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Woodmancote PC (Tewkesbury Borough Council)

WOODMANCOTE PARISH COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

A vacancy has occurred for a Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer at Woodmancote Parish Council to commence on 1st September 2018.

The duties include preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence, and liaising with residents, contractors and local government officers. The Clerk is responsible for all aspects of the Parish Accounts including budget, audit, reporting, and preparing payments and bank account reconciliation.

The role is home based and attendance is required at Parish Council Meetings. Regular meetings occur on the second Thursday of every month (excluding August and December) and there may be additional meetings called during the year as and when required. The Clerk should be computer literate with good word processing and spreadsheet skills and be able to maintain the Parish website. An ability to communicate effectively at all levels is a key requirement of this role.

The successful applicant will ideally have worked in a similar role in local government, however candidates with relevant experience and skills from other areas will be considered. A certificate in Local Council Administration is an advantage but continuous professional development throughout the period of employment would be encouraged and supported.

Salary is based on 40 hours per month and will be determined according to the National Joint Council rates, dependent upon qualification and experience this will be within the range SCP 15 - 25 (£17,972 - £23,111 pro rata).

If you are interested please forward your CV and covering letter to:-

The Clerk

Woodmancote Parish Council

17 Knapps Crescent

Woodmancote

Cheltenham GL52 9HG.

Or electronically by email to clerk@woodmancoteparishcouncil.com

Brimpsfield Parish Council (Cotswold District)

Brimpsfield Parish Council

Parish Clerk and RFO Vacancy

Brimpsfield and Caudle Green Parish Council, is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Overall responsibilities: As Clerk to the Council you will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered, and the business of the Council and all communications are correctly executed. In addition, the position also has responsibility for administering the finances of the Council as the designated Responsible Financial Officer and for managing the existing website.

· Applications are invited from interested persons who meet the following essential criteria:

· Be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues in a 'hands on' manner;

· Be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people;

· Be available to attend evening Parish Council meetings;

· Have good numeracy skills

Brimpsfield and Caudle Green are a small rural parish with seven parish councillors, meeting approximately six times a year. Working from home, the successful applicant should be committed, interested in the parish and have a positive attitude towards supporting the Council. Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred, and this position might suit a clerk in an existing role elsewhere who wishes to extend their working hours.

This position is for 5 hours per week with a salary band of SCP 17-21 depending on experience and qualifications. Hours by arrangement.

Please email your curriculum vitae to the current Clerk, Kate Sales, on brimpsfieldpc@gmail.com. For further information or an informal chat please also contact the Clerk as above.

Down Hatherley PC & Twigworth PC (Tewkesbury Borough)

Vacancy for Parish Council Clerk

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to take up the role of Parish Council Clerk.

There are two roles available, for Twigworth and Down Hatherley parish councils, however it would be preferable for the same candidate to take up both positions if possible. Due to the close location of the villages there is a considerable overlap and the previous two Clerk's have covered both roles.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attending parish meetings (maximum 2 hours in length);
  • Producing minutes;
  • Managing the relevant inbox, triaging information and actioning where required;
  • Writing letters and emails;
  • Keeping accurate accounts, these are a simple payments and receipts basis;
  • Servicing the noticeboards.

Candidates must be IT literate, including Word and a basic knowledge of Excel. There will also be frequent use of email, this can be done via Outlook, Mac Mail or directly using the Gmail webpage. Experience of online banking would also be an advantage.

The rate of pay for each position is £8.93 per hour. This can be paid at intervals to suit. Expenses are also covered.

The hours of work for each council is:

Twigworth – 3 hours per week, covering 6 meetings per year.

Down Hatherley – 4 hours per week, covering 6 meetings per year.

For further information, or to express an interest in one or both posts please contact:

twigworthparishcouncil@gmail.com or downhatherleyparishcouncil@gmail.com

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2018.

Churcham PC (Forest of Dean District)


Churcham Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Council Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Applicants should have experience of Business/Parish Council Management and a willingness to undergo relevant training.

The position may suit a clerk in an existing Parish Council wishing to extend their hours.

Applicants should hold a current driving licence, have use of their own vehicle and be available to attend up to 13 evening meetings per year.

Salary is £10.30p per hour for 35 hours per month.

For more information please contact the clerk Marilyn King on 01452 750451 or email clerk@churchamparishcouncil.org.uk

The deadline for applications will be 31st August 2018, with interviews taking place in September.

Guiting Power Parish Council (Cotswold District)

GUITING POWER PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk and RFO

Guiting Power Parish Council, a Foundation Level awarded council, is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Overall responsibilities: As Clerk to the Council you will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered, and the business of the Council and all communications are correctly executed. In addition, the position also has responsibility for administering the finances of the Council as the designated Responsible Financial Officer and for managing the existing website.

