CURRENT VACANCIES

We are currently recruiting for a new Administration and Support Officer (part time).

ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT OFFICER

Part Time (12 hrs) 

Our Administration and Support Officers are the first point of contact for visitors and members of the public, handling a range of enquiries and playing a vital role in conveying our ethos of a helpful and proactive council. This is a customer facing role where you will be an indispensable part of the council’s service delivery from processing applications to our community grant scheme, supporting projects and undertaking the day-to-day administration of Knutsford Cemetery.

You will undertake a broad range of routine administration, from managing databases, reporting maintenance issues, maintaining stationery stocks and processing invoices to handling routine correspondence. All the different aspects which help keep a busy office and a busy council running efficiently.

Your role will also be to help us get our message out to the community by maintaining the council’s websites and social media accounts, including to proactively generate suitable content. You’ll maintain the main town council website as well as our market hall and taste knutsford websites, ensuring they are kept up to date and respond to user’s needs.

In 2021 we refurbished the Tabley Hill Chapel in Knutsford Cemetery, you’ll help coordinate bookings for funerals, weddings and casual hire. You will also coordinate bookings for meeting rooms at the Council Offices.

HOW TO APPLY

Please read our application pack, this contains the job description and person specification as well as more information about the town council and the role.

To apply, please send your completed application form to:

townclerk@knutsfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

Application Deadline: 30th September at 12 noon

HOURS

This role is part time at 12 hours per week. You will work mornings over either three or four days.

There will be an occasional requirement to work evenings and weekends to support council events (for example our Christmas Market). You will take this time back through our flexible working policy.

SALARY & PENSION

This role is graded on local government points 7-17. The current full-time range is £20,444 to £24,920. The pro-rata range is £6,630 to £8,082. Your starting salary will be dependent upon experience.

A national pay award is pending.

You are entitled to join the Cheshire Local Government Pension Fund, a career average defined benefits scheme.

HOLIDAY AND SICKNESS

You will receive 32 days paid annual leave, including all bank and public holidays (pro-rata). This will increase to 35 days (pro-rata) after five years’ service.

The council operates a council sick pay scheme that provides full pay during sickness absence for a limited period of time which enhances with service.