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Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer


Job title: Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Job description: Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer Job Description (359 downloads)

Salary scale: LC2 £32,910 – £35,745

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Belle Vue Centre, Cinderford (due to the current pandemic, some work may need to be completed from home)


To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and explaining why you believe you would be suitable for this role to the current Town Clerk –

Application deadline: 23:59 on Sunday 28th February 2021.

If you have any questions about the role before applying, please contact the Town Council Chairman, Chris Witham –


Cinderford is a former mining town situated in the beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire with a community of around 9,000 residents.

The Council is very pro-active and has ambitious plans for the town. In addition to owning and operating The Belle Cue Centre (a multi-tenanted business centre) and an old bank in the Town Centre, the Council are currently looking to increase its portfolio with new exciting projects to improve the town centre for business and leisure and to support its citizens.

The Council currently employs a full time Clerk, full time administrator and two full time handymen. Plans are in place to recruit a Facilities and Business Manager along with another administrator.

Due to the retirement of the existing Clerk, the Council is looking to employ a Clerk to help the Council move forward with these exciting plans.

Page last reviewed: 27 January, 2021