THESE POSITIONS HAVE NOW EXPIRED
DEPUTY TOWN CLERK – 30 HOURS P/W CLOSING DATE – 4 OCTOBER 2016
LC2 – SCP 26-29 (£22,937) pro rata – Applicants that do not hold the CILCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) qualification/willingness to work towards
LC2 – SCP 30 -34 (£26,293) pro rata – Applicants who hold the CILCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) qualification
Keighley, the third largest civil parish in England, is a former engineering and textile town with a strong local identity and a population of 54,000 nestling in the heart of Bronte Country and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Historically part of the West Riding, since 1974 Keighley has been within Bradford Metropolitan District Council and has promoted itself as a tourist destination and major service centre – The Capital of Airedale. Keighley is a 25-minute commute by electric train from Leeds City Centre, the major regional hub of West Yorkshire, and just over an hour’s drive from Manchester. With its attractive South Pennines hinterland, it is an ideal base for anyone contemplating relocation.
Keighley Town Council seeks a Deputy Town Clerk to the Council who will support the Town Clerk for the Council to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer. The Deputy 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 Deputy Clerk will be responsible for servicing council committees in addition to event management and other duties as required.
The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and raising the profile of the Council as well as planning and implementing a published programme of community events, across the calendar year. He/she will be expected to demonstrate leadership, administrative, project management and interpersonal skills and have a high level of computer literacy, together with an ability to forge strong partnerships within the community and business sectors. The post holder will manage the Council’s statutory requirements in accordance with “Local Government Best Practice Standards” and ensure the effective implementation of Keighley Town Council decisions, including providing professional advice to Elected Members and regular attendance at evening meetings. The successful candidate will work within Keighley Civic Centre, the renovated former police station.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 04 October 2016. Informal discussions concerning the role can be made by contacting the chair of Human Resources, Cllr Pedley on 07810353903 or the Town Clerk on 01535 618277.
Deputy Town Clerk:
CLEANER REQUIRED 10 HOURS P/W – £8.25 P/H
A Cleaner is required for 10 hours per week at Keighley Civic Centre.
To provide a comprehensive cleaning service at the Civic Centre facilities including function room setting and layout to customers’ requirements (ad hoc basis), cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, washing/buffing floors, emptying bins, cleaning toilets to ensure high standards of cleanliness and hygiene at all times.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 01 April 2016. Interviews will be held within 2 to 3 weeks after this date.
FACILITIES CARETAKER REQUIRED 15 HOURS P/W – £8.25 P/H
A Facilities Caretaker is required for 15 hours per week at Keighley Civic Centre.
To provide a caretaking service to the Civic Centre, to encompass maintenance, cleaning supervision, security, minor repairs and additional duties as and when required.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 18 March 2016. Interviews will be held within 2 to 3 weeks after this date.
Please see below for Job Description and Person Specification
Please apply by completing an Application Form, which can be downloaded from the link below and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via post to Keighley Town Council.