted candidates will receive further details before the Christmas break.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.