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Wolverton & Greenleys Town Council

Responsible Financial Officer

(13 June 2018)

Wolverton and Greenleys Town Council is looking to appoint a Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).  The RFO is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the council and is subject to statutory obligations of the Council.  These responsibilities include signing the annual accounts of the council, financial administrative support to the council through internal control, preparation of council budgets and liaison with internal and external auditors.

The ideal candidate will be financially literate and have worked within the Local Government Environment. The role is for 25 hours a week between 10-3pm Monday-Friday, but we can be flexible on the hours if these don’t suit.

For full details of the role please contact The Town Clerk at  Further information about the Council may be viewed on our website,






(13 June 2018)

This is an interesting and varied role with a Salary range between SCP23-25 (£11.275 – £12.012/hr) depending upon experience for 28 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.

Closing Date for Applications is 31st July 2018. It is anticipated that the post will commence on 3rd September with a full handover available.

We are looking for someone with:
Administrative skills

Ability to liaise with Parish Councillors, 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

For further information please contact the acting Parish Clerk,

To apply for the position, please submit a copy of your C.V. to the Chairman:

Cllr Mike Long  or

Padbury Parish Clerk,

Padbury Parish Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Padbury Parish Council is committed to maintaining

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Vacancy for Parish Council Clerk

(13 June 2018)

The Parish Council Clerk has a central role in the work of the Council. The post is full time (but there might be some flexibility for the right candidate) in the Parish Council office in Farnham Common including approximately 12 evening meetings per annum. The primary role of the Clerk is to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of this local government body and to manage the assets of and the services provided by the Parish Council. The Clerk is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. The Clerk reports to the Council. A salary of between £28,000 and £35,000 depending on experience will be paid plus a pension.

Ideally applicants should have relevant experience but training will be available if required.

The successful applicant would be self motivated with good communication and IT skills. A job description can be obtained by emailing or by phoning on 01753 648497. The closing date for applications is 29th June 2018



Buckingham Town Council



Based at Town Council Offices, Buckingham

(7 June 2018) 

37 Hours per week

SCP 52-55 (£48,138 – £51,832) depending on experience

Buckingham Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Town Clerk to take responsibility of all aspects of the managerial, financial and administrative operation of the Council. 

The Town Clerk will be responsible for the management of the Council’s finances, and is designated as the Responsible Finance Officer.  The Town Council aims to provide good quality services for the community and to maintain these to a high standard.  The Town Clerk will ensure the delivery of these services and will be accountable to the Town Council.

The Town Clerk will advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of its activities. In particular, they will produce all information required for making effective decisions.  The Town Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant managerial and financial experience, and should have extensive knowledge of local government law and procedures, hold a relevant professional qualification and show that they have, or are willing and able to obtain, the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Applicants should read all of the Application Pack prior to completing their application and make clear in their application why they are interested in the position, and what relevant skills and experience they have, with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification.

The application form should be completed in full, and shortlisting will be based on the information provided on the form.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Please note the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 Application packs are available from and should be submitted either by post to:                          

Private and Confidential – Deputy Town Clerk

Buckingham Town Council, Buckingham Centre

Verney Close, Buckingham, MK18 1JP

or by email to:

We ask that you also submit an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form with your application.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 11th June 2018 at 12 noon. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Cllr Jon Harvey, Town Mayor, on 01280 812 711 or email:


Buckingham Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and actively

welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.



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

Closing date for applications is 18 May 2018


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: