Somerton Town Council – Deputy Clerk Vacancy

Deputy Clerk Vacancy

 Part time (21 hours per week), Permanent, Salary range £21,748 to £24,491 (pro rata).  Benefits include access to the Local Government pension scheme. 22 days annual leave plus two statutory days and Bank holidays (pro rata)

Somerton Town Council is a large, proactive Town Council, likely to increase in size. The Town Council works with local residents and businesses to provide services which include recreation areas, a conference centre and a cemetery.

This role requires a person who can undertake administration and finance processes. The applicant will need to be able to deal with people calmly, without judgement, firmly and politely. The successful candidate will undertake a variety of tasks including responding to enquiries from the public, updating the Town Council’s website, providing support, which includes Town Council meetings and organising Town Council events and competitions. Knowledge of cemetery administration, finance, (purchase orders and payments) and experience in minute taking would be an advantage.  The role will suit a person who likes working in a small team whilst having a busy and varied workload.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Application packs containing a full job description and application form can be downloaded below, telephone: 01458 272236 or e-mail: [email protected]

 Closing date: Monday 26th July 2021 at midday.

Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd August.

Job Description – Deputy Clerk

Deputy Clerk Person Specification

Application Form