Job Vacancy – Clerk to the Council

Clerk to the Council (Full-Time)

Salary Scale LC3 substantive

(spinal points 37-41 (£39,782 – £43,662) plus qualification increments

Newhaven Town Council provides a wide range of high quality community   services including parks, recreation and sports facilities, open spaces, allotments, cemetery, a nature reserve, community information point and social/community buildings. The Council engages in active partnerships, including with Lewes District Council, East Sussex County Council and across a range of economic and regeneration opportunities.

We are seeking a high calibre individual, who shares our values of community service, to lead our dedicated staff team and to work actively with elected members. The key objectives of this post are to develop existing services, to successfully deliver an exciting programme of devolution from our principal councils, and to ensure that the Council’s governance is to the highest possible standard.

We invite applicants who have a demonstrable track record of service achievement and innovation, who are community focussed, and who possess sound managerial, communication and organisational skills.

Download more information: Clerk to the Council application pack    Application form

Send your completed form to Newhaven Town Council, 18 Fort Road, Newhaven, BN9 9QE or email it to  All applications must be received by the deadline of noon on Friday 19th July 2019.