Jobs

Grendon Underwood Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 6 hours per week.   Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications based on the NALC guidelines.

The Council meets each month, with all meetings in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home. A laptop will be supplied.

Your responsibilities will include acting as the Council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may ideally suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council.

The Parish Council will make any training courses available as required.

The position is available as of 1 July 2018 and a handover will be available if required.

Anyone interested in the position should send a covering letter and up to date CV to Cllr Mike Hedgecox at mh.gupc@outlook.com.

Closing date for applications is 18 May 2018

 

Bradwell Parish Council

Part time Assistant to the Clerk

The Parish Council is seeking to recruit an individual to carry out administrative duties relating to the work of Bradwell Parish Council and deputise for the Clerk to the Council in the Clerk’s absence.

The position is for 20 hours per week, 5 hours per day, Monday to Thursday.

Salary Scale NJC: SCP 18 – 22 (£18,070 – £20,661 pro-rata).

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate excellent organisation and communication skills with a proven background in dealing with members of the public.  Experience of working with Microsoft Office products is essential together with an understanding of financial operations within a business.

Candidates must be able to work on their own initiative and have experience of working both as part of a team and on an individual basis. Given the nature of the role there is a need for flexibility and there will be an element of lone and out of hours working and some local travel.

Specific duties of the role:

 To provide administrative support to the Clerk to the Council and Council

Members as required

 To assist with the preparation of agendas and reports and take minutes at full council meetings in the Clerks absence

 To administer Heelands Meeting Place

 To administer the Parish Allotments

 To deal with routine items of correspondence

 To monitor parish planning requests and ensure information is provided in a timely manner

 To liaise with the public and Milton Keynes Council as required

 To assist where required to ensure the smooth running of parish events

 To assist with communications via the parish notice boards, newsletter and website.

An application pack (including the job description, person specification and application form) can be obtained by emailing clerk@bradwell-pc.gov.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 4th May.  CV’s will not be accepted.

Interviews are expected to take place on 21st May

 

Whitchurch Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 6 hours per week.   Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications based on the NALC guidelines.

The Council meets each month, with all meetings in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home. A laptop will be supplied.

Your responsibilities will include acting as the Council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may ideally suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council.

The Parish Council will make any training courses available as required.

The position is available as of 1 May 2018 and a handover will be available if required.

Anyone interested in the position should send a covering letter and up to date CV to Ann-Marie Davies on annmariedavies55@gmail.com

Closing date for applications is 23 April 2018

 

The Lee Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

We are currently recruiting for a new Parish Clerk. 

The role is part time (approx. 6 hours per week), fully engaged within the community and comprises a mix of administration, accounting and hands on communication with residents, contractors, District and County Council.

If you would like to learn more, please contact the Clerk,
Liz van Hullen, at theleeparishcouncil@hotmail.co.uk or the Chairman, Colin Sully, at colinrsully@yahoo.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 7th April, interviews will be held the following week.

 

 

Simpson and Ashland Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

We are a small parish with big ambitions to help shape vibrant and active communities in which people love to live, work and visit; one where all residents feel they can contribute to a happy and healthy community.

A clerk/responsible finance officer is needed to support Simpson and Ashland Parish Council (SAPC) and the communities it serves. We are looking for a strong administrator and people-person, confident with IT and social media. Your ability to work hard, be flexible and aim for the highest standards is more important than formal clerking qualifications, but you must be ready to take responsibility, to learn and develop professionally, alongside us and our residents.

We are offering a competitive salary for 40 hours work per calendar month.

We have been told we punch above our weight as a parish council. If that intrigues you – get in touch.

Anyone interested in the position should contact David, our Chair, for an informal discussion on 01908 395415.

Job description and more information can be found on the website at:  

http://www.simpsonandashland.co.uk/latest-news.html

 

 

 

 Longwick-cum-Ilmer Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 10 hours per week.  Salary SCP 25. £ 22,658.00 pro rata.  

The Council meets each month with additional meetings held occasionally.  All meetings are in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home. A computer and printer will be provided.

Your responsibilities will include acting as the Council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council, or a newly qualified clerk.                                                                                                               Ideally the candidate is CiLCA qualified but consideration will be given to applicants willing to gain the qualification within 2 years.

The Parish Council will make any training courses available as required.

The position is now available and a handover period will be available if required.

Anyone interested in the position should contact Susanne Griffiths email clerk@longwickcumilmer.org.uk or on 01844 275912

Closing date 9th March 2018

 

 

Beaconsfield Town Council

Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Salary according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Councils’ Salary Scales – LC3 – SCP 39-42 £34,538 to £37,306, together with a generous benefits package.

