Burnham Parish Council Vacancy – Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Burnham Parish Council is seeking an experienced, preferably CiLCA qualified, Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) to lead
its team of dedicated staff, to help the Council in its continuous development, and support its efforts to build a stronger and more vibrant community. This is a full time position.

The Clerk is the Council’s Chief Executive, with overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day operation of the Council’s many assets and services; managing all staff; providing legal and procedural
advice to the Council; leading on projects for the benefit of the community; managing the Council’s budget; and responsibility for the statutory duties of the RFO. The Council has the General Power of

The successful applicant will be community-focussed; have good business acumen; will have strong leadership qualities and so able to inspire and motivate staff; and have the skills to strengthen and
maintain good communication networks between staff, councillors, the community, and other organisations. They will be able to help the Council develop strategically, and manage major projects
including a neighbourhood plan, and a strategy for its flagship asset, Burnham Park Hall.

The Clerk/RFO will work from the modern council offices in the heart of the village, in the vibrant Burnham Park Hall. We are an equal opportunities employer, support flexible working hours, and are
dedicated to supporting our staff in their professional development.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the job application form and submit a CV, and a covering letter. The deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday 23rd February 2024.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th March 2024 and if invited for interview you will be asked to give a 10 min presentation on what you see as the priorities for Burnham Parish Council for the next
two to three years.

If you are invited to interview you will be required to bring your passport, and CiLCA pass certificate with you.

For more information, please email clerk@burnhamparish.gov.uk


Salary Details

£45,411- £54,017

Position Type




Posted Date

January 16, 2024

Closing Date

February 23, 2024