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ALDEBY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

A vacancy has arisen for a dedicated, motivated, organised and personable individual to act as Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Aldeby Parish Council. Aldeby is a rural Parish in South Norfolk, with seven Parish Councillors. The vacancy is for approximately 20 hours per month, mainly working from home, and candidates must have access to the internet (a laptop, printer and four-drawer filing cabinet will be provided), be computer literate in Word and Excel (or similar) and be able to update the Council's web and social media pages.

The Council meets on the first Wednesday of every month apart from August, usually at Burgh St Peter Village Hall. In addition, the successful Applicant will be required to prepare the Agenda & take the Minutes at the meetings of the Aldeby Waste Liaison Committee, which are held twice per year at the Waste Site offices in the village.

Main responsibilities

  • Preparation & circulation of Agendas and Minutes, and attendance at all Parish Council meetings
  • Advising the Parish Council on its Statutory Duties
  • Implementing as directed the decisions of the Parish Council
  • Handling all correspondence and enquiries on behalf of the Parish Council, and ensuring that the Chairman and Councillors are kept informed by email of all relevant information in a timely and efficient manner
  • Managing the Council's financial obligations, including preparation and control of the Budget, preparation of cheques and preparation of the Council's accounts for Audit
  • Preparation and submission of Parish Council comments on Planning Applications within the published deadlines
  • Administration of the Aldeby Parish Trust

Candidates should ideally hold, or be working towards, a relevant and recognised qualification, for example the Certificate in Local Council Administration, or be willing to undertake the necessary training. Previous experience in a similar role together with good local knowledge would be considered 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. The salary offered will be dependant on qualifications and experience, but will be within the current Local Government pay scales at a starting salary between £9.69 & £10.79 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Opportunities for progression will be available. A Job Description and Person Specification are available from the present Clerk, Mr G Kerridge, on 01502 470969 or aldeby.pc@gmail.com

ELSING PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Elsing 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 2/3 hours per week includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings (of which there are six in the 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 or to send your CV please contact the Chair - Mrs Pip Wallwork pipwallwork@gmail.com

ELM PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Elm is the largest of the Fenland parishes, with a population of over 4000. The parish comprises the villages of Elm, Fridaybridge, Coldham, the hamlet of Rings End and numerous isolated dwellings, spread over almost 6000 hectares.

There are 12 positions on the Council, representing three wards, and meetings take place every month in the Parish Office in Begdale Road, Elm. The current membership includes a balance of experienced and newly-appointed Councillors, providing the new Clerk with an opportunity to contribute to the establishment of a strong team ethos.


The Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the Council as a whole conducts its business properly, providing independent, objective and professional advice and support. You will prepare agendas for all meetings of the Council, attend the meetings and record accurate minutes of the proceedings. You will provide all necessary administrative support to the Council and its members to enable them to perform their function effectively. As Responsible Financial Officer, you will manage the administration of the Council's finances, preparing budgets, monitoring expenditure, producing accounting statements and supporting the annual audit process. Finally, you will be responsible for the administration of the Elm Cemetery and appropriate training is available for this and other aspects of the role.


The role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is a part time permanent position working 50 hours each month. You will be expected to work from home, for which a home working allowance is payable. You will also have the option of working in the Parish Office in Begdale Road, Elm, from time to time. A laptop computer and other office equipment will be provided. The salary scale applicable to this post is SCP 24-28 on the new scale, calculated as £14.46 to £16.26 per hour, pay award pending.


The ideal candidate will be a CiLCA qualified Parish Clerk or a person willing to work towards this qualification, with a working knowledge of local government policy and procedures, excellent communication skills, a high level of IT expertise and the ability to be flexible with regard to the needs of the job.


For further details and an application pack, please contact

Locum Clerk: Dave Gibbs
358 High Road, Newton-in-the-Isle, Wisbech, PE13 5HS
Tel: 01945 870083

Email: clerk.elmpc@gmail.com

The closing date for applications is 18 September. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 28 September.

ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY

Interim Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

To work up to 30 hours per week (flexible), home-based, to provide proactive professional advice to the Council in meeting its legal and financial obligations.

The successful applicant will be self-employed and have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, proven experience of financial management, be fully IT proficient, and ideally be CILCA qualified.

For further details please email clee@ormesby.org

ROLLESBY PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer

Rollesby Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer from 1 November 2020 – or sooner, if available.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings (held on the third Monday of the month) and one Annual Parish Meeting including preparation of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings. There may occasionally be an additional planning meeting.
  • Attend to administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files and the Parish Council website, annual review of all parish policies, dealing with correspondence and enquiries, and overseeing the maintenance of parish council assets
  • Manage and report the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit
  • Advise and support seven Councillors
  • Liaise with Borough and County Councils (and other organisations as needed)

Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered.

The post is for 5 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally taking place at the Village Hall but currently using Zoom.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 10 (currently £10.79/hour) - SCP 17 (currently £12.39/hour).

For further information on the role please contact the current Clerk Claudia Dickson on 01493 750254 or 07769 972902. The job description is available at https://rollesbypc.norfolkparishes.gov.uk/ , or email rollesbypc@outlook.com for a copy.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter of application to rollesbypc@outlook.com.

or post to 31 Mill Lane, Acle, Norfolk, NR13 3BJ

Applications close at midday on Thursday 17 September 2020. Interviews will be held the next week and may be conducted remotely via Zoom, or by implementing social distancing measures according to government guidelines at the time. Any candidate requiring special circumstances for an interview (for example shielding, so remote interview only) should make this known at the time of their application. This will not affect the assessment of any candidate, but is to ensure the Council can put appropriate measures in place.

TUNSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk and RFO Cover required for 6 months

Cover required for existing clerk due to carer's commitments

Would suit experienced or newly qualified clerk, approximately 4 hours week, increasing from April 2020 to 5/6 hours.

Start Oct 2020.

Meetings held 1 x month on third Tuesday of each month (with exception of December when no meeting is held).

Under £25k Council, no ongoing planning disputes.

Competent use of Gmail, Excel and Word required.

Initial enquiries to existing Clerk, Caroline Purdy via 01692 536056 or clerkattunsteadpc@gmail.com

TRUNCH PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Trunch Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer from 1 November 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings (held on the first Wednesday of the month) and one Annual Parish Meeting including preparation of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings.
  • Attend to administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files, annual review of all parish policies, dealing with correspondence and enquiries, and overseeing the maintenance of parish council assets.
  • Manage and report the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit
  • Advise and support eleven Councillors.
  • Maintain and co-ordinate the links with the District and County Councils that have an impact on the Parish Council.
  • Liaise with District and County Councillors and other organisations.

Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered.

The post is for 7 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally taking place at the Trunch Village Community Room or occasionally using video conferencing by Zoom.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 13 (currently £11.45/hour) - SCP 17 (currently £12.39/hour).

For further information on the role please contact Parish Council Chair, Brian Boughton on 01263 720252 or brianwboughton@gmail.com

The job description is available by emailing brianwboughton@gmail.com for a copy.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter of application to Brian Boughton

by post to Chair of Parish Council, 7A Church Close, Trunch, North Walsham Norfolk NR28 0PT

Applications close at midday on 18 September 2020. Interviews will be held in late September or early October and may be conducted remotely via Zoom, or by implementing social distancing measures according to government guidelines at the time. Any candidate requiring special circumstances for an interview (for example shielding, so remote interview only) should make this known at the time of their application. This will not affect the assessment of any candidate, but is to ensure the Council can put appropriate measures in place.

Norfolk Archaeological Trust (NAT) and Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological Society (NNAS)

Secretary

Norfolk Archaeological Trust (NAT) and Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological Society (NNAS) are looking for an experienced, reliable and well-organised part-time Administrator to ensure that essential administrative tasks for the two charities are completed in a smooth and timely manner, and to provide support for staff and trustees. Hours will be divided equally between the two charities.

www.norfarchtrust.org.uk

http://www.nnas.info

Main responsibilities:

  • Organisation of quarterly Trustee meetings and AGMs, preparation & circulation of agendas, attendance and minute taking
  • Compliance with Charity Commission notification requirements
  • Membership administration and management of databases
  • Assistance with organisation of annual lecture programme, publication of newsletters and annual Norfolk Archaeology journal
  • Website and social media administration
  • Keeping electronic records and files including bookkeeping

The successful applicant will have

  • Proven organisational and administrative experience. Previous work in the charity sector desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent IT skills including knowledge of standard CMS. Knowledge of CRM and accounting software systems (e.g. Xero) desirable.
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Excellent communication skills and approachable manner
  • Ability and willingness to be a 'self-starter', and to be flexible about working days

This post will be home-based. Flexible working hours, to be agreed.

The position is offered at 2 days a week at an annual salary of £22,417-£25,941 pro-rata (i.e. 0.4 FTE at £8,960 - £10,376 depending on experience).

Interviews will be held via Zoom in the w/c 21 September 2020

Contact: For a full job description and to apply please contact Caroline Davison

carolinedavison@norfarchtrust.org.uk

Norfolk Association of Local Councils

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE OFFICER

Applications are invited to join our team as our Administration and Finance Officer.

This is a part-time position for 25 hours per week

Hourly rate: £12.00 per hour

The position will be working from home.

The administration aspect will involve working in a small team, dealing with some queries and assisting in the organisation of events and training sessions.

The finance role involves maintaining the council's financial ledger and working with the County Officer in producing financial reports.

The post is offered on a part time basis, days/ timings to be agreed.

Additional hours might be available from time to time by mutual agreement.

Details are available on our website:

Contact: Norfolk Association of Local Councils, 7th Floor, County Hall
Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2UF.

Phone: 07946 705787

Email: CountyOfficer@norfolkalc.gov.uk

Please speak with Russell Reeve or Helen Carrier if you would like an informal chat about this position.

Applications close on 23 September.

West Dereham Parish Council

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

West Dereham Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer from 2 November 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings (held on the first Thursday of every month, except January) and one Annual Parish Meeting. Duties include the preparation of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings.
  • Attend to administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files, annual review of all parish policies, dealing with correspondence and enquiries, and overseeing the maintenance of parish council assets.
  • Manage and report the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit
  • Advise and support seven Councillors.
  • Maintain and update the Parish Council website.
  • Maintain and co-ordinate the links with the District and County Councils that have an impact on the Parish Council.
  • Liaise with District and County Councillors and other organisations.
  • Manage the work of the village handyman and liaise with allotment holders

Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered.

The post is for 12 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally taking place at the West Dereham Village Hall with remote video conferencing by Zoom being currently used.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 13 (currently £11.73/hour) - SCP 17 (currently £12.69/hour).

For further information on the role please contact Parish Council Chair, Lorraine Hunt on 07917 865025 or lorrainehuntwdpc@gmail.com

The job description and person specification can be found on the West Dereham Parish Council website west-dereham-parish-council.norfolkparishes.gov.uk

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter of application to lorrainehuntwdpc@gmail.com

Applications close at midday on 18 September 2020. Interviews will be held in late September and may be conducted remotely via Zoom, or by implementing social distancing measures according to government guidelines at the time.

Any candidate requiring special circumstances for an interview (for example shielding, so remote interview only) should make this known at the time of their application. This will not affect the assessment of any candidate, but is to ensure the Council can put appropriate measures in place.

Last updated: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 08:35