Staff vacancy – Deputy Town Clerk

Battle Town Council is seeking to appoint a proactive Deputy to support the Town Clerk and the Councillors in achieving their aims and aspirations for the Council and the residents of Battle.

The Deputy Town Clerk will play a key role in ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out, as well as managing certain delegated services and responsibilities.

Essential qualities:

  • committed to public service
  • able to demonstrate that they have relevant experience and skills:
  • a track record of achievement, innovation and motivation;
  • organisational skills;
  • strong communication skills (verbal, written and social media);
  • integrity

Candidates should have an interest in local government. A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification would be ideal, but not essential. Of more importance, is experience in a public-facing role.

This is a full-time post (37 hours per week) to include evening meetings, events and some weekend cover. The starting salary will be between £24,982 and £32,234 depending on experience and qualifications, and will be reviewed upon successful completion of the probation period. The Council offers a generous pension scheme.

The closing date for applications is 30th September 2022 and interviews will be held on 12th October and 17th October 2022. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will join the team around 1st December 2022. Battle Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Completed applications should be sent for the attention of the Town Clerk or via email to