Full Time Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer - Burnham Parish Council

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: Wednesday 6th December 2023

Interviews will take place on Monday 11th December 2023

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 £45,441 - £54,017 (SCP 37 - 45) plus Local Government Pension Scheme

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Posted Date

November 15, 2023

Closing Date

December 6, 2023