Vacancies

HOLME-NEXT-THE-SEA PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

We are looking for a suitably experienced person to support our team of seven Parish Councillors. This is a varied and interesting role with a flexible working regime. The post may be based at home or at our office in the Village Hall.

Key duties include:

  • Organising, attending and reporting to meetings
  • Preparing agendas and writing minutes
  • Dealing with Parish Council business including correspondence and phone inquiries
  • Keeping Parish Council records (electronic and paper)
  • Liaising with local organisations and external bodies
  • Managing the Parish Council's finances / financial record keeping

Good organisational and communications skills are important, together with a working knowledge of email, MS WORD and EXCEL. Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently and to plan and manage their own workload.

Previous relevant experience would be an advantage but is not essential. Support will be provided and the appointee will be encouraged to take advantage of training to improve their knowledge and skills. Salary will be based on c.12 hours per week with actual working hours to be agreed. NJC Pay Scales will apply depending on experience and qualifications.

In the first instance please contact Lynn Devereux (Chairperson) for further details or to arrange for an informal chat. Email: Chair@Holmentspc.org

MERTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

We are looking for an experienced person to support our Parish Council and its five councillors. This is a varied and interesting job with a flexible working regime. The post will be based at your home for 2 hours per week.

NJC Pay Scales (£9.77 - £9.96 per hour) will apply depending on experience and qualifications.

Key duties include:

  • Advise and support Parish Councillors.
  • Arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council meetings of which there are 4 per annum.
  • Prepare Agendas and Minutes of meetings.
  • Liaise with Borough and County Councillors, other organisations and official bodies as appropriate.
  • Manage the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit.
  • Dealing with Parish Council business including correspondence and phone inquiries
  • Review annually all Parish Council policies including Standing Orders and Financial Regulations.
  • Manage and develop the Parish Council website.
  • Maintain both paper and electronic Parish Council files.
  • Other duties as determined by the Parish Council.

Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently, manage their own workload effectively, and have good organisational and communications skills. The applicant should either have a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be advanced in the process of qualifying for CiLCA, with previous relevant experience. A good working knowledge of email, MS WORD and EXCEL is also essential.

For an Application Pack and/or an informal discussion, please contact Jayne Wesley-Smith: email: jayne@confcomm.co.uk; telephone: 01953 881919/07850 377678.

RINGSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are seeking to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills.The post is home based for 25 hours per month including attendance at all Parish Council meetings. Meetings are held every 2nd Monday of the month. The hourly rate will be in line with National Pay Scales and according to experience.The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Advise and support Parish Councillors.
  • Arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council meetings.
  • Prepare Agendas and Minutes of meetings.
  • Liaise with Borough and County Councillors, other organisations and official bodies as appropriate.
  • Manage the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit.
  • Attend to correspondence and administrative tasks.
  • Review annually all Parish Council policies including Standing Orders and Financial Regulations.
  • Manage and develop the Parish Council website.
  • Maintain both paper and electronic Parish Council files.
  • Other duties as determined by the Parish Council.

The Council will supply the successful candidate with suitable IT equipment. To apply please email CV and covering letter to: greatringsteadpc@outlook.com

SOUTH WALSHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

South Walsham 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 10 hours per week (although additional hours would be paid on agreement from the Council). This includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings (of which there are 11 per annum) and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management. Candidates should have book keeping, 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 wrodrussell@yahoo.com 01603 270058 07771632165 Applications by CV and an accompanying letter and should be received by 21 June 2019.