Sturminter Newton – Town Clerk Vacancy


Sturminster Newton – Town Clerk vacancy

Sturminster Newton Town Council is seeking a Town Clerk. This is a real opportunity for an experienced leader who is dynamic, innovative, and resilient and who will focus on pragmatic solutions to meet the aspirations of the councillors and the people of Sturminster Newton.

The Town Clerk is responsible for carrying out all the functions of the Proper Officer and also the Responsible Financial Officer, providing effective leadership and management of staff, services and facilities. The role is challenging and you will be required to work evenings regularly and occasionally at weekends. You will be supported by a strong and positive team of eight staff.

The post is 25 hours per week, the core hours are 09.00 to 13.00 Monday to Friday and the remaining hours may be worked flexibly. The salary is NJC scale point 37 to 42 (£40,875 to £45,859) on a pro-rata salary of £27618.92 to £30985.81. The package includes the equivalent of 24 days’ paid leave plus public holidays and a contributory pension scheme.

For more information see the Town Council website or contact Acting Town Clerk, Mal Derricott, at

A recruitment pack and application form (required for all applicants) can be downloaded via the link below.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 29th March 2021

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 6th April 2021


Posted March 2021


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