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Deputy Town Clerk Job Vacancy



Patchway is a town with a population of 12,000 with new housing development in progress on the former airfield. The Council owns two Community Centres and a Sports Pavilion, three football pitches and a floodlit hard court. The Council manages several large areas of public land, conservation sites and play areas, and employs twelve staff. The Council manages its own office building, which is open to the public during office hours.  For more information, see the Council’s website: www.patchwaytowncouncil.gov.uk

 Skills required

  • Highly motivated, personable, lively and able to use own initiative
  • Excellent knowledge of computer operations
  • Excellent IT skills, being competent with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Iris Payroll
  • Experience in the use of the above programmes
  • Knowledge of other Microsoft applications desirable
  • Good organisational, communication and public relations skills

Main duties of the Post

Under the direction of, and reporting to the Clerk, the Deputy Clerk will:

  • Understand and operate the financial systems of the Council: bookkeeping, payroll and financial reporting
  • Work with Internal Auditor to prepare annual accounts for audit
  • Responsibility for IT systems and IT security
  • Deputise for the Clerk when required, including with personnel issues
  • Deal with Council business delegated by the Clerk (preparing Agendas, Reports and Council papers) and attend some evening meetings
  • Be responsible for regularly updating the Council’s website
  • Assist local groups with project work and publicity posters
  • Deal with telephone and personal queries from members of the public
  • Liaise with other local professionals and staff from South Gloucestershire Council
  • Administer booking system for football, cricket and hard-court fixtures.
  • Be the officer responsible for data protection
  • Other duties as may from time to time be required
  • Undertake training as required by the Council


Training is available through the Society of Local Council Clerks and may lead to a Certificate in Local Council Administration through the University of Gloucestershire.

37½ hours per week.  Commencing salary, NJC Scale 29 (£26,470).

Local Government pension scheme.

Full time position application form and closing dates for applications is Wednesday July 18th .

E-mail: clerk@patchwaytowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01454 86 85 30  

Article 4999 | Published - June 28th, 2018

Patchway Festival Programme Amendments

The Memorial Match Advertised in the Festival Programme will now take place on Sunday 8th July not Sunday 15th July.
The Telephone number to book Day trips to The Wye Valley and Worcester was put in incorrectly and the correct number is 07972 720 917
Further Amendments will be added as and when notified and are also on the Festival Website at www.patchwayfestival.org.uk

Article 4996 | Published - June 22nd, 2018

Patchway in Bloom

There is still time to enter your garden into the Patchway In Bloom Competition . Just click on the link below and show off your green finger.

Paper copies can be found in Patchway Library, Patchway Town Council, Coniston Community Centre and Patchway Community Centre.

patchway in bloom entry form 2018

Article 4993 | Published - June 18th, 2018

Patchway Festival Programme 2018

The theme for this years 25th Patchway Festival is Patchway Past, Present and Future.

Click on the link to download the Full Festival Programme 2018 Festival Programme

Extra paper copies are available in Patchway Town Council , Coniston Community Centre, Patchway Community Centre and Patchway Library as well as the Patchway Festival website.www.patchway.festival.org.uk

There really is something for everyone. For more information on any of the activities or to book tickets please call the Festival Office on 01454 86 85 30 .


Article 4989 | Published - June 18th, 2018

Patchway People

Please click on the link for the March Edition of Patchway People  June 2018 including news on the  Vision for the Town Centre for Patchway.

Patchway People is delivered to all homes in the Patchway and Charlton Hayes Area by volunteers

Extra paper copies can be found in Patchway Library, Patchway Community Centre, Coniston Community Centre, Patchway Town Council offices.

Article 4986 | Published - June 18th, 2018

UK Government Smart Meters Roll out 2020

The Government is committed to rolling out Smart Meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. Provided below are links to full guides on both domestic and non-domestic smart meters, for your information.


Article 4981 | Published - May 25th, 2018

Patchway Welcomes You

Southern Brooks Community Partnership has recently made a film with residents and local people .
“Patchway Welcomes You” ; Please click on the link below to view the film .

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Article 4971 | Published - May 24th, 2018

Wanted Deliverers for Patchway People

Do you have an hour to spare once a quarter. Please help we are in need of volunteers to deliver the local Community Newsletter “Patchway People”  both in Patchway and Charlton Hayes . If you can help please e-mail: Patchwaypeople@outlook.com .

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Article 4946 | Published - April 27th, 2018

Free Courses and Workshops

Patchway Wellbeing Flyer 2018 may

Article 4919 | Published - April 23rd, 2018

Scott Park Flowerbeds

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Article 4905 | Published - April 19th, 2018