County Officer: Russell Reeve
Room 58, County Hall
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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

BRAMERTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Bramerton Parish Council is seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer as our long-standing post-holder is retiring at the end of December 2018.

The position is home based and for an average of FOUR hours per week. Working hours will be flexible, except for Council meetings which are usually held from 7:30pm to 10:00pm on the fourth Monday of alternate months - January, March etc, with the Annual Parish Meeting in April.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills, ideally with some experience in a similar role. The Council will supply the successful candidate with suitable IT equipment.

The main tasks will include:

organising, publicising and attending Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish meeting;

  • preparation and publication of agendas and minutes of meetings;
  • liaison with district and county councillors, other organisations, official bodies and the public - face-to-face and by email, phone and post;
  • managing Parish Council finances, including budget summaries, bank reconciliations and preparation of accounts for audit;
  • advising the Council on policy matters;
  • keeping Councillors informed of correspondence received between meetings;
  • maintaining and updating the Council's website;
  • attending relevant training, keeping up to date with changes in relevant regulations and legislation, and advising the Parish Councillors of such changes.

For an information pack or to discuss the post please contact the Chairman, Keith Wheeldon at wheeldonbpc@icloud.com. Applications (letter and CV) by email to the same address.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 15 October 2018

Interviews will be held on 22 October 2018

BUNGAY TOWN COUNCIL

Town Clerk/RFO

Bungay Town Council is undergoing a transition and is seeking a full time Town Clerk/RFO to play a leading role in this exciting challenge.

Council is looking for someone who is:

  • Able to advise the Town Council in both legal responsibilities and wider work in the town.
  • A strong communicator, able to articulate the views of the Council and liaise effectively with members of the community.
  • Approachable, friendly, well-organised and efficient.

Based at the Council offices, the Clerk will be the public face of the Council as well as being involved in the projects that are planned for the future. Consequently, applicants should be:

  • IT literate with working knowledge of Website Management
  • Financially aware, able to manage resources and advise on budget setting
  • Able to assist in project administration, contract negotiation and supplier management

Experience in working in local council/government is desirable but not essential, as appropriate training will be provided for the successful applicant.

Remuneration will be between £27358 and £38052 based on experience

Please contact Karen Forster (Locum Clerk to Bungay Town Council) on 01986 896006 or bungaytownclerk@gmail.com

Closing date for applications – Monday 1 October.

FRITTON WITH ST OLAVES PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Fritton with St Olaves Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer due to the resignation of the present Clerk.

The post is for an average of eight hours per week. Hours worked are flexible with the exception of council meetings which are held on the last Thursday of alternate months. The salary will accord with National Pay Scales according to experience. The council can provide an office in the village hall.

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 maintain and update the Parish Council Web Site
  • To manage the Council's payroll
  • 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.

For an informal chat please call the Chairman Allan Mendum on 01493 488655 or the current clerk Gabi Roesch on 07866 984384. To apply please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Fritton with St Olaves Parish Council, FAO Chairman, Holme Lea, New Road, Fritton, NR31 9HR, Norfolk.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 25th September 2018

MUNDFORD PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Mundford 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 initially for 10 hours per week and includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings (up to 12 in a year) and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management. Candidates should have book keeping skills, 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 of the Council jmusgrove@grovesystems.co.uk 07973 959217

Applicants should send a CV to the Chairman by 14 September 2018

NORTHWOLD & WHITTINGTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Part time: 7 hours per week (min 28 hours per month)

Salary relevant to LC2 point 22 (£10.676 per hour).

This is a home-based post with flexible working hours however availability to attend Parish Council meetings on the evening of the first Tuesday every month (excluding August), either in Northwold or Whittington, is essential. Full office equipment will be provided to the successful candidate and office expenses recompensed.

The Council is looking for a professional and self-motivated person to undertake the duties of the post which include:

  • Producing agendas in consultation with the Chairman
  • Producing minutes of the meetings
  • Monitoring actions and decisions of the Parish Council
  • Undertaking reviews and updates of Policies & Governing Documents
  • Delivering actions as specified at meetings
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Website updates / notices for the newsletter
  • Ensuring Planning Applications are considered and responses are submitted to West Norfolk Borough Council by return deadlines
  • All financial matters including;
  • preparation of monthly accounts statement (payments & receipts) and bank reconciliations to be presented at meetings
  • payment of invoices and banking of income
  • Annual Insurance renewal & Asset Register review
  • End of Year Accounts and Annual Audit Return
  • VAT Reclaims
  • Budget review & Precept request

For an informal discussion regarding the post please call 07376 900091 and leave a message or email clerk@nandwpc.uk

To apply please forward a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability to the post to:

Clerk to Northwold and Whittington Parish Council

Clavering House, Stoke Road, Wereham PE33 9AT or e-mail clerk@nandwpc.uk

Closing date midday 10 October 2018

WEYBOURNE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council is seeking a new Parish Clerk preferably CiLCA qualified or willing to study for this qualification.

The post is for 30 hours per calendar month with the salary according with National Pay Scales.

The post is home based with flexible hours with the exception of monthly meetings.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written, and IT skills.

Main tasks are as with all parish clerks positions.

Please call the current clerk for a chat (01263 822864) or send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to 24, Beech Avenue, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8NS or e-mail

beestonpc@btinternet.com

Closing date for applications 3 October 2018.

WOODBASTWICK PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Woodbastwick Parish, incorpating Ranworth and Panxworth, is seeking to recruit a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer following the unfortunate and untimely death of its previous Clerk.

This paid post is home based, between 2 and 3 flexible hours a week including Parish Council meetings, paying a salary in accord with National Pay Scales.

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person with good interpersonal, written and verbal skills and a knowledge of simple IT, payroll, budgeting, and communications. Where necessary full training will be provided.

The successful applicant's main tasks to include:

  • Arrange, publicise and attend Council meetings
  • Preparation of agendas and minutes
  • Liaison with District and County councillors, other organisations and the public as required
  • Management of Parish Council finances, accounts and budgets
  • Management of Parish Council correspondence and changes in relevant regulations and legislation
  • Management of Parish Council's web site and carry out other duties requested from time to time

Please send a covering letter and a copy CV to Mr Kit Cator, Chair, Woodbastwick Parish Council, Copperhole House, Horning Road, Woodbastwick, Norfolk NR13 6HJ.