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Vacancies

BARSHAM (AND HOUGHTON ST GILES) PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & 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.

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: 30 June 2018

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chair: Andrew Ross

e-mail: arosss@btinternet.com

BLOFIELD PARISH COUNCIL

Maternity cover for Assistant Blofield Parish Clerk

Blofield Parish Council is seeking an individual to become assistant clerk and provide maternity cover for five months. The position of Assistant Parish Clerk is to start no later than 3 September 2018 until 31 January 2019.

The Assistant Parish Clerk should have good communication, IT and organisational skills. The council will consider both experienced clerks and those new to the role of parish clerk. The post is offered for 20 hours per week, working from home, and includes attendance at various meetings, often in an evening. However, the Council will consider different working hours as necessary to suit the successful candidate.

The Assistant Clerk will work in partnership with the Parish Clerk, who is responsible for financial management. Pay will be in line with national SCP scales according to experience and qualifications and the council will consider either a locum or short-term contract parish clerk.

Duties as Assistant Clerk include:

  • Managing planning applications and organising, attending and minuting monthly parish council planning meetings.
  • Managing specific projects on behalf of the council and providing regular progress reports on all projects to the council.
  • Managing the parish council emails. Dealing with enquiries from parishioners in a professional and helpful manner and being the central point of contact for the Council.
  • Allotment plot administration
  • Preparing / organising venues for meetings.
  • Completing all actions from meetings efficiently and within agreed times.
  • Completing and distributing draft minutes from a meeting within one week of the meeting.
  • Posting information onto the parish council website.
  • Able to provide holiday/emergency cover for Clerk.
  • Undertake training and development activity as required.
  • Working closely and effectively with the Clerk and councillors to help deliver a good service to the parish.

For further details or an informal chat please contact Sarah Osbaldeston (Parish Clerk) on 01603 270819 or blofieldpc2@gmail.com or Rob Christie (Chair of the Council) on 01603 714226

Applications in writing with an up-to-date CV and details of two referees should be submitted to the Chair, Rob Christie at 5A Church Road, Blofield, Norwich, NR13 4NA. The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 29 June 2018. Interviews will be arranged for Thursday 12 July. Referees will not be contacted until after the interview.

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.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8 June 2018

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

FLEGGBURGH PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

SCP 23 - 26 (£11.24 - £12.37 per hour) dependent on qualifications and experience

Four hours per week.

Fleggburgh Parish Council seeks a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of Parish Clerk.

The role will include:

  • Meeting administration including collation and publication of agendas, report writing, taking minutes, and offering procedural advice where required;
  • Management of the Council's finances including budgeting drafting and monitoring, bank reconciliations, and audit;
  • Maintaining and updating the Council's website;
  • Communicating with residents, councillors, and external organisations;
  • Managing the day to day administrative 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, and knowledge of meeting administration and working to deadlines is essential. The successful applicant must be available to service the meetings of the Council (normally the fourth Thursday of the month).

For further details or a confidential discussion contact the Chairman June Pratt on june.pratt@yahoo.com.

Applications by CV and covering letter to the postal or email addresses below:

Fleggburgh Parish Council
Beech Cottage
Marsh Road
Fleggburgh
NR29 3DE

Email: fleggburghpc@gmail.com
http://fleggburghpc.norfolkparishes.gov.uk/

To start as soon as possible.

HETHERSETT PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

30 hours/week, currently under review with a possibility of full time working.

NJC Salary scale LC2 SCP 30-34 £27,358 - £30,756 pro rata., according to experience and qualifications.

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

Ideally, candidates will be experienced in this role, and 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 with a view to achieving the qualification within 12 months .

Experience of the Local Government environment would be beneficial.

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

  • financial system management
  • good interpersonal skills
  • IT skills
  • organisational skills

Support and training will be provided.

The Parish Council consists of 13 members. .Parish Council Meetings are held monthly with meetings of the Planning Committee held fortnightly.

Please visit the Parish Council website for full Job Descriptions: - hethersettpc.info and respond by email to hethersett.pc@tiscali.co.uk with your CV, a covering letter and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current/last employer, to:

Ian Weetman, Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer Tel 01603 810915

Closing date for applications 29 June 2018.

HINDRINGHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person.

Applications are invited for the post of Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer for the Parish Council commencing in July 2018. Hours must be worked flexibly including attendance at meetings, six meetings are held during each year.

The successful candidate will have good IT and social media skills and will receive an annual remuneration of £2,907.84 (average of six hours per week at SCP15), plus non-taxable expenses of £550.00. The main duties will include:

  • To arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council meetings.
  • To prepare agenda and minute meetings.
  • To liaise with the District and County Councils, other organisations and official bodies and the public as required.
  • To manages the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual internal and external audits.
  • To attend to correspondence and administrative tasks.
  • To review all Parish Council policies including Standing Orders & Financial Regulations.
  • To manage Parish Council website and social media (Facebook, Twitter)
  • To maintain Parish Council files, paper and electronic (laptop provided)

Written applications with c/v and stating relevant work experience, qualities and skills you would bring to this post are welcome by post to Mrs J Gardiner, Chair of Hindringham Parish Council, 5 Wells Road, Hindringham, NR21 0PN or by e-mail to janmarg_blue_5@hotmail.co.uk

Please make your application by 30 June 2018.

www.hugofox.com/community/hindringham-parish-council-10684/jobs/parish-clerk-57705

LESSINGHAM AND HEMPSTEAD WITH ECCLES PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Hours: 12 hours/month

The Parish Council is seeking a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. The successful candidate will be required to prepare agendas, attend and minute meetings, deal with the action agreed, maintain financial records, deal with correspondence, and maintain the Council's website. An experienced Clerk is desirable but not essential.

The Council meets on the second Tuesday of every month, although attendance at other evening/daytime meetings may be required by arrangement. The successful candidate will be expected to work from home. Salary will depend on experience but will be in accordance with National pay scales.

For an informal chat, copy of job description or to apply please contact:

Cllr Michael Walker on: 07470074777
Email: pollitix@hotmail.com
Applications –By brief letter/email with CV
Closing date: 31 May 2018

OLD HUNSTANTON PARISH COUNCIL

Neighbourhood Plan Administrative Assistant

Applications are invited for the role of Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan assistant to the Parish Clerk. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills.

The work would include:

Arrange, publicise and attend meetings.

Prepare agendas and minutes.

Liaise with the Clerk/RFO.

Manage funding applications.

A clean driving licence and internet available to work from home would be required.

It is estimated, based on the experience of previous Neighbourhood Plans, that this would involve the maximum of 12 hours per month to achieve, at the rate of £11.00 per hour.

For further information please contact the Clerk:-

clerk.oh@gmail.com or 07917 757328.

Application should be by letter with CV submitted to the above e-mail address or by post to:

The Parish Clerk, Hayman Lodge, Ploughmans Piece, Thornham, Norfolk PE36 6NE

Closing Date for applications: 4 June 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 29 June 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.

WINTERTON-ON-SEA PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

18 hours/week, to be worked over 5 weekdays, subject to agreement, home-based.

NJC Salary scale LC2 SCP 26-29 £23166 - £25694 pro rata, according to experience and qualifications.

The Parish Council is a member of the Local Government Norfolk Pensions Service scheme.

A laptop computer, A3 printer and mobile telephone are provided by the council.

Due to the retirement of the current clerk, Winterton-on-sea Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, to start 1 September 2018. A handover/Induction period may be available prior to this date 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, its committees and its risk management as described in the job descriptions. Candidates should have the following skills:

  • book keeping
  • good interpersonal skills
  • IT skills, including the use of Scribe accounting software or the ability to learn how to use it
  • organisational skills

Support and training will be provided.

The Parish Council is pro-active with a good understanding of the roles of Clerk, Chair and the Council and consists of 9 members. Meetings are held monthly, except December, on the third Wednesday of the month, from 7.30pm.

Please visit the Parish Council website for a full Job Description: http://wintertonparishcouncil.norfolkparishes.gov.uk/home/ 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, clerkwinterton@gmail.com 07918978921

Closing date for applications to ensure a smooth transition: Friday 29th June.

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