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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £32,798 to £35,336
LOCATION: Tiverton 

If you are looking to manage a well-regarded Member Services team that provides excellent support to its councillors and its officers and yet is always looking to improve, then this is the job for you.

We are looking for a manager to join our friendly and hardworking team which is at the heart of the Council’s decision making. 

Our Executive structure includes policy development groups as well as a traditional scrutiny committee and a variety of working groups.  One key element of the role will be to work with senior councillors and Leadership Team to further develop the effectiveness of these bodies in identifying future policy as well as delivering on our existing corporate priorities. 

If you are also interested in becoming a Deputy Monitoring Officer as part of your career development, let us know.

We have well established hybrid working arrangements – so you may work from home part of the week too.  Our offices in Tiverton are readily accessible, not far off the M5. 

There’s a wide range of interesting work to do at Mid Devon and plenty of opportunity for you to get involved.

Our benefits include:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • A flexible benefits scheme including access to a discount shopping (online and high street) and events
  • Discounted leisure memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Free parking at site

To find out more

For any questions or for an informal conversation regarding the position please contact our District Solicitor and Monitoring Officer at or phone 01884 255255.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - Member Services Manager Job Description

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 16 June 2022 at 1:00pm

MDDC reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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