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Vacancies

BEIGHTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council is seeking to employ a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer, starting from mid February. The paid post is for an average of four hours a week which includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings which are held on the evenings of the second Tuesday of March, May, July, September, November and January. The Council covers the two small villages of Beighton and Moulton St Mary.

You will work from home and the hours are flexible, with the exception of Council meetings. The salary will be in line with 2019 National Pay Scales and in accordance with experience and qualifications.

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 Council will reimburse you for use of your home computer, printer and all stationery.

The Council will pay for relevant training and any applicant should be willing to attend training courses as required.

The main tasks will include:

  • To prepare agendas, publicise and attend Parish Council Meetings, including the Annual Parish meeting.
  • To type the minutes of all meetings.
  • To liaise with district and county councillors, other outside groups, village organisations and the public, as required.
  • To manage the Parish Council finances, reconcile the cashbook to bank statements, present a list of receipts and payments for each meeting, 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 maintain and update the Parish Council Web Site and Facebook page.
  • To minute the meeting(s) of the small Parish Charity, to prepare the accounts and submit these to the Charity Commission.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Council.

If you require any further information please contact the current Parish Clerk on 01493751070.

Applications should be sent by email to paulinejames@aol.com (including your CV) by 31 December 2018. Interviews will be held in early January, date to be confirmed.

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

BLOFIELD PARISH COUNCIL

Maternity Cover

Blofield Parish Council is seeking an experienced clerk or locum to provide assistant clerk maternity cover until approximately 31 January 2019 with immediate effect. The post is offered for 10+ hours per week, working from home, and includes attendance at meetings. The Council will consider different working hours and commitments as necessary to suit the individual.

The role is specifically focused on managing council emails, specific projects and planning applications. The Assistant Clerk will work in partnership with the Parish Clerk.

Please contact Sarah Osbaldeston on 01603 270819 for further detail.

KENNINGHALL PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (or Locum) to begin in January 2019. The paid post is for an average of FIVE hours a week which includes attendance at Parish Council meetings. The post is home based and the hours are flexible with the exception of council meetings (held between 7.30 pm and 9 pm on the first Tuesday of every month except August). The Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills; ideally with some experience in a similar role but not essential. IT equipment will be provided. Salary is in accordance with National Pay Scales.

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 (face-to-face and by email, phone and post).
  • 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 and agreed with the Councillors.

Closing date for applications is THURSDAY 27 DECEMBER 2018 and interviews will be held on TUESDAY 8 JANUARY 2019.

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chair: Mr Neville Styles, 34 The Butts, Kenninghall, Norfolk, NR16 2EQ (or email to kpcparishclerk@outlook.com).

For an informal chat about the vacancy please call the Chair, Mr Neville Styles, on 07860 555727.

LODDON PARISH COUNCIL

Finance & Projects Office (Part-Time)

Average 9 hours per week over two or three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) including one evening meeting a month. The office is open on the above days, between 8.30 am to 1.00pm

Salary: Local Government Pay Scale SCP 28: £13.20 per hour. Pay Award pending

The successful applicant will have

  • Accounting, budgeting and financial forecasting experience
  • Proven experience of managing projects
  • Effective communication skills

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 16 January 2019 either by post or email

Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification available from the Parish Council office: clerk@loddonpc.org.uk Parish Council Office, The Library Annexe, Church Plain, Loddon NR14 6ED. Tel: 01508 522020

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 31 January 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

RINGLAND PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer following the resignation 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 be in line with National Pay Scales and according to experience.

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 Council will supply the successful candidate with suitable IT equipment.

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 maintain and update the Parish Council Web Site.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Councillors.

For an informal chat please call the Chairman, Ian Colman on 01603 868680. To apply please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Chairman: Ian Colman, 39 The Street, Ringland, Norwich NR8 6AB or email: chairman@ringlandparishcouncil.com

RINGSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk

Part time cover is required for the position of Clerk to Ringstead Parish Council, Hunstanton, until a full time clerk can be employed.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday of the month.

Hours for clerks position are 25 per month, hourly rate as pay scale dictates but covering clerk would not be expected to cover the full work load. A member of the council is willing to work alongside the clerk to help cover the roll.

If interested please email greatringsteadpc@outlook.com

WOOD NORTON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Job Summary

We have a vacancy for the post of Clerk to the Council & Responsible Finance Officer. This is an interesting, varied, part-time, paid appointment and is a great opportunity for someone to make a significant contribution to our local community. The role involves preparing Parish Council papers for meetings and an associated range of clerical tasks.

Job Type

The post is home-based, for an average of two hours per week which includes required attendance at Parish Council meetings (approximately 7 per year). Other working hours are flexible. A laptop, printer/scanner and filing cabinet are provided. Salary is negotiable upon experience.

Required Skills

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal skills.

Applicants must be computer literate, and equipped with the literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to perform a range of administrative and clerical tasks such as preparing council agendas and minutes, actioning emails and keeping accounts.

Knowledge of financial procedures and experience of book-keeping is desirable.

Previous experience in this field would be advantageous but we will also consider applicants new to the role for whom full relevant training will be provided.

Further information

If you are interested in this position, please contact the chair, Jenny Marchant, on 01362 684101 or by email, jenny.marchant7@btinternet.com for more information.

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019