Admin Assistants

Current Vacancies



1 x Permanent post

1x Maternity cover

Starting Salary Scale SCP 4 (£18,933) pro rata

24 hrs / 4 days per week

To provide administration support to the Town Clerk, staff and elected members and to be first point of contact for members of the public.

Application pack available on request via email


Previous applicants are also encouraged to re-apply.

Closing date – Tues 4th May 2021



The Town Council has offered apprenticeships in the past, usually in our Amenities Team. Please keep an eye on this website or follow us on social media for details of any opportunities as they arise.

If you work for a college and wish to discuss apprenticeships further, please contact us.


Work Experience

We welcome requests for work experience students looking for week long placements across various departments. We will endeavour to make your work experience as interesting and varied as possible. Please get in touch should you wish to find out more or apply for a placement.



The Town Council offers a number of volunteering opportunities:


Heritage and Culture

Help out with provision of tours, stewarding of events, opening of heritage buildings.

Contact Megan Sanders, Heritage and Cultural Manager.

Phone – 01271 373311

Email – megan.sanders@barnstapletowncouncil.gov.uk



Groups and individuals can volunteer to help with maintenance of planted areas, litter picking, and any other work to help keep Barnstaple tidy. Contact Administration.

Phone – 01271 373311

Email – admin@barnstapletowncouncil.gov.uk