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EAST RUDHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

20 hours per month

East Rudham Parish Council are looking to recruit a reliable and motivated person to take on the role of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. The present clerk will be retiring at the end of April 2020, so the employment will commence on 1 May 2020.

East Rudham is a small but active parish in West Norfolk. The Council consists of nine councillors who meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

This is a varied and interesting home-based role.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with NALC guidelines.

The successful candidate will have good communication, administrative and numeracy skills, be computer literate, and preferably have a CiLCA qualification.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact the Chairman, Tony Elburn, on 01485 528273, by 29 February 2020.

GREAT MELTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Great Melton Parish Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and self-motivated individual to the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from May 2020 to replace the current Clerk who is retiring. Specific responsibilities are:

  • To ensure that statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed.
  • To monitor and balance the Council's accounts and prepare records for audit purposes and VAT.
  • To ensure that the Council's obligations for Risk Assessment are properly met and that there are proper insurance arrangements.
  • To prepare agendas for meetings of the Council. To attend such meetings and prepare minutes for approval.
  • To receive correspondence and documents on behalf of the Council and to deal with the correspondence or documents or bring such items to the attention of the Council.
  • To issue land rent invoices and ensure rents are received and banked. To prepare rent reviews for the Council.
  • To update the Council's website.
  • To monitor the implemented policies of the Council to ensure they are achieving the desired result and where appropriate suggest modifications.
  • To act as the representative of the Council as required.
  • To attend training courses or seminars on the work and role of the Clerk as required by the Council.

The post is for two hours per week, includes attendance at 4 Parish Council meetings each year, responsibility for administering the finances of the Council and updating its website. Candidates should have book keeping, communication, IT and good organizational skills. Pay will be in line with NALC guidelines and according to experience and qualifications. Support and training will be provided. Applications by CV to the Chairman, Mr Rob Richardson, RRichardson@paston.co.uk by 28 February 2020. Further information from The Clerk, Chris Lacey on 01508 499700.

HELHOUGHTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Five hours per month

Helhoughton Parish Council are looking to appoint a capable, self-motivated person to the position of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to begin employment on 1 May 2020.

Helhoughton is a small parish in North Norfolk. The Council consists of seven councillors.

This is a varied and interesting home-based role.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience.

The successful candidate will have good communication, administrative and numeracy skills, be computer literate, and preferably have a CiLCA qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Arranging and attending parish council meetings (normally six per year)
  • Preparing agendas and minutes for council meetings
  • Managing council finances
  • Receiving and dealing with council correspondence

Maintaining the council website

For more information please contact the Chairman, Jean Freeman, on 01485 528402, by 29 February 2020

NARBOROUGH PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Narborough Parish Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and self-motivated individual to the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from 1 May 2020 to replace the current Clerk who is retiring. Specific responsibilities are:

  • To ensure that statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed.
  • To monitor and balance the Council's accounts and prepare records for audit purposes.
  • To ensure that the Council's obligations for Risk Assessment are properly met and that there are proper insurance arrangements.
  • To prepare agendas for meetings of the Council. To attend such meetings and prepare minutes for approval.
  • To receive correspondence and documents on behalf of the Council and to deal with the correspondence or documents or bring such items to the attention of the Council.
  • To ensure update of the Council's website.
  • To ensure the continuous operation of the Council's two SAM 2 sites.
  • To carry out and record bi-weekly inspections of the Council owned keep fit and play equipment and MUGA.
  • To ensure arrangements are in place for the upkeep of the Closed and Extended Churchyards and maintenance of Council owned public lighting.
  • To monitor the implemented policies of the Council to ensure they are achieving the desired result and where appropriate suggest modifications.
  • To act as the representative of the Council as required.
  • To attend training courses or seminars on the work and role of the Clerk as required by the Council.

The post is for 33 hours per month, includes attendance at 12 Parish Council meetings each year, responsibility for administering the finances of the Council and updating its website through Norfolk ALC. The Council meets on the first Monday of each month except where this falls on a Bank Holiday when the meeting is held on the following Wednesday. Candidates should have book keeping, communication, IT and good organizational skills. The successful applicant will be required to work from home, IT equipment will be provided if required. Pay will be in line with NALC guidelines and according to experience and qualifications. Support and training will be provided. Applications please by CV to the Chairman, Mr John Collins, narboroughparish@btinternet.com by 30 March 2020. Further information from The Clerk, David Burchell on 01760 337613.

NORTH PICKENHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

20 hours per month approximately

Salary to be confirmed

North Pickenham Parish Council are looking for a motivated and experienced person for the role of Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer.

North Pickenham is a small village with currently 6 Parish Councillors (1 vacancy) who meet on the first Tuesday of the month except August, with most meetings being attended by some members of the village.

The position requires someone with experience in a similar role and would ideally be suited to someone looking to expand their Clerking portfolio of Parish Councils. Strong administrative skills and experience of administrating a WIX website are desirable but training can be given if needed.

For more information and to discuss salary rates please contact the current clerk, Sarah Wells on 07920 519693 or nthpickenhamparishclerk@gmail.com or the Chairman, Dave Harper on 01760 441168

ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

30 hours per week, mostly home-based, to provide professional advice to the Council in meeting its legal and financial obligations. Salary based on NJC scales dependent on experience.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, proven experience of financial management, and be fully IT proficient.

For full details of the role please email clee@ormesby.org

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 6 March 2020

PORINGLAND PARISH COUNCIL

Assistant Clerk

Poringland Parish Council has seen an opportunity to expand the team and employ a part time assistant clerk to support the services provided in Poringland. The role of the assistant clerk will be to primarily support the work of the parish clerk, but also to work alongside the community centre manager to ensure the successful running of the council's largest asset.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Dealing with routine parishioner queries Inspection of village assets
  • Updating parishioners with news from the council Invoicing and reconciliation
  • Deputising for the Parish Clerk Filing and archiving

Outline Terms and Conditions:

Salary: Within the range of SCP19 – SCP24 (£12.85 per hour to £14.46 per hour) depending on qualifications and experience.

Probation: The role is subject to a six calendar month probationary period.

Pension: Local Government Pension Scheme.

Hours: 16 hours per week, worked flexibly according to the needs of the Council.

Leave: 28 days plus bank holidays (pro rata).

Place of work: Poringland Community Centre, Overtons Way, Poringland NR14 7WB

If you require more information or would like a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to contact the parish clerk, Faye LeBon, on 01508 492182 or email clerk@poringland-pc.gov.uk

The application pack and application form are available via the clerk, or via our website: https://www.poringlandparishcouncil.gov.uk/staff-vacancies.html

WESTON LONGVILLE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Weston Longville Parish Council is looking for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to replace their current one, who is leaving after seven years.

The post is home based for four hours per week. Attendance at five evening meeting per year is required; these are usually held on the second Monday of the month at 7.30pm.

This is a small but busy council, with seven councillors. Duties include preparing agendas and papers for meetings, writing minutes, monitoring and balancing the accounts, keeping the website updated, completing the annual audit, and transparency code work. You will be the representative of the parish council and so strong administrative skills are essential as is the ability to build good working relationships and communicate at all levels. The councillors actively support the Clerk with village projects and tasks.

The salary will range from scale 13 (£11.45 per hour) to scale 18 (£12.64 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications.

The current clerk is leaving on 31st March, although is happy to extend if necessary to cover a handover period. Some experience is preferred, but full training will be given.

For more information or to submit a CV please contact Sonya Blythe (Parish Clerk) by email weston.longville@yahoo.co.uk. Closing date 6 March 2020.