Haxby Town Council

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Haxby Town Council serves a population of about 8,750 in a compact area of around 8.5 sq km, 4 miles to the north of the City of York.

Until 1996, the town formed part of Ryedale District within the County of North Yorkshire. As part of local government reorganisation, City of York became a Unitary Authority and extended its boundaries to include a much wider area around the City, including Haxby.

Please contact us if you have questions concerning the work of the Town Council if you have any concerns that you feel the Council should be aware of or where it can help or support you.



Public Notice: 

Haxby Town Council is currently advertising for the role of Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer to the council. 


Prior relevant experience with CILCA certification is desirable (or the commitment to obtain this certification) training in all aspects of local government administration will be provided.


A current working hours review is being undertaken but it is anticipated that the post will be for a minimum of 30 hours per week. The council maintains an office with public opening hours 4 days per week. The role also requires evening work to minute and advise the council at its regular meetings.


Salary in accordance with National Joint Council recommendations; pay scale, dependent upon qualifications and experience.


Must be IT literate, able to use the Microsoft Office suite - computer equipment is supplied. Must be available to attend council meetings which are held on the first three Monday evenings each month, plus other meetings that may from time to time be necessary.


Duties will include: acting as advisor to the council which involves learning the relevant parish legislation, preparation of the agenda, minute taking, compilation of correspondence, filing and accounts in addition to being the Responsible Financial Officer to the council. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for the management and administration functions that are set out in the job specification document.


The application form, job specification and personal specification are available from:


Clerk to the council, Haxby Town Council,

E-mail: clerk@haxbytowncouncil.gov.uk


Closing date for applications: 31 August 2021……..


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