Job vacancy: Newent Town Council


Newent Town Council is looking for a town clerk and responsible financial officer to join their team.


Job title: Town clerk and responsible financial officer
Organisation: Newent Town Council
Salary: £38,890 - £40,876 (35-37) per annum
Application deadline: 16 April 2021 (12 pm)
County: Gloucestershire         
Email address: 
Phone number: 01531 520 638


Newent Town Council is a proactive council in the Forest of Dean which provides a wide range of quality services. The council is seeking a CiLCA qualified, highly motivated forward-thinking individual who has excellent organisational, leadership, IT and administrative abilities and a good knowledge of local government; as well as a proven track record in financial management.

The town clerk is responsible for carrying out all the functions of the proper officer and also the responsible financial officer, providing effective leadership and management of staff, services and facilities. The role is challenging and you will be required to work evenings regularly and occasionally at weekends. You will be supported by a committed team of five staff.

The post is for 37 hours per week. Benefits include membership of the Local Government Pensions Scheme. Further details including job description, person specification and application form are available by emailing or visit the council's website.

No CVs will be accepted without the completion of an application form. Interviews will be held on 23 April 2021.

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