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Vacancies

BOUGHTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer due to the promotion of the present Clerk. The paid post is for an average of TWO hours a week which includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings.

The post is home based and the hours are flexible with the exception of council meetings. The salary will accord with National Pay Scales.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills, ideally with some experience, although a full handover will be given by the current Clerk.

The main tasks will include:

  • To arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish meeting.
  • To prepare agendas and minute meetings.
  • To liaise with district and county councillors, other organisations, official bodies and the public as required.
  • To manage the Parish Council finances, prepare accounts for internal and external audit and produce an annual budget.
  • To keep Councillors informed of any relevant correspondence received between meetings.
  • To keep up to date with changes in relevant regulations and legislation and advise the Parish Councillors of such changes.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Councillors.

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chair: Tom Roberts, Church View, Wretton Road, Boughton, Norfolk, PE33 9AJ. Or e-mail: tommyeroberts@hotmail.com

DISS TOWN COUNCIL

Deputy Town Clerk

33 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior administrative role at the Town Council. The Deputy Town Clerk is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Town Council including leading a small & dedicated team, managing Council owned sites and facilities, overseeing the Council's help desk & acting as Clerk to some committees. The postholder will also take responsibility for the Council's communications & support the Town Clerk in delivering the Council's objectives.

You will be expected to work as part of a small friendly team as well as on your own initiative. You will have at least two years' management experience in an office environment, preferably in local government and will have excellent IT skills. The ability to manage time effectively and excellent communication skills are essential for this role as is a flexible approach to working hours.

Salary: SCP 25 (£23,111) – 33 (£29,909) pro rata

For further information, please visit www.diss.gov.uk or contact:

Diss Town Council, Council Offices, 11-12 Market Hill, DISS, Norfolk, IP22 4JZ. Tel. - (01379) 643848; Email – towncouncil@diss.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE: Friday 24 August 2018

ELSING PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Elsing Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The post is for 2/3 hours per week includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings (of which there are 6 in the year) and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management. Candidates should have book keeping skills, communication, IT and organisational skills. Pay will be in line with NALC guidelines and according to experience and qualifications Support and training will be provided. For further information please contact the Chair omipip43@outlook.com or send your CV to the Chair.

Closing date Friday 24 August 2018

HOLME HALE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council is seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer due to the retirement of the present Clerk. The paid post is for an average of five hours a week which includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings that are usually scheduled for a Monday - approximately six annually.

The post is home based and the hours are flexible with the exception of council meetings

The current pay rate is £10.74 per hour subject to local government rates and annual review and usual expenses will be met. The salary is negotiable based upon experience.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written, and IT skills, ideally with some experience, although a full handover will be given by the current Clerk.

The main tasks will include:

  • arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish Meeting
  • prepare agendas and minute meetings
  • liaise with District and Council councillors, other organisations, official bodies and the public as required
  • manage the Parish Council finances, prepare accounts for internal and external audit and produce an annual budget
  • keep Councillors informed of any relevant correspondence received between meetings
  • keep up to date with changes in relevant regulations and legislation and advise the Parish Councillors of such changes
  • carry out any other duties as directed by the Councillors
  • establish Parish Council website

Closing date for applications: 11th August 2018

Please send a copy of C.V. with a covering letter to the Chairman Simon Broke at Holme Hale Hall Thetford Norolk IP25 7ED or alternatively at the following email address: simon.broke@hotmail.co.uk

For further details or an informal chat please contact Ron Graham (Parish Clerk): 01553 766045 or 07944 565796.

MUNDFORD PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Mundford Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The post is initially for 10 hours per week and includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings (up to 12 in a year) and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management. Candidates should have book keeping skills, communication, IT and organisational skills. Pay will be in line with NALC guidelines and according to experience and qualifications. Support and training will be provided. For further information please contact the Chairman of the Council jmusgrove@grovesystems.co.uk 07973 959217

Applicants should send a CV to the Chairman by 31 August 2018

PORINGLAND PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk to the Council

Based at Poringland Community Centre
Within the salary range SCP 39 - 47 (£35,229 - £42,806) per annum
depending on experience and qualifications
37 hours per week (flexible including evening meetings)

Poringland Parish Council seeks a committed and enthusiastic individual who will undertake the role of Clerk to the Council, including the statutory roles of Responsible Financial Officer and Proper Officer. The role will include the day to day management of the Council, its staff and its administration, as well as management of the Council's finances.

Poringland Parish Council is a forward-thinking and successful Council with an expenditure budget of around £250,000/annum. The Council is currently involved with a number of exciting projects including the development of a 14 acre recreation site, and the Clerk will be expected to drive these initiatives forward to successful delivery.

The Full Council meets on the last Wednesday of the month, with Committee and Advisory Group meetings on other Wednesday evenings in the month (totalling approx. 35 meetings per year). The Clerk will advise the Council on the development of policies and objectives as well as implementing the decisions of the Council. The Clerk is accountable to the Council.

The successful applicant should have a good level of education, with excellent communication, management and interpersonal skills. A background in local government will be an advantage. The successful candidate will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration or be willing to qualify for this within 12 months. In return the Council offers a good rate of pay, the Local Government Pension Scheme, and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Applicants are invited to read the application pack which forms part of the terms and conditions of appointment. For further details or a confidential discussion contact:-

Mr Tim Boucher – Chairman
C/o Poringland Parish Council
Community Centre, Overtons Way
Poringland, Norfolk
NR14 7WB

Telephone 01508 492182

Email: timboucher.poringlandpc@gmail.com
http://www.poringlandparishcouncil.gov.uk/staff-vacancies

Applications by application form only to the postal address above, marked 'CONFIDENTIAL – CLERK TO THE COUNCIL' or email to clerk@poringlandparishcouncil.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 24 August 2018 9am

Poringland Parish Council is committed to equality and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the person specification. Reasonable adjustments will be made to the recruitment and employment process on request. View our Equal Opportunities Policy at https://www.poringlandparishcouncil.gov.uk/uploads/4/2/6/1/42611939/equal_opportunities_policy.pdf

SALTHOUSE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Salthouse Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer due to the retirement of the present Clerk.

