Do you have a good understanding of working with budgets at a senior level? Are you experienced in managing people? Are you community minded with a desire to make a positive difference? If so, we have a varied, interesting and very worthwhile challenge for you.
The position of Town Clerk is key to ensuring that the statutory and other provisions affecting the running of the Town Council are observed.
Previous local government experience would be advantageous although candidates from all backgrounds will be considered. The successful applicant will need to study for and obtain a Certificate in Local Council Administration if they do not hold this qualification already. The Council will support you in this.
Your day to day duties will include:
What you will need to be successful in the role
About Selsey Town Council
Selsey is a seaside town which sits at the Southern tip of the Manhood Peninsula in West Sussex. With a population of nearly 11,000, there are 14 Councillors and a staffing team of 10 of which the Clerk, Deputy Clerk and Community and Business Development Manager are the Officers. There are various projects that the Council are undertaking, one of which is www.destinationselsey.co.uk.
We are seeking a Town Clerk to lead our team and to work positively alongside elected members to help improve the town and to ensure that all legal, financial and other governance requirements are met.
The Town Clerk is contracted to work 37 hours per week, based at the Town Hall. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for further details. Should you wish to apply please complete our application form.
If you would like more information about the role please call Jenny Ririe 01243 605803.