Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy

We are seeking a motivated, proactive individual for the role of Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). This is an exciting opportunity and would suit a community-minded individual who has the relevant experience to undertake an interesting and varied post within our Town Council. The role is approximately 33 hours per week with evening, flexible working and some weekend working.

The role requires someone with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with a wide range of individuals from the local and wider communities. The ideal candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate and also have the ability to work on their own initiative. Strong financial management and organisational skills are required, together with a positive outlook.

The Clerk will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the Council, including the production of the agenda/ minutes for all Council meetings liaising with outside bodies as well as providing and implementing Council decisions. The Clerk/ RFO will also be responsible for and carry out the administration associated with all the financial transactions and records of the Council.

A Certificate in Local Council Administration is desirable but not essential, there will be a requirement to attain this qualification within an agreed period. Training will be provided and supported.

TC/RFO Information Pack

TC/RFO Application form

For further information please contact:

Holsworthy Town Council
Manor Offices
North Road
EX22 6DJ

Tel No: 01409 253312


Closing date for applications: Friday 16th February 2024

Interviews are likely to be held w/c 4th March 2024