The post is home based and for an average of FOUR hours per week. Hours worked are flexible with the exception of council meetings which are held on the first Tuesday of alternate months. The salary will accord with National Pay Scales.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills, ideally with some experience, although a full handover will be given by the current Clerk.

The main tasks will include:

  • To arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish meeting.
  • To prepare agendas and minute meetings.
  • To liaise with district and county councillors, other organisations, official bodies and the public as required.
  • To manage the Parish Council finances, prepare accounts for internal and external audit and produce an annual budget.
  • To keep Councillors informed of any relevant correspondence received between meetings.
  • To keep up to date with changes in relevant regulations and legislation and advise the Parish Councillors of such changes.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Councillors.

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chair: Dr. S. Dawson, Manor House, Cross Street, Salthouse, Holt, Norfolk NR25 7XH. Or e-mail: sarah@manorhouse100.plus.com

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th August 2018

STOKESBY WITH HERRINGBY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

3 hours/week, home-based.

NJC Salary scale LC1 SCP 18-22 £9.78/hour - £10.92/hour, according to experience and qualifications.

A laptop computer and printer are provided by the council.

Stokesby with Herringby Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, to start 1 September 2018. A handover/Induction period may be offered, if required. Ideally, candidates will have a professional qualification to the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) level or above, or be willing to undergo the appropriate training to work towards this.

The post includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management as described in the job descriptions. Candidates should have the following skills:

  • ·book keeping
  • ·good interpersonal skills
  • ·IT skills
  • ·organisational skills

Support and training will be provided.

The Parish Council consists of 7 members. Meetings are held quarterly in May, August, November and February on the second Wednesday of the month, from 7.30pm.

Please visit the Parish Council website for a full Job Description: http://www.stokesby.org.uk/parishcouncil.html and respond by email with your CV, a covering letter and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current/last employer, to:

Sarah Welsh, Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, clerkstokesby@gmail.com 07808704960

Closing date for applications 3 August 2018.

SWAINSTHORPE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

SCP 23 – 26 (£11.24 - £12.37 per hour) depending on qualifications and experience.

Four hours per week.

Swainsthorpe Parish Council seeks a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of parish clerk. The role will include:

  • Meeting administration, including preparation and publication of agendas and taking minutes
  • Management of the Council's finances, including budget summaries, bank reconciliations and preparation of the accounts for audit
  • Maintaining and updating the Council's website
  • Communicating with residents, councillors and external organisations
  • Managing the day to day administrative and financial processes of the parish council

The successful applicant should have a good level of education with good communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in a local government environment would be an advantage. The ability to work within deadlines is essential. The successful applicant must be able to attend the parish council meetings, which are held on the second Wednesday of every other month (January, March etc).

For further details or a confidential discussion, please contact the Chairman, Glynis Frost at glynandpaul@hotmail.com

Applications by CV and covering letter to the email address shown above.

Preferred start date – September 2018.

WOOD NORTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer due to the resignation of the present Clerk. The paid post is for an average of TWO hours a week which includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings.

The post is home-based and the hours are flexible with the exception of council meetings. The salary is negotiable based upon experience. You will be provided with a laptop, printer/scanner and filing cabinet.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills, ideally with some experience, although a full handover will be given by the current Clerk.

The main tasks will include:

  • To arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish meeting.
  • To prepare agendas and minute meetings.
  • To liaise with District and County councillors, other organisations, official bodies and the public as required.
  • To manage the Parish Council finances, prepare accounts for internal and external audit and produce an annual budget.
  • To keep Councillors informed of any relevant correspondence received between meetings.
  • To keep up to date with changes in relevant regulations and legislation and advise the Parish Councillors of such changes.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Councillors.

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2018

For further details contact the Chair, Jenny Marchant (01362 684101) or jenny.marchant7@btinternet.com

YAXHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

YAXHAM PARISH COUNCIL requires a clerk/RFO for immediate start.

Part Time – typically 6 hours/week, but varies depending on meetings and reporting requirements.

Applications are invited for the role of Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer to Yaxham Parish Council, and involves advising and implementing the various decisions made by the council, as well as ensuring their legal and financial obligations are met.

The role is home based, requires internet access, a telephone and access to a car. The council holds a typically 10 evening formal meetings during the year. The council is also responsible for organising the Yaxham Annual Parish Meeting and managing various assets in the Parish and the Parish Charity.

Ideally applicants should have prior experience of both a clerk and RFO roles and be familiar with the formal reporting requirements of parish councils, including but not limited to governance and accounts reporting.

Applicants must be conversant with Word and Excel, have excellent communication skills, good presentation skills, be familiar with raising agendas and writing minutes, carrying out bank reconciliations, collating and providing financial reports and completing annual returns.

Please include relevant qualifications, such as professional and/or SLCC ILCA/CiLCA or similar.

Salary NJC/NALC/SLCC pay scales depending on experience and qualifications.

For a full job description and to apply in the first instance please contact:

Vice-Chairman Ian Martin:- ianrmartin@btinternet.com or call 01362 854248

Closing date for applications: 14 September 2018