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Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils
County Hall
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1UA

balc@bucksalc.gov.uk
01296 383154

Jobs

 Denham Parish Council

 Denham Parish Council have a vacancy for the role of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer
 
The Council is looking to appoint a qualified, self-motivated and innovative individual who will be able to bring experience to the position of Clerk.  This is a full-time role (37 hours per week) based at the Parish Council Office, Denham.  Denham Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.
 
The Clerk’s responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records. Some evening and out of hours work is required.
 
The successful candidate will preferably be:
  • CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this.
  • The applicant must have good financial and bookkeeping skills, be computer literate and competent in using Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of local government would be an asset.
  • Good organisational skills are essential as is a large degree of tact, diplomacy and flexibility in dealing with members of the public and other bodies.
  • Local knowledge of Denham would be an advantage.
The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council shall:
 
     •  Attend all meetings of the Denham Parish Council and prepare agendas and minutes.
     • Dispatch promptly all notices, letters and other documents as the business of the Council shall require.
     • Keep in secure but accessible custody all relevant Council papers.
     • Have day-to-day control of Parish staff and contractors.
     • Any other duties as directed by the Chairman of the Council.
 
To be considered you need to apply in writing with a full and current CV. to : Cllr. Marilyn Heath - Chairman
                                                                                                              Denham Parish Council
                                                                                                              Village Hall, Village Road, Denham, Bucks, UB9 5BN

or email clerk@denhampc.co.uk

 

  Ludgershall Parish Council

Ludgershall Parish Council has a vacancy for CLERK TO THE PARISH COUNCIL (and Responsible Finance Officer)
 
This is an interesting and varied role with a Salary of £10.944/hour (SCP23 increasing to £11.054 as of 01/04/17) for 25-30 hours per month which involves working from home and attending monthly meetings (evenings).  CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards achieving the qualification preferred.  Training will be offered.
 
If you have:
Administrative skills
Ability to liaise with district and county council officers, contractors and residents
Experience of project management
Internet access and computer (printer supplied)
Ability to maintain a simple website
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of budgeting, financial reporting and book-keeping;
 
Apply in writing with a copy of your C.V. to the Chairman:
 Cllr Michael Themis Michael.Themis@brunel.ac.uk

 

Aston Abbotts Parish Council

Aston Abbotts Parish Council has a vacancy for Clerk to the Parish Council / Responsible Finance Officer.

This is a part time role of around 25 hours per month which involves working from home and attending evening meetings (roughly nine meetings per year plus occasional committee meetings).

The Clerk’s responsibilities include preparation of agendas and minute taking for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, advising on procedures, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records.  This is a very varied role, which will require you to have basic computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet maintenance and internet access (laptop provided); and most importantly a flexible attitude.

A full hand-over will be given and training will be offered to the successful applicant.

For further information contact the Chairman, Cllr Kate Curry, at norduck@hotmail.com or telephone 01296 681137.

Please apply in writing with a copy of your CV to the Chairman:

Great and Little Hampden Parish Council

Great and Little Hampden Parish Council have a vacancy for Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

The role involves 3 hours a week working from home, including a minimum of one evening meeting every two months.

The ability to work on one’s own initiative is essential along with excellent administrative, communication and IT skills, as the role involves maintaining the Council’s financial records, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes and dealing with correspondence.

Access to transport and internet connection is required.

Salary pay scale 18-22SCP (£18,070 to £20,661 pro rata) depending on experience/qualifications

To apply please contact the clerk for an application form.
By post: 5 Chestnut Close, Medmenham, Marlow, SL7 2SB
By email: gandlhampdenpc@gmail.com

Closing date for applications: 5pm Tuesday 18 April 2017
Further information regarding this position can be found by requesting the person specification, job description and application form from the clerk.

Cublington Parish Council

Cublington Parish Council has a vacancy for Clerk to the Parish Council / Responsible Finance Officer.

This is a part time role of around 20 hours per month which involves working from home and attending evening meetings (roughly eight meetings per year plus occasional committee meetings).

The Clerk’s responsibilities include preparation of agendas and minute taking for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, advising on procedures, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records. This is a very varied role, which will require you to have basic computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet maintenance and internet access (laptop provided); and most importantly a flexible attitude.

A full hand-over will be given and training will be offered to the successful applicant.

For further information please email cublingtonpc.clerk@gmail.com or telephone 01296 682917.

Please apply in writing with a copy of your CV to the Chairman

Chartridge Parish Council

Vacancy for a Clerk /RFO

The Parish Clerk for Chartridge Parish Council will be leaving in April/May 2017.  The job takes about 10 hours per week, working from home and is a salaried position.  Remuneration is in accordance with agreed local government scales and there is an allowance to cover the costs of working from home.

The Council meets about every six weeks on Wednesday evenings.

The Clerk is responsible for agendas, minutes, finance, and general administration and would be expected to study for a basic qualification in local government administration. Therefore existing qualification(s) in local government procedures would be an advantage but not essential. Good IT skills with working knowledge of website maintenance also an advantage.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Anyone interested in the position should contact the current clerk, Elizabeth van Hullen via - elizabeth@vanhullen.org

Telephone: 01494 758800 during office hours (Mondays -Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Slapton Parish Council

Slapton Parish Council is looking to appoint a qualified, self-motivated and organised individual to serve as Parish Clerk and Responsible
Financial Officer.


This is a part time role of 7 hours per week based from home with one evening meeting per month. The Clerk’s responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records.

The successful candidate will preferably be CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this. The applicant must have good financial and bookkeeping skills, be computer literate and competent in using Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of local government would be an asset.  Good organisational skills are essential as is a large degree of tact, diplomacy and flexibility in dealing with members of the public and other bodies.

The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council shall:
• Attend all meetings of the Slapton Parish Council and prepare agendas and minutes.
• Dispatch promptly all notices, letters and other documents as the business of the Council shall require.
• Keep in secure but accessible custody, all relevant Council papers.
• Have day-to-day control of Parish staff and contractors.
• Any other duties as directed by the Chairman of the Council.

This role would suit an existing Parish Clerk who might manage more than one council. The Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please contact, parishclerk@slaptonhall.org