Ilminster Town Council – Town Clerk

Ilminster Town Council - Town Clerk

Ilminster Town Council - Town Clerk

Are you passionate about your local community? Are you a careful administrator, a good communicator and an enthusiastic manager? Would you consider joining Ilminster Town Council as its new Town Clerk?

The Council is looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to lead the Council into the future. The successful candidate will need to build positive relationships with Councillors, staff, residents, community groups, businesses and other local organisations. You will also lead and manage our dedicated team of 6 staff and take overall responsibility for all administrative functions.

In addition, you will be responsible for a wide range of quality services including recreation grounds, open spaces, cemetery and the Herne Hill Nature Reserve.

Ideally, we are seeking CiLCA qualified candidates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.  However, exceptional applicants from outside the sector will be considered - full support, training and mentoring will be given.

We are offering a full-time position with 37 hours per week.  The salary is within the range of £32,234 – £34,728 which includes some evening and occasional weekend working.   The package includes the equivalent of 24 days paid leave plus public holidays and a generous local government pension scheme.

If you would like to find out more then please call or email Steve Milton at the Local Government Resource Centre on 07701 032010 or

A recruitment pack and application form (required for all applicants) can be obtained from the Town Council’s website or on request from Steve using the details above

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th July 2021 (noon) and interviews will be held week beginning 9th August 2021