Town Clerk

  • Location
    Kendal, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 39782 - £ 43622 / Year
  • Category
    Public Sector - Civil Service
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-062020-132224

Our Client based in Kendal are currently recruiting for a Town Clerk to join their team on a permanent basis.



Previous experience of working in a council is required as the Candidate will possess a knowledge of local government procedures.



They will be responsible to ensure that all legal, statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed



The Town Clerk will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under the statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular, to serve or issue all the notifications required by the law of a local authority's Proper Officer. The Clerk will be responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority's activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions. The Clerk will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.



Excellent verbal, written and inter personal skills are essential

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Kelly Warren