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Chineham Parish Council – Vacancy for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

This position is part time working up to 25 hours per week from home.  Attendance at evening meetings will be a requirement. 

The Clerk will take overall responsibility for the Parish Council’s day to day business and will keep financial affairs in order.  It would be helpful, but not essential, for candidates to have experience in or an understanding of local government law and procedure. 

The successful applicant should be confident in minute-taking, dealing with correspondence and managing financial information.  Good literacy and IT skills are essential. 

Candidates will hold, or be willing to work towards, the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Salary will depend on experience/qualifications.

Closing date details:

The closing date for applications in writing with your CV is 31st December 2021.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date and the Parish Council hopes to have the successful applicant in post in the New Year.

Contact person:

Please contact the Clerk for a copy of the job description/person specification clerk@chineham.gov.uk

For more information on Chineham Parish Council please visit our website www.chineham.gov.uk

Rooksdown Parish Council - Vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

We are looking for someone with strong organisational skills, including attention to detail. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work effectively under your own initiative, and experience in managing financial information such as accounts and budgets is strongly preferable.

The successful candidate does not need to have prior experience as a Parish Clerk; this role would be ideal for someone who would like to contribute to Rooksdown community, and develop their professional skills, working towards a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Applicants should be open to developing their knowledge of the local government processes and procedures, in order to fully assist the Parish Council.

Attendance at evening meetings will be a requirement; the Parish Council has at least one evening meeting a month, usually the 4th Monday of the month. Reasonable notice will be given of any meeting to which you are required to attend.

  • Salary will depend on experience and qualifications.
  • Training will be offered where appropriate
  • You will be able to work flexibly, including at an office at the Rooksdown Community Centre, or at home, so long as the responsibilities of the role are performed satisfactorily.

Working hours approximately 12 hours per week

For more information on the Parish Council please visit our website https://rooksdown.org.uk/

Closing date details:

Applications should be received by Monday 20 December.

Contact person:

If you are interested, please refer to the Person Specification and the Application Form on the website https://rooksdown.org.uk/ and send the completed Application Form by email to:  cllr.jessica.lewis-dalgarno@rooksdown.org.uk

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date; the Council hopes to have the successful candidate in post by the New Year.

Lyndurst Parish Council - Vacancy Parish Clerk

Due to retirement of the present Clerk we have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk to work 25 hours per week in our new office in central Lyndhurst.

Hours will include attendance at evening meetings.

The ideal candidate will be CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards qualification. Salary scale: NJC SCP Points 29-32 (£32,910 - £35,745 per annum (pro-rata) for unqualified candidates, increasing to NJC points 32 to 35 [£35,745 to £38,890] pro-rata on successful completion of the CILCA qualification.

Closing date details:

Closing date for applications 8th December 2021 with a start date of January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Contact person:

To apply, please download the job application pack from the Parish Council website: www.lyndhurst-pc.gov.uk

Completed applications to be emailed to: clerk@lyndhurst-pc.gov.uk

For an informal chat, please contact the current Parish Clerk, Mrs Margaret Weston on 02380 284928

Martin Parish Council - Vacancy for Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

From January 1st, 2022 we are looking for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer for Martin Parish Council.

The position is part time, working for 6 hours a week from home and Parish Council evening meetings (presently 9 per annum). Overall Responsibilities The Clerk will take overall responsibility for the Council!s day to day business and for keeping financial affairs in order. It would be helpful, but not essential for candidates to have experience of administrative management and/or an understanding of local government law and procedure. The successful applicant will have a flexible, motivated outlook and should be confident with minute taking, dealing with correspondence and preparing a budget. Good literacy and IT skills are essential to the position as are the personal qualities of integrity, discretion, objectivity and impartiality. Candidates will hold, or be willing to work towards obtaining the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Range of salary (national Local Government scale) will depend on experience and qualifications.

Closing date details:

Please apply by December 3rd

Contact person:

For initial queries please email the Clerk at clerk@martin-pc.newforest.gov

Please send CV and covering letter detailing relevant skills and experience which you can bring to the role to: The Chair, Martin Parish Council, Fern Cottage, Martin, Fordingbridge, Hants. SP6 3LA

In the letter, please indicate if it would be possible for you to spend a few hours with the present Clerk during December, to enable a smooth transition