Rothwell Town Council

Serving the people of Rothwell

Clerk: Mrs Philippa Page
Market House, Market Hill
Rothwell, Northamptonshire
NN14 6BW

Tel: 01536 713252

Rothwell Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from 2nd August 2021.

Applications are invited from suitable qualified and experienced persons. The Town Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the Council.

The successful candidate will have considerable administrative and organisational skills and have experience of working within local government. You will need to be a good communicator, be able to work under pressure and possess the ability to deal with a wide range of people. Strong interpersonal skills are essential together with IT skills which should include the competent use of the Microsoft range of products. A formal handover process will be put in place with the existing Clerk.

Rothwell is a bustling town of character and is situated five miles from Kettering and has twelve Councillors and has approximately 6500 electors. The precept for 2021/2022 is £80,000.

The post includes some evening work and attendance at monthly meetings is required and occasional weekend working, such as Civic Service and Remembrance Service. The successful applicant would be expected to have or be prepared to obtain CiLCA qualification (Certificate in Local Council Administration).

Hours of Work: 18 per week

Salary: Salary Scale LC2 (29-32 - £32,910 - £35,745 pro rata) with actual spinal point determined by relevant experience.

Place of work: Home/office working (negotiable)

Please apply with CV and covering letter to:

Closing date for applications : Friday 2nd July 2021

To find out about the role of the Clerk download an introductory booklet from the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) entitled "The Essential Clerk" at