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

LYNG PARISH COUNCIL

Part-time Clerk

Are you an experienced administrator who is looking for flexible, part-time work locally?

We are seven councillors looking for a Parish Clerk to work 6 hours per week for us.

The role involves:

  • Preparing agendas and writing minutes
  • Arranging and attending meetings
  • Managing the finances
  • Managing the burial ground and allotments
  • Dealing with correspondence and phone enquiries from the public
  • Preparing information and managing the website

The role is home-based with attendance at meetings at Lyng Church or Village Hall around 6-8 times a year. Training and support will be provided. If it sounds as though you would suit this role, we'd love to hear form you.

Enquire first by phone or email.

Deadline for written applications is 28 February 2019.

Contact: Camilla Davis (Chair), 01603 872769 or camillagdavis@gmail.com

MARLINGFORD AND COLTON PARISH COUNCIL

Part-time Clerk Vacancy

Are you a keen administrator who is looking for flexible, part-time work locally?

We are seven councillors looking for a Parish Clerk to work 4 hours per week for us.

The role involves:

  • Preparing agendas and writing minutes
  • Arranging and attending meetings
  • Managing the finances
  • Dealing with correspondence and phone enquiries from the public
  • Preparing information and managing the website

The role is home-based with attendance at meetings one evening each month (except August). Training and support will be provided. If it sounds as though you would suit this role, we'd love to hear from you.

Deadline for applications is 28 February 2019

For more an informal discussion please contact the Chair, Julian Blackmore - 01603 881426 or julian.blackmorepc@gmail.com

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Heidi Frary, Clerk to the Parish Council, 92 Norwich Road, Barnham Broom, Norwich NR9 4BU or marlingfordandcoltonpc@gmail.com

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

SPORLE WITH PALGRAVE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council has a vacancy for a Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer to commence as soon as possible. Required to work up to 6 hours per week, the job is home based with meetings held monthly on the 2nd Thursday (excluding August).

The salary will be in the LC1 SCP 15-17 depending on experience and qualifications.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • You will be expected to attend a minimum of 11 evening meetings per year, take the minutes and circulate draft minutes 7 days prior to the following month's meeting.
  • You will ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • You will manage the Council's finances including monitoring and balancing the accounts, preparing the annual budget and preparing records for VAT and audit purposes as the RFO.
  • You will act as advisor to the Council in matters of legislation and policy.
  • You will keep the Council up-to-date on developments affecting the Council in local, regional and national policy.
  • You will work with Councillors and members of the community to develop and foster a positive working relationship.
  • You will liaise with contractors undertaking work for the Parish Council.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Computer literate and familiar with MS Office software or equivalent.
  • Able to access the internet and correspond with email.
  • To a good standard of numeracy and literacy.
  • Diplomatic and approachable.

Further details are available from the current Parish Clerk Murdo Durrant - 01485 576118 or clerksporlepc@gmail.com

Closing date for applications is 22 March 2019.

(By letter with brief CV submitted to the above email address or by post to 2 Bagthorpe Road, Bircham Newton, Norfolk PE31 6XB.)

Gordon Burrows, Chairman Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council