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Town Hall - High Street East

Assistant Clerk

A new position has been created at Uppingham Town Council of Assistant Clerk. Based at the Town Hall the successful applicant will be part of a small, busy team helping support the community and manage council projects. You will be actively involved in: hiring of the Town Hall, projects for Tod's Piece, managing the Friday Market, cemeteries and allotments. You will also help us develop our ever increasing presence on social media and supporting websites including 'Love Uppingham'.

If you think this suits you - get in touch and read on!

Salary Scale Point SCP 14 - 18 £16,781 - £18,070 (dependant on experience) pro rata + Pension through True Potential
Actual Pay - £7,257 - £7,814 per annum
Maximum 16 hours per week

Uppingham has a dynamic Town Council looking for opportunities as presented under Localism. This has seen an increase in workload, resulting in a new role of Assistant Clerk. We are seeking a proactive individual who would welcome the challenge of working in such an environment.
Ideally applicants can demonstrate:

  • excellent administration, IT and financial management skills, preferably with Local Government knowledge or an active interest in this sector
  • the ability to communicate easily by phone, email and face to face on a wide range of topics
  • confidence to use their initiative and deputise when requested for the Clerk
  • excellent people skills, including the ability to work with Councillors, members of the public and on occasions the local media

The post includes some evening work and a flexible approach to holiday cover is essential.
The successful applicant would be encouraged to obtain CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) as part of their development into the role. Interested Applicants should email or telephone the Clerk for an Application Form or use the links below on this page.



If you have any questions and wish to speak to the Town Clerk about the vacancy you can do in the following ways:

Tel: 01572 822681 (Tue/Fri 9am to 4pm)

Email: townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk

Face to Face: call into the Town Hall between Tue/Fri 9am to 4pm