Shedfield Parish Council

(Incorporating the villages of Shedfield, Shirrell Heath and Waltham Chase) 

We are looking for a Clerk (25 hours/week), working from Shedfield Parish Council Office.  In addition, there will be evening meetings on average one evening meeting per month, usually on a Monday. 
Overall Responsibilities 
The Clerk to the Parish Council will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer.  The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out.  The Clerk will be expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority's activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.  The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.  The Clerk will also be responsible for managing various contractors and projects as they arise.  You will be working with the Responsible Finance Office and Planning and Projects Officer. 
Ability to effectively utilise a range of IT-based resources.  Book keeping experience advantageous.   Previous local government experience and ability to update website is desirable.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.  CiLCA qualified preferred (or training towards qualification). 
Salary based on NJC salary.  Range of salary (£13.41 - £16.31/hour),  depending on experience and qualifications  
Closing date details The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website: Alternatively, e-mail . Please note CVs will not be considered. 
Applications forms to be emailed to no later than 27th July.   Initial interview may be on Zoom, week commencing 3rd August. 

Closing date details:

27 July 2020

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