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Job Vacancy - Deputy Town Clerk

6 October 2021

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Woodbridge Town Council is looking for a Deputy Town Clerk to join their team.


Job title:                           Deputy Town Clerk/Deputy Responsible Financial Officer
Organisation:                  Woodbridge Town Council
Salary:                              NJC SCP 2 29 – 32 (£32,910 - £35,745)
Application deadline:   1 November 2021
County:                             Suffolk
Email Address:               townclerk@woodbridge-suffolk.gov.uk
Phone number:               01394 383599, option 4.


The Council is seeking an organised and community aware person to support and deputise for the Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. You will proactively assist in the development, promotion and implementation of the Council’s policies, strategic plans and services in this historic waterfront market town. Under the direction of the Town Clerk, you will ensure that the management and administration of the Council’s statutory functions, financial affairs and projects are carried out effectively.

The position is for 37 hours per week and is based on NJC pay scales for SCP 29 to 32 (£32, 910 to £35,745) depending on qualifications and experience, plus contributory membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The successful candidate must have good office-based organisational and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a small team. Core duties will include, but are not limited to, managing the upkeep of the Council’s land and assets, liaising with outside contractors and members of the public, running payroll, spearheading the Council’s social media activities, taking minutes and assisting in the preparation of agendas and reports.

For a job description and application pack, please contact the Town Clerk, Mr Greg Diaper - townclerk@woodbridge-suffolk.gov.uk. Woodbridge Town Council will consider a job share but would expect separate applications to be received from the parties involved.

Woodbridge Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.