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Briningham Parish Council

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Briningham Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk to take minutes of meetings, handle correspondence, deal with the Council's finances and look after some general administration. Briningham is a small Parish in North Norfolk, with five Councillors. The Council meets four times a year, normally in our Village Hall, but currently meetings are held via Zoom.

Experience is preferred, although not essential, as full training can be offered. The work involved normally takes an average of a couple of hours each week on a flexible basis. Pay will be at an hourly rate in accordance with the official scale. The role will begin in January 2020.

For further information, please see our website: https://brininghampc.wixsite.com/brininghampc for information about the village and call Kirsty Cotgrove on 01263 587755 or apply by email to Briningham Parish Council: brininghamclerk@gmail.com

Redenhall with Harleston Town Council

Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

APPOINTMENT OF CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER
c £40,000 pa
dependent upon experience and qualifications
FULL TIME (37 hours a week)

Due to the forthcoming retirement of the current Town Clerk, the Town Council is seeking highly organised and committed applicants for this key role which is responsible for all dayto-day organisation and management of the Council's services, staff, facilities and finances.

You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and community-focussed with excellent leadership, management, administrative, interpersonal, accounting and IT skills in order to work successfully with staff, Councillors, external organisations, stakeholders and the community.

Excellent verbal and written skills are essential.

The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required and will ensure that statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed.

The successful candidate will also be expected to:

  • Provide advice to the Town Council on governance, constitutional and procedural matters
  • Provide effective administrative support to the Town Council and its Committees
  • Ensure the Town Council is properly constituted
  • Manage information effectively in accordance with legal requirements

Ideally you should possess the CILCA qualification or be prepared to undertake it within 12 months, and have a sound understanding of local authority organisation and management.

The post is a permanent full time post, subject to a six months' probationary period, and the successful applicant will be entitled to join the Local Government Pension Scheme once the probation period has been successfully completed.

Full time hours of work are 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and you will be expected to work flexibly, with regular evening and occasional weekend work.

Closing date for applications is 1pm Friday 4 December 2020. Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 14 December 2020, via Zoom.

Deputy Town Clerk

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY TOWN CLERK (New post)
c£28,000 pa pro rata
dependent upon experience and qualifications
PART TIME (25 hours per week)
12 month contract initially

The Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Deputy Town Clerk to support the Town Clerk and the Council's operations. The Deputy Town Clerk will have shared responsibility for ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out and to work actively with elected members to help develop existing services. You will be flexible, a team player and be able to work efficiently, effectively and have a 'can do' attitude. A knowledge of business operations would be advantageous.

Responsibilities will include management of staff in the Council's Leisure Centre and liaison with external bodies using the Leisure Centre, ensuring compliance with legislation relating to the employment of all Council staff and undertaking all necessary activities in connection with the management of HR.

You will be expected to deputise for the Town Clerk during periods of absence and would need to be familiar with the commitments and operations of the Town Council in order to ensure the smooth running of day to day operations during this period.

The post is initially for a 12-month contract, subject to a six months' probationary period, and the successful applicant will be entitled to join the Local Government Pension Scheme once the probation period has been successfully completed.

Part time hours of work are 25 hours per week, days to be agreed, and you will be expected to work flexibly, with some evening and occasional weekend work.

Closing date for applications is 1pm Friday 4 December 2020.
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 7 December 2020, via Zoom.

General information relating to both posts is available in the document below.

HOLME HALE PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Holme Hale Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person for the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Office to start if possible on the 30 November 2020.

The vacancy is for approximately 260 hours per annum (an average five hours per week). The position is home based with attendance at all Parish Council Meetings which are usually held in Holme Hale Village Hall on the First Monday of every alternate month.

Candidates must have access to the internet and laptop and be able to prepare documents, spreadsheets and maintain the council website.

The overall responsibilities will be to be both the Proper Officer of the Council and the Responsible Financial Officer.

Support and training will be offered as necessary. Experience in a similar role together with good local knowledge would be advantageous.

Conditions of Employment and Remuneration will be based on models drawn up by the National Association of Local Councils & the Society of Local Council Clerks.

Please send a covering letter and CV to the Chairman of Holme Hale Parish Council at simon.broke@hotmail.co.uk

SMALLBURGH PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Four hours/week, home-based. NJC Salary scale SCP 11-14 £11.27/hour - £11.96/hour, according to experience and qualifications.

A laptop computer, printer and projector are provided by the council.

Smallburgh Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, to start as soon as possible. A handover/Induction period will be offered, if required.

Ideally, candidates will have a professional qualification to the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) level or above, or be willing to undergo the appropriate training to work towards this. The post includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings and responsibility for the finances of the Council and its risk management as described in the job descriptions. Candidates should have the following skills:

  • book keeping
  • good interpersonal skills
  • IT skills
  • organisational skills Support and training will be provided.

The Parish Council consists of seven members.

Meetings are held nine months of the year on a Tuesday from 7.45pm.

Please visit the Parish Council website for a full Job Description:

https://smallburghpc.wixsite.com/smallburghpc and respond by email with your CV, a covering letter and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current/last employer, to:

Jodie Butler, Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, smallburgh@outlook.com 01603 569507

Closing date for applications 31 December 2020.

WELNEY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Applications are invited for the role of part time Parish Clerk. The position will be available from January 2021 and will involve administration of Council business, implementing the various decisions made by the Council and ensuring the Council's legal obligations are met.

The job entails at least 8 hours a week and can be done either at the office in Welney or home based. Attendance will also be required at the Council's meetings, held on the first Tuesday of every month 7.30pm at the William Marshall Centre, Huron Drove Welney.

A laptop will be provided. Salary will be based on the National Joint Council for Local Government Service's pay scale depending on experience and qualifications.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Self motivated
  • Secretarial and IT skills
  • Holds the CILCA qualification or would be willing to work towards achieving it
  • Able to update our Website or be willing to learn
  • The main duties will include:
  • Arranging,publicising and attending Parish Council meetings
  • Preparing agendas and minutes for meetings
  • Liaise with District & County Council's, organisations and public when requested
  • Dealing with all correspondence
  • Manage the Council website
  • Maintaining council files, emails and assets registers
  • Arranging the Annual Parish Meeting in March of each year
  • Will be the Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are sole Trustee of the Welney Playing Field Charity and the Clerk would be expected to attend Trustee meetings as when arranged, normally a short meeting following ordinary Council meetings.

Applicants should apply in writing,including CV and two references to the Chair, Welney Parish Council, William Marshall Centre, Hurn Drove, Welney. PE14 9SD

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2020.

Interviews will be arranged shortly thereafter.

WIVETON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Wiveton Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk to take minutes of meetings, handle correspondence, pay bills and look after some general administration. We are a small, friendly parish with some 80 households : the Council meets eight or nine times a year, normally in our Parish Room.

The job does not require specific experience and would suit someone with general administrative/secretarial experience and basic computer skills looking for part-time work. The work involved normally takes an average of a couple of hours each week on a flexible basis. Excellent training is available through NALC (the Norfolk Association of Local Councils) and will be funded. Support and help will also be provided by members of the Parish Council. Pay will be at an hourly rate in accordance with the official scale.

For further information please see our Web Site: wivetonparishcouncil.norfolkparishes.gov.uk, for information about the village and call Carolyn Newman on 01263740673, or apply by email to Wiveton Parish Council : wivetonpc@gmail.com

Last updated: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 12:28