Position Details

Generous Pension and Employee Assistance Programme

Working Hours: Part-time, 19 hours per week

Salary: NJC LC1 SCP Points *7 – 17 (£20,092 – £24,491 pa full-time) pro-rata (£10317 – £12,576 pa)

              *Starting-point to be determined subject to experience

Benefits: Generous pension and Employee Assistance Programme

Stony Stratford Town Council is recognised as one of the most forward-thinking younger Councils in the country, delivering an expanding portfolio of services to the population that it serves.

The Council is recruiting a Deputy Town Clerk and is seeking a professional, dedicated person, to join their team. We are seeking someone who enjoys a diverse role, preferably with previous local government, services management, event organising and minute-taking experience.

This is a key role supporting the Town Clerk in operating the council. The Deputy Town Clerk has responsibility for overseeing the Town Council Projects and Services, communicating at all levels in the community and acting as a supervisor to the team when the Town Clerk is absent. There is also an element of outdoor work to the role.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent organisational, communication skills and the ability to prioritise and efficiently manage a busy and varied workload.

Full training will be provided and successful candidates should be willing to undergo relevant training e.g. the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or equivalent qualification.

If you are seeking a new challenge and meet these criteria, we would love to hear from you. Applicants are invited to discuss the role with the Town Clerk by contacting the office number or email.

A candidate pack (including the job description, person specification and application process) is available here

or from Stony Stratford Town Council, 5-7 Church St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BD Tel: (01908) 566726 or email: office@stonystratford.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is: noon Wednesday 24th November 2021

Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing Monday 29th November 2021

Salary Details

Salary: NJC LC1 SCP Points *7 – 17 (£20,092 - £24,491 pa full-time) pro-rata (£10317 - £12,576 pa)

Position Type

Part Time



Posted Date

November 5, 2021

Closing Date

November 24, 2021