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Worminghall Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

This is a part-time role of 4 hours per week.  Salary SCP 20. £9.99 per hour  

The Council meets every 6 weeks approx.  All meetings are Thursday evenings at 8pm, 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 to Worminghall Parish Council.  The  CiLCA qualification is not necessary but consideration will be given to applicants willing to gain the qualification.

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 Adele Berthet (Clerk) emailclerk@worminghall-pc.co.uk or The Chair – Traceyskates@opps.com

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Wing Parish Council

Deputy Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

Wing is a pro-active and forward looking Parish Council and we are looking for a Deputy Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to support the Parish Clerk in the smooth running of the Parish Council.

Duties will include managing the Councils finances, HMRC payroll including PAYE and NI, Preparing annual budget, VAT, banking, tenders and contracts, preparing financial reports for meetings and preparing the accounts for annual audit, attending Finance & HR meetings, attending Parish Council meetings and covering for the Clerk when required.

The position will be working from home but it will also involve attending evening council and committee meetings and the occasional daytime meetings as well as supporting the Clerk at the weekly morning surgery in the library.

The position is for a minimum of 10 hours per week (this could increase with additional duties) paid monthly in accordance with NJC pay scales Point 20 £19238 – £19430 pro rata depending on training and experience.  

For an application pack and/or further details please contact the Acting Parish Clerk – Maxine Hayes – email;  wingparishclerk@gmail.com   Tel: 07415 296 793.

Closing date for applications  13th February 2018

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Beaconsfield Town Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

Salary according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Councils’ Salary Scales.

A vacancy has arisen following the resignation and impending retirement of the current Town Clerk & RFO at Beaconsfield Town Council.

The Town Council are looking to appoint a person to take over the role of Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer with effect from Tuesday, 3rd April 2018. Ideally, there would be a hand-over period of one month before the current Town Clerk & RFO retires.

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 Friday, 26th January 2018.

Interviews will be held in the Town Hall week commencing Monday, 29th January 2018

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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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Padbury Parish Council

Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

Padbury 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 range between SCP23-25 (£11.054 – £11.777/hr) depending upon experience for 21 hours per month which involves working from home and attending monthly meetings (evenings).

Clerks should be willing to undertake Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) training if not already in possession of this qualification and other training will be available as required.

If you have:
Administrative skills

Ability to liaise with district and county council officers, contractors and residents
Experience of project management

Internet access (a laptop and printer will be supplied)
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 Ken Roberts  ken.roberts@dsl.pipex.com

Or to Padbury Parish Clerk, padburyparishcouncil@gmail.com

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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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Denham Parish Council

Parish Clerk &Responsible Financial Office

Denham Parish Council is looking to appoint a person to be our Clerk who can take us into a new and changing era of Local Government in Buckinghamshire. The Council is undertaking a number of interesting new projects including producing a Neighbourhood Plan, undertaking a Good Neighbour Scheme and forming a number of volunteer groups. 

The Officer’s responsibilities include producing agendas and overseeing 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 Officer will also be expected to become involved in new and existing projects. The Officer will have overall management of the Council Staff including the Co Clerk and Administrative Assistant.

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 Officer will be based at the Parish Council office in Denham. The post will be for 37 hours per week. A competitive salary will be offered depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply for this exciting post please submit a complete full and current CV. The Council would require the successful candidate to commence employment as soon as possible.

Cllr. Marilyn Heath – Chairman

Denham Parish Council

Village Hall, Village Road, Denham, Bucks, UB9 5BN

clerk@denhampc.co.uk

Denham Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Date posted10  October 2017.

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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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