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BRECKLAND

No vacancies at present

BROADLAND

HELLESDON PARISH COUNCIL

Head Caretaker

Applications are invited to become our Head Caretaker, based primarily at our newly refurbished Community Centre in Hellesdon.

We are ideally looking for someone with experience of managing public facilities such as our community centre, but would be willing to provide training for the right applicant.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Parish Assets
  • Unlocking/Locking/General Security of Parish Assets
  • Setting up Community Centre to Hirers' Requirements
  • Identifying and Resolving Health and Safety Issues
  • Setting up Tennis/Netball Courts to Hirers' Requirements
  • Setting Rotas to Ensure All Facilities Management are Covered
  • Keep Outdoor Areas Clean and Litter Free
  • Light Gardening Duties and Grass Cutting
  • Cleaning and Restocking
  • Liaison with Contractors for Specialist Works
  • Supervision of Caretakers
  • Quality Control Checks of Cleaning

Driving licence essential

Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week) Shift Work

Pay: SCP 14 (currently £23,484 per annum)

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (but would be expected to travel to other parish facilities)

For an informal discussion concerning the role please contact Faye LeBon on 01603 301751 For further information and an application form, please visit www.hellesdon-pc.gov.uk/vacancies or email clerk@hellesdon-pc.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 17th August (midday) – Interviews on Friday 19th August

Community Janitor

Applications are invited to become our Community Janitor, based at our offices at Woodview Road, Hellesdon.

We are ideally looking for someone who takes pride in their community, preferably with janitorial or cleaning experience, but would be willing to provide training for the right applicant.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Litter Picking around Hellesdon
  • Empty Litter Bins
  • Cleaning of the Public Toilets
  • Putting up Notices on Parish Notice Boards
  • Cleaning Notice Boards
  • Cleaning Bus Shelters
  • Checking Parish Assets
  • Light Gardening and Caretaking Duties
  • Moving SAM2 Traffic Monitoring Signs
  • Reporting Parish Issues to the Parish Clerk

Driving licence essential

Hours: Part Time (20 hours per week)

Pay: SCP 5 (£10.19 per hour)

Location: Hellesdon Parish Council (but would be expected to travel to other facilities within the parish)

For an informal discussion concerning the role please contact Faye LeBon on 01603 301751 For an application pack, contact: senioradmin@hellesdon-pc.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE Midday on Monday 8th August 2022

Café Supervisor

Applications are invited to become our Café Supervisor, based mainly at our newly refurbished Community Centre in Hellesdon. Initially the role is for 12 hours per week but we hope to extend this as the success of the café grows.

We are ideally looking for someone with experience of working in catering or hospitality, but would be willing to provide training for the right applicant.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Serve Customers in a Polite and Friendly Manner
  • Bake Products in Accordance with Food Hygiene Guidelines
  • Clear, Clean and Disinfect Tables
  • Store Products in Accordance with Food Hygiene Guidelines
  • Cash Management of Till
  • Complete Kitchen Hygiene Checklists
  • Keep Kitchen Clean, Tidy and Hygienic
  • Dishwash Crockery and Cutlery
  • Communication of Allergen Information
  • Suggest Ideas for Products to be Served
  • Suggest Ideas for Themed Days
  • Assist with the Budget Setting Process

Hours: Part Time (12 hours per week – 6 hours each on a Tuesday and Thursday)

Pay: SCP 5 (£10.19 per hour)

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre

For an informal discussion concerning the role please contact Faye LeBon on 01603 301751 For further information and an application form, please visit our website at www.hellesdon-pc.gov.uk/vacancies or email clerk@hellesdon-pc.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 17th August (midday) – Interviews on Friday 19thAugust

Caretaker

Applications are invited to become part of our Caretaking Team, based primarily at our newly refurbished Community Centre in Hellesdon. We are looking for someone with good general DIY skills with a knowledge of health and safety, but would be willing to provide training for the right applicant.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Parish Assets
  • Unlocking/Locking/General Security of Parish Assets
  • Setting up Community Centre to Hirers' Requirements
  • Identifying and Resolving Health and Safety Issues
  • Setting up Tennis/Netball Courts to Hirers' Requirements
  • Keep Outdoor Areas Clean and Litter Free
  • Polite and Courteous Customer Service
  • Light Gardening Duties and Grass Cutting
  • Cleaning and Restocking
  • Liaison with Contractors for Specialist Works

