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Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

SALARY SCALE (SCP 37 – 42,  £43,516 - £48,587)

(Subject to CiLCA Qualification)


Applications are invited for the full time position of Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, with a starting date of April/May 2023.

The Council seeks a motivated and proactive person to work with the Members to meet the challenges and opportunities that are available to the Local Council sector.

You will need commitment and vision, together with sound administrative, financial and business management skills and the capacity to provide objective and impartial advice to Members.  You will have self-motivation, be a lateral and forward looking thinker together with an ability to forge strong partnerships with other organisations and the local community.

In return, the Council offer a competitive salary, Membership of  the local government pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a solutions focused individual to work with the Council and the Community to really make a difference within the town.

If you have the relevant skills and experience to meet the challenges ahead, please apply for an application pack to the Town Clerk, Bideford Town Council, Town Hall, Bridge Street, Bideford, EX39 2HS.  By e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Telephone 01237 428818.


Closing date for receipt of applicationsTuesday 3 January 2023.  (Please mark your envelopes CONFIDENTIAL)


Interviews to be conducted during the week commencing 23rd of January 2023.


The relevant forms for the post can be downloaded for printing on the links below:

Application Form   (download pdf and print)

Job Description and Person Specification (download pdf and print)

Privacy Policy (download pdf and print)

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form (download pdf and print)










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