Assistant Clerk Vacancy - 25 Hours Per Week

Salary is within the National Association of Local Councils Scale

Grade: £11.45 per hour – New SCP 13 - £22,201 per annum pro rata

LC1 (New SCP 18-23) £24,313 - £26,999 on successful completion of the CILCA qualification  

Nelson Town Council seeks an Assistant Clerk to support the Town Clerk to deal with an increasing workload. The applicant should be highly motivated and committed, have experience of administrative management in a complex environment with an ability to understand local government law and procedure; knowledge of financial management. Relevant experience is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with computer competence (Word and Excel).  Attendance at evening meetings is required.

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Catering Assistant Vacancy – 16 Hours Per Week

Grade: £9.00 per Hour – New SCP 1 - £17,364 per annum pro rata

The role of Catering Assistant is to successfully support the management of the day to day operations within the Revive Café, support and train a team of volunteers, provide corporate buffets and to help develop a meals- on-wheels service across Nelson.


We are looking for a cook who has a passion for helping, supporting and mentoring others to improve their lives, who can support our business to grow taking on additional contracts and grow the café and takeaway business. We are looking for an individual who can help to support, train and develop a team of volunteers and trainees investing skills, knowledge and experience whilst continuing to prove high quality services.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established and innovative company and would suit a cook that is looking for long term stability with family friendly working hours. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our community and therefore welcome applications from black & minority ethnic groups, disabled people and job sharers.  Striving to be an equal opportunities employer and service provider.  

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Job Description & Specification
Application Form



Job Description & Specification
Application Form


 Handyman / Woman Vacancy

Nelson Town Council is seeking the services of a Handyman/woman to act as a contractor to the Council on a self-employed basis and providing services on a seasonal basis, with the bulk of the work carried out over the spring and summer months. An hourly rate of £12.00 will be paid. The successful contractor, who will provide his or her own transport, telephone, tools, equipment and insurance, will be required to carry out hanging basket watering, winter gritting, basic maintenance work, small scale improvements in Nelson and transporting and erecting Council equipment for events. Ideally, he or she will live locally.The contract will be for an initial period of 1 year but terminable upon one month’s notice.

Further details of the type of work which will be required of the successful applicant and the experience and skills required can be obtained from the Town Clerk. Persons wanting that information should send their name and address by e mail to, by telephone or text on 077 35 35 07 35 or by post to Nelson Town Council, Town Hall, Market Street, Nelson, BB9 7LG.

Interested applicants are required to complete and return the application form to the Town Clerk
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Advert                          Application Form

 Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion please ring the Town Clerk Safia Kauser on 07735 350735 or 01282 697079

Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Wednesday 16th January 2019