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Wiltshire Fire & Rescue

Clerk to the Authority

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service
Clerk to the Authority£51,919 per annum pro rata
18.5 hours per week

Applications are invited for this senior post with the Authority which is responsible for the Fire & Rescue Service in Wiltshire and Swindon. Through the provision of independent professional advice, the post holder oversees the governance and democratic arrangements of the Authority to ensure it operates to the highest ethical and procedural standards. A key role is to advise the Authority on its duties, powers and procedures to make sure it complies with legal requirements and with the Authority??s standing orders, protocols, etc. The Clerk is responsible for convening meetings of the Authority and its formal committees and more generally, for supporting and guiding the Authority??s members to enable them to undertake their roles effectively.

Applicants must have experience of governance at a Strategic/Board level, preferably in the public sector, and be able to form effective working relationships with politicians (Board Directors) and senior managers. Good communication skills and the ability to give clear, authoritative advice on complex issues are essential.

A legal, company secretary or equivalent qualification is desirable.

The post, which is part-time, is based at the Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Manor House, Potterne, Devizes, SN10 5PP though some aspects of the job are suitable for home-working.

To apply, please download documents from our website at Applications should be returned by post to HR Department, Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Manor House, Potterne Devizes, SN10 5PP or electronically to If you experience any difficulties downloading documents, contact HR Shared Services on (01380) 737200.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st June 2103

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity. All applicants will be selected on their merits.

ClosingDate:Friday 21st June 2103
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:2948


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