Democracy/Policy Manager    


Organisation: Newton Abbot Town Council

Salary Details: SCP 29 – 32   Actual salary range £32,910 – £35,745

Hours: 37 hours per week

Employment status: Full-time

Location: Newton Abbot Town Council, Newton’s Place, 43 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1JQ

Closing date: Wednesday 24th November 2021

Interviews will be held:  Thursday 9th December 2021


An exciting opportunity has become available to join a small but dedicated team of staff providing support to Newton Abbot Town Council. The post of Principal Administrator will become vacant from 4th January 2022. The post provides a full range of support to the democratic, policy, administrative and management processes of the Council.

The post will require the ability to work as a flexible member of a small team, have excellent communication skills, be an experienced administrator and manager in the democratic process in a local government and community setting. The role is full-time, 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday, together with up to 30 Wednesday evenings supporting Council meetings. Weekend working might be required from time to time. The Council practices family friendly policies so flexibility in the working pattern might be negotiable.


Please see below full job description, person spec & application form:


For an informal discussion please call 01626 – 201120

(8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Mon – Fri) or [email protected],uk