Ledbury Town Council Vacancies

DEPUTY TOWN CLERK

Closing date for applications Friday, 18 June 2021

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 5 July 2021

Ledbury Town Council is seeking to appoint a highly motivated forward-thinking individual to support the Town Clerk in the development, promotion and implementation of the Council’s policies, strategic plans, and services.

The successful candidate will have or be prepared to obtain the CiLCA qualification and have experience of line management, project management skills and budget, financial planning knowledge and a reasonable knowledge of local government law and procedures would be beneficial.

Attendance at evening meetings will be required along with occasional weekends.

The post is 37 hours a week with a salary grade SCP 24-28 (£28,672 - £32,234) dependent on qualifications together with membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Email: reception@ledburytowncouncil.gov.uk or phone 01531632306.

For an informal discussion about the post contact: 

Angela Price, Town Clerk  on 01531 632306

ACCOUNTS/BURIAL CLERK

Closing date for applications Friday, 18 June 2021

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 5 July 2021

Ledbury Town Council is seeking to appoint an Accounts/Burial Clerk to support the Town Clerk(RFO) in managing the Council’s accounts workflow.

Duties will include maintaining the Council’s accounts on RBS Omega accounts package (training will be given), preparing and providing accounting reports for submission to council meetings, payment of invoices and preparation of invoices for council services, and to support the Deputy Clerk in all aspects of cemetery administration to ensure the smooth operation of the cemetery and associated services.

AAT or ACCA qualification and Knowledge of Local Government Finance and Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) would be beneficial.

The post is 30 hours a week with a salary grade SCP 13-17 (£22,627-£24,491 pro-rata) with membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Email: reception@ledburytowncouncil.gov.uk or phone 01531632306.

For an informal discussion about the post contact:

Angela Price, Town Clerk on 10531 632306


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

(Temp – Perm)

Closing date for applications Friday, 18 June 2021

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 5 July 2021

The Administrative Assistant is a key role within Ledbury Town Council, often being the first point of contact for the public.  They will be required to provide administrative support to the Clerk and Deputy Clerk, as well as other members of the Council team, including councillors on a variety of administrative tasks and other projects.

The post is a temporary position for 12 months, which will hopefully become permanent after that time.  It is 37 hours a week with a salary grade SCP 7-12 (£20,092-£22,183 pro-rata) with membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Email: reception@ledburytowncouncil.gov.uk or phone 01531632306.

For an informal discussion about the post contact:

Angela Price, Town Clerk  on 01531 632306

Tour Guide - 16th Century Painted Room, Ledbury

National Minimum Wage

9 hrs a week (Saturdays and one weekday - to be arranged)
May to the end of October.

We are looking for a tour guide to help us to cover our opening hours from May to the end of October.

Hours of work will be Saturday and one other weekday (to be arranged) 11.00 A.M. to 4.00P.M. to include a one-hour unpaid lunch break.

Current opening hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10:45 A.M. to 4.15 P.M.

There may be some additional hours available to cover holidays etc.

We offer bookings for coach parties and School Activity Days out of normal opening hours and help with these will also be required.

Please mention any previous presentation experience and professional or amateur theatre work. The guides will be dealing with the public so we are looking for someone with an outgoing, friendly demeanour who will be welcoming to visitors. The job would suit an articulate person with presentation skills and good general historical knowledge.

The guide will be responsible for showing visitors around two historic sites in Ledbury. The primary site is the 16th Century Painted Room in the Town Council Offices in Church Lane, where the guides are based. The secondary site is the Market House which the guides take visitors to see by request.

Full training will be given.

Painted Room Tour Guides Assistant

We are currently looking for someone to assist the tour guides at the 16th Century Painted Room on Saturdays and bank holidays for 4 hours a day, until the end of October. Additional weekday hours may be available through the summer.

The role will consist primarily of welcoming visitors, so a cheerful and welcoming disposition is essential. The successful applicant will also be required to sell and record the sale of souvenir items and to record visitor numbers.

Computer literacy would be useful, but not essential.

The opportunity also exists for the right candidate to train as a tour guide.

Minimum wage, Immediate start. 

Contact reception at Ledbury Town Council for details
Tel: 01531 632306
Email: reception@ledburytowncouncil.gov.uk

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