Driving licence essential

Hours: Part Time (3 days per week) Shift Work

Pay: SCP 7 (currently £10.60 per hour)

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (but would be expected to travel to other parish facilities)

For an informal discussion concerning the role please contact Faye LeBon on 01603 301751 For further information and an application form, please visit our website at www.hellesdon-pc.gov.uk/vacancies or email clerk@hellesdon-pc.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 17th August (midday) – Interviews on Friday 19th August

GREAT YARMOUTH

No vacancies at present

NORTH NORFOLK

BRINTON PARISH COUNCIL

Brinton Parish Council includes the villages of Sharrington and Brinton and meets on average six times a year. The Council is seeking a clerk with experience. Qualification preferred but not essential. Applicants should be self-motivated, with good attention to detail and have good communication skills. Training will be offered in support of this important role in our community. Salary is paid according to NJC recommendations.

The main duties will include :

  • To arrange, publicise and attend Parish council meetings
  • To prepare agendas and minutes
  • To liase with NNDC and Norfolk County Council, other organisations and official bodies and the public as required
  • Record and monitor planning applications and circulate to Councillors
  • To manage the PC's finances and prepare accounts for audit
  • To attend to correspondence on a day to day basis and implement the Council's decisions
  • To provide regulatory advice to the Council
  • To upload and manage the website to comply with statutory requirements
  • Monitor and update the Council's key operating documents such as standing orders, code of conduct, GDPR etc and develop and produce policies as necessary

Applications should be by CV and made to the Chairman, Debbie Hyslop at robinanddebbie@googlemail.com

FAKENHAM TOWN COUNCIL

Clerk to Fakenham Town Council

The Town Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of the Council, and to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer.

The Town Clerk will be responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in its functions as a Local Authority are carried out. The Town Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority's activities and to produce all the information required for making and implementing effective decisions. The Town Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management and reporting on its resources.

As senior administrative officer, the Town Clerk's duties include organising and attending Council and committee meetings, taking and circulating minutes and agendas. Meetings are held in the early evening, so some flexibility over working hours is required. Additional responsibilities include line management of three members of staff, monitoring and managing the Council's estate, which comprises playing fields, cemeteries, allotments and the weekly Charter Market. The Clerk also deals with enquiries from residents, other authorities, suppliers and councillors, so good communication skills are essential.

This role does not include Responsible Financial Officer duties, as this function is sub contracted. Applicants must demonstrate significant managerial experience and ideally have the relevant knowledge of local government law and procedures and hold the CILCA qualification or if not held must be achieved within 12 months for which support will be provided.

The role is for 37 hours per week but flexibility for part time working, mainly office based. The closing date for applications is the 31st August at 5.00pm, shortlisted applicants will be offered an initial interview week commencing 12th September.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV by email to: clerk@fakenhamtowncouncil.gov.uk

Specific Responsibilities

  1. To ensure that statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed.
  2. To work with other local authorities and organisations to both deliver the Council's services
  3. To ensure that the Council's obligations for Risk Assessment are properly met and to act as The Council's Health and Safety Officer.
  4. To prepare, in consultation with appropriate members, agendas for meetings of the Council and Committees. To attend meetings and prepare minutes for approval.
  5. To receive correspondence and documents on behalf of the Council and to deal with them or bring them to the attention of the Council.
  6. To keep abreast of local initiatives for improvement or development in the town.
  7. To be responsible for the overall supervision and management of town council staff in keeping with the policies of the Council. To ensure staff appraisals are carried out and contracts and job descriptions are updated as required.
  8. To monitor and review annually the council's policies in conjunction with members
  9. To act as the representative of the Council and to manage the weekly Charter Market and civic events.
  10. To issue notices and prepare agendas and minutes for the Annual Town Meeting: to attend the assemblies of the Annual Town Meeting and to implement the decisions made at the assemblies that are agreed by the Council.
  11. To prepare, in consultation with relevant councillors, press releases about the activities of, or decisions made by the Council.
  12. To attend training courses or seminars on the work and role of the Clerk as required by the Council.
  13. To attend meetings, conferences of professional bodies, and other groups, as a representative of the Council as required and to report back.
  14. To carry out any other reasonable duties that may be assigned by The Chair or by The Council and to maintain political neutrality in conducting the role of Town Clerk.
  15. To manage complaints and Freedom of Information requests
  16. To ensure compliance with the requirements of GDPR and the Equality Act.

