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Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

Job Vacancies

St Ives Town Council

Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Full time

Scale SCP 48-51 currently £42,899 to £46,036

The Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking Town Clerk, a superior communicator, with a 'can do' attitude and a collaborative approach, who can deliver on the Council's Strategic Plan. We currently hold the Local Council Award Scheme: Quality Gold Award and expect the Clerk to maintain this position.

The Clerk will be responsible for managing a team to effectively undertake the day to day business of the Council and provide professional support and guidance in respect of all aspects of the Council's work, as they engage with the Community, to advance the commercial and social vibrancy of the Town. The post includes the roles of Council RFO and Data Protection Officer.

The successful candidate will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Applicants should be familiar with local government law and procedures, be IT literate, and be able to demonstrate strong people and financial management skills.

Application packs can be obtained from Steve Couper – Interim Town Clerk

clerk@stivestowncouncil.gov.uk01480 388929

Town Hall, Market Hill, The Old Riverport,

St Ives, PE27 5AL

Closing date is 5pm on Tuesday 21 November 2017

Towcester Town Council

Towcester Town Council has a vacancy for an Administration Officer. Towcester Town Council has 7,535 electors and set a precept for 2017/18 of £328,755. The position is permanent part time at 18 hours per week, times/days to be agreed by negotiation. This is a good opportunity to join the staff of a busy and growing town council. The closing date for applications is 24 November 2017. Details below.

Irthlingborough Town Council - Assistant Town Clerk

Irthlingborough Town Council has a vacancy for an Assistant Town Clerk/Funding Officer working 25 hours per week on a permanent part time contract. Irthlingborough is a small town off the A45 in East Northamptonshire between Wellingborough and Thrapston. The council has 12 seats and there are just under 7,000 electors. The precept for 2017/18 is £341,218. Full details are below. The closing date for applications is 17 November 2017. For further information please contact Alison Benfield on 01933 650866 or e-mail: assistant@irthlingborough-tc.gov.uk.

Rothwell Town Council

Rothwell is a market town in the borough of Kettering between Desborough and the town of Kettering. It is home to the famous Rowell Fair. There are 6,242 electors and the council set a precept for 2017/18 of £30,000. The position is permanent part-time at 15 hours per week initially, although an early review could be considered. The closing date for applications is Friday 3 November 2017. Full details are below.

Higham Ferrers Town Council

Higham Ferrers is a town of over 6,300 electors on the A45 15 miles north east of Northampton. The council has a vacancy for an Administration Officer working 12 hours per week based at the Town Hall. The position is for 12 months initially. Details are below and the closing date for applications is Friday 10 November 2017.