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You’ll find details of any jobs  that we are currently recruiting for below and on the Contracts and Tenders page of this website, we advertise contract and tender opportunities.

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HIRING NOW

We are ambitious about the future as we progress through local government reorganisation in Cumbria. We are keen to make a difference in Penrith. We are small friendly team who are positive and forward thinking, always looking for new and innovative ways of working in a supportive and collaborative environment.

We currently have two vacancies:

Responsible Finance Officer

Community Services Officer

Both post details:

  • Salary range – SCP3 33-41 – dependent upon qualifications and experience/£37,568 to £45,648 pro rata.
  • Contractually based at our office but home working is possible with Town Clerks agreement.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.

COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICER

We are looking for a confident, ambitious and outgoing individual to help provide a range of services and exciting projects. You will actively contribute to the delivery of the Council’s Business Plan, and associated strategies such as the Climate Change Strategy, Neighbourhood Planning Process and our Arts and Culture Framework. This is a dynamic community focused role that will require you to engage with stakeholders, partners, businesses, communities, schools, clubs and organisations. It is a new role, a new opportunity for you to develop as you work with our team to provide assets, services, projects and events for Penrith.

If you would like to apply for the position, please do not send a CV.

Please complete the application form and return by email, attaching your application form, and a supporting letter.

and return to:

townclerk@penrithtowncouncil.gov.uk

The document application pack for the Community Services Officer contains the following:

VACANCY LETTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLICATION FORM

Closing Date: 20 June 2022

RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER VACANCY

We are looking for an experienced finance officer to lead the Council’s internal controls and accounts function. We are growing quickly and need someone with the drive, tenacity and passion to support best practice and efficient provision of day-to-day financial management.

If you would like to apply for the position, please do not send a CV.

Please complete the application form and return by email, attaching your application form, and a supporting letter.

and return to:

townclerk@penrithtowncouncil.gov.uk

The document application pack for the Responsible Finance Officer contains the following:

VACANCY LETTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLICATION FORM

Closing Date: 20 June 2022