Current vacancies

Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

This vacancy is: Permanent

Salary: £30,178 - £32,778 per annum pro rata

Location: Clitheroe Town Council

Closing Date: Monday 16th March 2015



Part Time 21 hours per week over 5 days

Salary SCP35-38

£30,178 to £32,778 Pro-rata

(Rates applicable from 1st January 2015)

Clitheroe Town Council is seeking to recruit a Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to replace the present postholder who is retiring at the end of August 2015.

He/She will be responsible for all managerial, administrative and financial operations of the Council. Accordingly, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have managerial and financial experience at senior level, a sound knowledge of Local Government law and procedures.

The duties of the post include servicing the various meetings of the Town Council and of a number of other local Committees/Charities. Meetings are usually held in the evening with an average frequency of one every three weeks. Normal office hours are 9.00am to 1.00pm (20 hours per week) but pay is calculated on the basis of 21 hours per week to compensate for attendance at evening meetings. The post is not superannuated.

Applicants should also hold a relevant professional qualification, must be computer literate and must be able to show that they have, or can obtain, the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

An application form, job description, etc, can be obtained by contacting Clitheroe Town Council by either writing to 9 Church Street, Clitheroe, BB7 2DD, telephoning 01200 424722 or e-mailing

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 16 March 2015.

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.