Assistant Clerk 20 hours per week, SCP 14-18 £25,409 – £27,344 pro rata
Closing Date: 17 April 2023, midday

We are a council that is ambitious for Bruton. We believe that an active town council can make a big difference to a small town. We would like to recruit an assistant clerk who shares this belief to support the existing team can help us deliver some exciting projects.

Bruton Town Council prides itself in maintaining a supportive environment for its staff, with opportunities for flexible working and a chance to develop work skills through a positive appraisal and training programme.

We know that our staff are our greatest asset. The successful applicant will hold or be willing to obtain a relevant sector qualification (the Certificate in Local Council Administration) and be able to support the staff team, ensuring all key legal, financial and governance requirements are met. Some evening work will be required to attend council and committee meetings.

In return, we are offering a competitive salary (SCP 14-18 (£25,409- £27,344 pro-rata)), 20 hours per week. There might be scope to increase or change these working hours in the future. Staff have access to a free car park, workplace pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme), an enhanced annual leave entitlement and a council that is open to hearing your ideas.

Bruton is an attractive, small rural town in the south east corner of Somerset (close to the Wiltshire and Dorset borders). You will be based in the town council office situated in the centre of a bustling high street that offers a good selection of shops and some excellent places to eat!

Please send your completed application FAO The Town Clerk, Bruton Town Council, 26 High Street, Bruton, BA10 0AA or email it to

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 17 April 2023 (midday)

Assistant Clerk Application Pack

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