Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer
Our small parish council has a position for a clerk. If you have administrative experience and a willingness to learn – this could be you. A CiLCA qualification would be useful but not essential as training can be arranged.
The successful applicant would be required to attend 4 public parish council meetings a year plus a limited number of extraordinary meetings. These are normally held at the village hall in Bushton. Other activity would be home based.
The ideal person will be confident and , most of all, independent. As the ‘proper officer’ for the parish a small amount of financial management will be required therefore an eye for detail is also important.
Outline of tasks – Preparing agendas, taking minutes of meetings, answering residents enquiries, ensuring the council financial affairs are in order, updating the parish website.
Skills – The successful person will be an excellent communicator, and have good IT skills.
Discretion, impartiality and self confidence are key to being a successful clerk.
Hours – on average around 3 hours per week.
The salary for the post will be in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale LC1, salary points 7 to 12 and will be calculated pro-rata.
If you have an interest in local government and want to get involved in a part time, but very responsible role, then please do get in touch for more information.
Closing date Friday 1st March 2024
Please email details of your experience, to email@example.com or call 07754 542722 for further information.