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The Town Council are looking for an Administrative Assistant to assist the Town Clerk, and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO), in support of the carrying out of this Town Council’s statutory duties.
The Administration Assistant will provide support, to ensure that the office and financial systems are maintained, and that information is easily accessible for the Town Council.
The Administration Assistant will be the first contact with the public and will provide a polite professional manner at all times.
The person appointed will be accountable to the Town Clerk for the effective administration of office, customer service, and financial systems.
General Tasks (with the overseeing Support, and Guidance of the Clerk, and RFO):

The role demands self-motivation, excellent administrative skills, enthusiasm, and an ability to forge strong working relationships with colleagues, Council, partners, and the community. The successful candidate will demonstrate relevant experience, and an ability to work flexibly within a front of office role. Commitment and communication skills are key.  

The post is to commence as soon as possible, and we are looking ideally for Monday – Friday week day Cover (9.30am – 12.30pm), although flexibility, of hours, and availability is open for discussion, subject to applicants availability.

Permanent Contract Starting of 15 Hours per week, but to be reviewed, with the possibility of increased hours, to meet the needs of the business

 Salary will be based on NALC SCP Point 7 (£10,643 Per Annum, (pro rata £10.60 per hour)


An Application Form, and Job Description available below:

App Form CTC Admin Assistant Jun 22


, or can be requested electronically by email (

Completed Application Forms should be should be sent to the Town Clerk via email:, or by post, clearly marked ‘Application Form: Confidential’, to the following address, by 12.00 Midday, 15 July 2022

The Town Clerk, Coleford Town Council, No. 1 The Town House, Lords Hill Walk, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8BD

Any enquiries please contact: Chris Haine, Town Clerk Tel:  01594 832103, for any further information.


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