Clerk to the Council - Chelmsley Wood Town Council

Chelmsley Wood Town Council Offices, 107 Helmswood Drive, Chelmsley Wood, Solihull B37 7NS
£35,745 - £39,880 pro rata
02 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

24.0 Hours per Week

Chelmsley Wood Town Council is seeking to appoint a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to undertake day-to-day management of the Council's business. The post is permanent subject to suitable references and a 6-month probationary period. The working pattern is a flexible 24 hour week which will include some evening meetings.

Applicants should have excellent administrative and supervisory skills, have experience of managing a team and working to strict deadlines, be educated to a good standard, computer literate, well presented, with good inter-personal skills and a pleasant telephone manner.

The successful candidate will be capable of report and minute writing, data collection and analysis, research and consultation methods, and also be familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.  

The post includes being the statutory Responsible Financial Officer to the Council with responsibility to prepare and manage budgets.

Relevant Local Government qualifications/ experience an advantage but not essential, must be willing to undertake training as applicable.

Chelmsley Wood Town Council is comprised of 15 Councillors representing 5 Wards.

If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Maria Thompson on 0121 770 4499 (select option 1 from the response menu) or

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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