SOUTH NORFORK

HETHERSETT PARISH COUNCIL

COMMUNITY & PROJECTS OFFICER

SALARY RANGE SCP17-SCP22 (£24,920 - £27,514 full time equivalent)

Hethersett Parish Council wish to appoint a self-motivated and innovative Community & Projects Officer to work with the Clerk.

The hours to be worked are 20 hours per week, including some evening and weekend work.

The successful candidate will be based at the Parish Council Office, Village Hall, Back Lane, Hethersett, Norwich NR9 3JJ.

The successful candidate will be qualified to at least GCSE level with a minimum of 5 passes including English & Maths at Grade C or above or equivalent and must possess good customer service, IT and social media skills as well as personal qualities of tact and diplomacy.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently and be prepared to undertake training as appropriate to the role.

For further information or to request an application form please contact the Parish Clerk:

Annette Palmer PSLCC
Hethersett Parish Council
Village Hall Back Lane
Hethersett
Norwich
NR9 3JJ

e-mail: hethersett.pc@tiscali.co.uk
tel: 01603 810915/07902 322729

The Clerk will be on annual leave between Monday 8th August and Friday 19th August inclusive. During this period e-mails requesting an application form should be sent to adrienne.quin@gmail.com

Completed application forms (CVs on their own will not be accepted) must be received by 12 noon on Friday 9th September 2022 Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 19th September 2022

WEST NORFOLK

DERSINGHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Responsible Finance Officer

Salary Scale scp 18-23, starting salary dependent on skills and experience. 4 hours a week - the post is suitable for either office or remote/home working. The Parish Council has an office within Dersingham Village Centre. Local government Pension Scheme offered.

Dersingham Parish Council has recently reviewed its staffing structure and is looking to recruit a Responsible Finance Officer.

It is preferred that the successful candidate has experience of working within local government financial services. It is essential that you are a good communicator, be able demonstrate good team player skills and to be able to work under pressure. Experience of using finance software is essential and use of EDGE IT finance package is preferred together with experience of using Microsoft products, if required support for training will be offered.

The successful candidate will report to and work with the Council's Business Manager to ensure that the Council's finances are managed efficiently to ensure best value for money. The role includes being responsible for recording all financial transactions, producing regular management accounts, monitoring the Council's bank accounts, assisting in the preparation of the annual budgets and precept and ensuring compliance with the Council's Financial Regulations.

Duties require working one evening a month attending the Finance and Administration Committee meeting, usually a Monday evening, this may be remotely.

Dersingham is a large rural village adjoining the Sandringham Estate. The village has grown over the last 40 years and today has a population of just under 5000. Currently we have 14 councillors (maximum 18). The village is midway between the port of King's Lynn and the coastal resort of Hunstanton and has a good range of local shops and services.

If you wish to take this opportunity to serve a vibrant local council and have the required skills please send a CV together with a covering letter addressed to the Chairman, Dersingham Parish Council, by post to the Parish Council Office, 83 Manor Road, Dersingham PE31 6LN or email coral.shepherd@dersingham.org.uk. If you wish to discuss the post prior to application please contact the Chairman on 01485 542247.

The closing date for applications is 24th August. Interviews will be w/c 5th September 2022.

Parish Council Business Manager

Salary Scale LC 2 (scp 24-28) Starting salary dependent on skills and experience. 18 hours a week, mainly based in the Parish Council office within Dersingham Village Centre, with flexibility for some home working if required. Local Government Pension Scheme offered.

Dersingham Parish Council has recently reviewed its staffing structure and is looking to recruit a Business Manager to work with our elected members to deliver its priorities to the community. The post will fulfil the role of clerk and be the Council's Proper Officer.

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative and organisational skills. Experience of working within local government preferred. It is essential that you are a good communicator and able to deal with a wide range of people with diplomacy and tact. You will need to demonstrate that you are a good team player, will be able to work under pressure and have experience of the use of a wide range of Microsoft products. The qualification of Certificate in Local Council Administration is preferred, but support for training will be given.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Council's services, two other members of staff and be willing to work closely with councillors to ensure that the Council continues to move forwards by delivering new initiatives and projects. Our work is delivered through 4 committees and duties do require some evening work including attending full Council and Committee meetings, usually on a Monday evening. The Business Manager will be supported by an Assistant Business Manager and a Responsible Finance Officer. The Business Manager will be expected to build and maintain good working relationships with all Councillors, residents, contractors and other organisations within the village. This role does not include Responsible Financial Officer duties, as this function is a separate post.

