Burnham Parish Council Vacancy – Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications are invited for the position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to manage the administration, personnel and finances of Burnham Parish Council. This large parish council comprises 19 councillors, a team of c.15 staff and significant assets. It has a budget c£1m, and the General Power of Competence so the post-holder should be CiLCA qualified. The Council may consider applicants with experience in a similar role, who are currently studying for CiLCA and commit to gaining the qualification within 6 months of appointment. The post includes regular evening and some weekend work.

The successful applicant will be a highly-motivated and forward-thinking individual who can lead a large team and promote the interests of the community by forging strong local partnerships. They will manage the statutory obligations of the Council, including its financial responsibilities. They must be an excellent communicator with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, combined with strong commercial and financial management. The job is office based.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 26th April 2024

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th May 2024

Please note: CV’s must be accompanied by an application form
For a job recruitment pack and application form, please email: clerk@burnhamparish.gov.uk


Salary Details

Salary £55,325pa -£59.418pa (SCP 46 - 49) plus LGPS

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Posted Date

January 16, 2024

Closing Date

April 26, 2024