Councillors will be sent back to classroom

NORTH Somerset Council has advertised for an officer to develop its councillor training scheme

NORTH Somerset Council is looking to recruit an advisor for its councillors.

The job, posted on the council's website, is advertised as a learning and development officer for its elected member development program.

The main role for the successful candidate will be to develop methods of educating council members and also to identify sources of external funding.

The move has come following an Audit Commission report, which recommended that councillors were given more training.


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Members will be sent on national and regional training courses, which will be attended by other council members from around the country.

The job is advertised as paying a salary of up to £26,000, with generous holidays to accompany it.

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The salary will be funded by Government, which means no taxpayers money will be used.

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