Dersingham is a large rural village adjoining the Sandringham Estate. The village has grown over the last 40 years and today has a population of just under 5000. Currently we have 14 councillors (maximum 18). The village is midway between the port of King's Lynn and the coastal resort of Hunstanton and has a range of local shops and services.

If you wish to take this opportunity to serve a vibrant local council and have the required organisational, administrative and personal skills please send a CV together with a covering letter addressed to the Chairman, Dersingham Parish Council, by post to the Parish Council Office, 83 Manor Road, Dersingham PE31 6LN or email to coral.shepherd@dersingham.org.uk. If you wish to discuss the post prior to application please contact the Chairman on 01485 542247.

The closing date for applications is 24th August 2022. Interviews will be w/c 5th September 2022.

WEST DEREHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

West Dereham Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer from 1 September.

Main duties include:

  • arranging, publicising and attending 10 monthly Council meetings per year (every month except January and August). Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7.00pm at West Dereham Village Hall;
  • preparing agendas, documentation for meetings, and writing minutes;
  • implementing the Council's decisions;
  • acting as the Responsible Financial Officer including managing the Council's finances, including preparing the annual budget, payment of invoices, reclaiming VAT, arranging insurance, completing end of year accounts and the annual audit process;
  • maintaining Council files and records;
  • monitoring and advising on local planning applications and communicating decisions;
  • attending to correspondence on a day-to-day basis, including liaising with Borough and County Councils, local organisations and the public as required;
  • managing and updating the Council website and notice board;
  • managing Council assets and arranging maintenance where appropriate. Assets include allotments, a Farm Business Tenancy and a cemetery;
  • ensuring current legislation and procedures are adhered to by informing and advising the Council and updating Council policies, processes and risk assessments;
  • acting as the Data Protection Officer for the Council;
  • monitoring and updating the Council's key operating documents such as standing orders, code of conduct, GDPR etc and develop and produce policies as necessary
  • attending training as required.

Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered via Norfolk ALC and Norfolk Parish Training Support. Experience of the accounting software Scribe would also be desirable but not essential as full training is available for the right candidate.

The post is for 12 hours a week and home based. The Council provide a laptop and printer and pay a working from home allowance of £26 pm.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 13 (currently £11.93/hour) - SCP 17 (currently £12.92/hour).

The Council operates a NEST pension scheme with 5% employee contributions and 3% employer contributions on qualifying earnings.

For further information on the role please contact Parish Council Chair, Nick Drew on 07899 914586

The job description and person specification can be found on the West Dereham Parish Council website west-dereham-parish-council.norfolkparishes.gov.uk

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter of application to nickdrewwdpc@gmail.com

Applications close at midday on 31st August. Interviews will be held week commencing 5th September. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive suitable applications before the closing date'

SUFFOLK

Bacton Parish Council, near Stowmarket in Suffolk, has a vacancy for a Clerk to the Parish Council and Responsible Financial Officer to support the Council as village housing expansion significantly increases its population over the next few years.

We require a resourceful, energetic, committed and well organised individual for this challenging role. Over a 15 hours working week, the successful candidate will be working with a supportive group of Councillors who will also encourage the new Clerk in their continuing professional development.

A comprehensive handover, and some training for the right candidate, will be provided. The Salary will be on the NJC scale at a point dependent on experience and qualifications

For a job description and further information, please see the People section of our website (http://bacton.onesuffolk.net/councillors/vacancy-for-new-clerk-to-the-parish-council/). For an informal conversation, please contact the current Clerk, Max Clay, by email to parishclerk@bacton-pc.gov.uk or by telephone, 07515 33 49 41.

Applications by letter, setting out how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification, and accompanied by a CV, should be addressed to the Chairman, Cllr David Chambers and sent to parishclerk@bacton-pc.gov.uk. The Chairman is also happy to have an informal conversation with potential applicants - contact the Clerk to arrange this.

The ideal start date would be 1st September 2022 but a later start can be negotiated.

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