Beaconsfield is market town and civil parish within the South Bucks District in Buckinghamshire. The New Town is well served by the Chiltern Line which puts rail users within easy reach of places like London and Birmingham. The Town is also well connected being within easy reach of the M40, A40 and M25. The charming Old Town was originally developed to serve stage coaches travelling between London and Oxford and there is a Tuesday market together with an Annual Charter Fair.

A vacancy has arisen following the resignation and impending retirement of the current Town Clerk & RFO at Beaconsfield Town Council who are looking to appoint a person to take over the role of Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer.

The successful candidate will be CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate who is part way through studying for the qualification.

The applicant must be computer literate and competent using Microsoft Office and have an awareness of social media. Financial and book-keeping experience is also required. Working knowledge of local government and procedures is essential. Good organisational skills are essential, together with tact, diplomacy and flexibility and the ability to deal with Councillors, contractors, members of the public and other bodies. Attendance at evening meetings will be a requirement of this post. The person appointed will be responsible for a small team of staff and will report to the Leader of the Council.

The Officer will be based in the Town Hall in Beaconsfield New Town and the post will be for 37 hours per week. A competitive salary will be offered depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply for this post, please submit a full and current CV, together with a covering letter explaining suitability for the role.

A job description can be found on the Town Council’s website.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Noon on Thursday, 29th March 2018.

Interviews will be held in the Town Hall week commencing Monday, 16th April 2018.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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Lacey Green Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 10 hours per week.  Salary SCP 25. £ 22,658.00 pro rata.  

The Council meets each month with additional meetings held occasionally.  All meetings are in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home. A computer and printer will be provided.


Your responsibilities will include acting as the Council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council, or a newly qualified clerk.  Ideally the candidate is CiLCA qualified but consideration will be given to applicants willing to gain the qualification within 2 years.

The Parish Council will make any training courses available as required.

The position is now available and a handover period will be available if required.

Anyone interested in the position should contact Jayne Mylchreest email clerk@laceygreen-pc.org.uk or  on 01844 275912

Closing date 14/2/2018

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Halton Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

Halton Parish Council is recruiting for an experienced Clerk/RFO, ready to help this rural parish facing the challenge 1000 new homes and closure of RAF Halton, whilst protecting the historical and environmental setting of the village.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications based on the NALC guidelines.

The position is based in the fully equipped Halton Parish Office and will initially be for 12-15 hrs per week, Monday – Friday (spread over a minimum of 4 days).

Starting date, 1st March 2018 (with outgoing Clerk available to close off Year End).

Closing date for applications: 20th January, 2018

Mrs Fiona Lippmann

Clerk to Halton Parish Council

The Village Hall

Old School Close

Halton Village

Aylesbury

HP22 5NG

 

01296 626073

clerk@haltonpc.org.uk

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North Crawley Parish Council

Clerk

This is a part-time role of 15 hours per week.  The Council meets monthly with the exceptional of august, with additional meetings held occasionally.  All meetings are in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home. To start 2nd January 2018


Your responsibilities will include organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council.

CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards achieving qualification preferred.

Anyone interested in the position should contact existing Clerk P Reynolds-Nunn

 @ patclerkncpc@btinternet.com, or phone 01767 641281 / 07899801719 

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Great and Little Hampden Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 3 hours per week.  The Council meets six times a year, with additional meetings held occasionally.  All meetings are in the evening, and the rest of the work will be done from home.


Your responsibilities will include acting as the Council’s financial officer, organising meetings, taking and producing minutes, liaising with outside bodies, researching and advising on procedures and other issues, and actioning the Council’s decisions.

This role may suit an existing Parish Clerk looking to work for more than one council.

CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards achieving qualification preferred.

Anyone interested in the position should contact Councillor Frances Smith at francesmsmith@btinternet.com

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Steeple Claydon Parish Council

Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer

The Parish Clerk in Steeple Claydon is to retire next year and the role will be available from March 2018. It is intended that a long handover period be available.

The Clerk is a ‘proper officer’ and a Responsible Finance Officer. The clerk must recognise that the council is responsible for all decisions and that he/she takes instructions from the council as a body. The clerk is not answerable to any individual councillor.

The purpose of the role of the Part Time Clerk/Finance Officer is to promote a positive and effective approach to the work of Steeple Claydon Parish Council. The objective is to ensure the Council meets its statutory obligations in all areas.

The position requires an average of approximately 17.5 hours per week. Conditions of employment and remuneration will be based on the National Association of Local Councils L.C.1 pay scales. The rate for this post starts at L.C.1 point 17 and will be paid pro rata the full time rate (£17,772 as agreed from 1st April 2017) but this is subject to review.

The successful applicant will be expected to attend meetings outside of normal working hours. The Clerk will work mainly from home.

An understanding of the workings of local government would be advantageous.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position please register your interest by writing to The Parish Clerk, 2a St Michaels Way, Steeple Claydon MK18 2QD or email  clerkscpc@btinternet.com

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