Job vacancy: Lewes Town Council


Lewes Town Council is looking for an interim deputy town clerk to join their team.


Job title: Interim deputy town clerk
Organisation: Lewes Town Council
Salary: £37,568
Application deadline: 20 October 2022
County: East Sussex
Email address: 
Phone number: 01273 471 469


Lewes Town Council is seeking a highly motivated professional to join their friendly team working to develop their services that improve the quality of life for the residents of Lewes.

If you thrive in a busy work environment and enjoy variety, this could be the ideal job for you.

The post holder will support the town clerk in ensuring the smooth running of the council's financial administration and corporate governance and oversee the operational management of the community centres and amenities functions.

This includes supporting the council in undertaking the work set out in its business plan, with a particular focus on developing and implementing statutory policies and processes, improving governance and risk management and day-to-day operational management matters.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience in a wide range of personnel processes are essential to take the lead on day-to-day human resources management and directly managing a small team of staff.

The post holder will also lead on ICT, insurance, safety, and security.

With a precept of over £1 million, the post holder needs experience managing and monitoring budgets effectively. Other duties include deputising for the clerk, preparing reports for committees and attending evening and weekend meetings and events. 

Contact Laura Chrysostomou, the town clerk, for further information about this opportunity. 

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