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Aylsham Town Clerk



Due to the retirement of the present Town Clerk the Town Council are seeking applications to fill this role


Looking for a new Opportunity


Aylsham Town Council in Norfolk is the most local tier of government and with an annual budget of circa £600k, a team of hard-working staff and assets including mixed-use community venues, open spaces and allotments, it is a varied and exciting place to work where no two days are ever the same.


We are looking for a Town Clerk with suitable experience who will also act as Responsible Financial Officer (RFO), ensuring the council meets its legal obligations and provides high quality facilities and services to residents. 

The role requires someone with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with a wide range of individuals from the local and wider communities. The ideal candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate and also have the ability to work on their own initiative. Strong financial management and organisational skills are required, together with a positive outlook.

The Clerk will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the Council, including the production of the agenda/ minutes for all Council meetings liaising with outside bodies as well as providing and implementing Council decisions.

The Clerk will be the RFO and will be responsible for and carrying out the administration associated with all the financial transactions and records of the Council.

A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential, there will be a requirement to attain this qualification within 12 months. Training will be provided and supported




Salary Scale LC3 (SCP42-45) £50,512 - £54, 017 plus LGPS pension and Green Book employment conditions and some hybrid working.

Closing date 5pm 17th May 2024

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