· Applications are invited from interested persons who meet the following essential criteria:

· Be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues in a 'hands on' manner;

· Be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people;

· Be available to attend evening Parish Council meetings;

· Have good numeracy skills

Guiting Power is a small rural parish with seven parish councillors, meeting approximately six times a year. Working from home, the successful applicant should be committed, interested in the parish and have a positive attitude towards supporting the Council. Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred, and this position might suit a clerk in an existing role elsewhere who wishes to extend their working hours. The Council is ideally looking for someone who is CiLCA qualified or working towards this.

This position is for 5 hours per week with a salary band of SCP 18-21 depending on experience and qualifications.

Please email your curriculum vitae to the current Clerk, Kate Sales, on guitingpowerpc@gmail.com

For further information or an informal chat please also contact the Clerk as above.

Winchcombe Town Council

WINCHCOMBE TOWN COUNCIL

ASSISTANT TOWN CLERK

SALARY SCALE: Hourly rate £9.34 - £17972 (pro-rata) – 16 hours per week

Winchcombe Town Council has 13 Councillors, 2 members of Staff (Town Clerk and Assistant Town Clerk, and a Precept 2018/19 of £172,820

Following the retirement of the current post holder, Winchcombe Town Council is seeking to appoint an Assistant Town Clerk who will assist the Town Clerk with a wide range of administrative functions in support of the work of the Town Council.

Working from the Town Council offices in Abbey Fields Community Centre, Winchcombe, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have experience of administrative management; financial management; the capacity to cover the role of the Town Clerk /RFO in their absence; and competent IT skills.

The weekly hours are worked over Monday – Friday (09:00 hrs – 12:00 hrs) with some evenings attending Full Council and Committee meetings and very occasionally weekend work.

For further details of the post and the application pack, or if you wish to discuss the requirements or details of the post please email or telephone the Town Clerk.

Email: info@winchcombetowncouncil.co.uk

Tel: 01242 604087 (during office hours)

Closing Date for job applications: Noon 20th July 2018

Interviews on: 9th August 2018

Stow on the Wold TC (Cotswold District)

STOW ON THE WOLD TOWN COUNCIL

DEPUTY CLERK

NJC SCP 23 - 25 £11.27- £12.01 per hour (depending on experience)

The Council is looking to appoint a Deputy Clerk for 14 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday mornings).

You will assist the Clerk in the day to day running of the Council's business. You will also be required to attend some evening meetings and deputise for the Clerk in her absence. Good IT skills, self-motivated, good communicator and happy working in a small team are essential attributes. Previous experience is an advantage but not essential as training will be given to the right candidate.

For further details including a job description & application form call 01451 832 585 or email info@stowonthewold-tc.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 9th July 2018. Interviews will take place on Monday 23rd July 2018.

www.stowonthewold-tc.gov.uk

Bourton-on-the-Water Parish Council

Bourton on the Water Parish Council

Temporary Financial Officer Vacancy

Bourton on the Water Parish Council is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Financial Officer. The Financial Officer will provide administrative support to the Council and the Clerk, and will be required to manage all aspects of the council's finances.

The Officer's duties will include:

- Maintaining the Parish Council's daily cash book and accounting records (Scribe);

- Reconciling bank statements;

- Preparing monthly/quarterly financial statements and reports to Council;

- Issuing and arranging payment of invoices;

- Preparing for the annual internal and external audits;

- Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns;

Applications are invited from interested persons who meet the following criteria:

  • Computer literate;
  • Experience in a similar financial role using a financial accounting package;
  • Knowledge of Scribe will be a distinct advantage as this is the Council's current accounting package;
  • Experience of VAT;
  • Knowledge or understanding of local council administration is preferable;
  • Trustworthy, conscientious and a team player with a strong work ethic;
  • Preference will be given for suitable candidates who are available to work on a Monday;

This is a newly created temporary, part-time position for 8 hours per week, with the possibility of more hours as the workload becomes established or as responsibilities increase. Initially, the new Officer will be expected to work from the Council office at the George Moore Community Centre. Working from home may be available at a later date in the event the Council transfers to cloud storage of data.

Bourton on the Water is designated one of the key Service Centres in the draft Local Plan, and currently has a population iro 3,500. The current precept is £128k, and the Council's responsibilities include the running of a multi-purpose Community Centre with several commercial and residential tenants, and 3 public rooms for hire.

Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Applicants are invited to submit a CV and covering letter to the Clerk, Sue Cretney, by e-mail at clerk@bourtononthewaterpc.org.uk or in writing to Bourton on the Water Parish Council, The George Moore Community Centre, Moore Rd, Bourton on the Water, Glos GL54 2AZ.

The deadline for all applications is midday on Friday 13th July 2018 with interviews to be scheduled for Thursday 19th July 2018.

Pauntley PC (Forest of Dean District)

Pauntley Parish Council (Forest of Dean District)

Pauntley Parish Council, just outside Newent, is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Overall responsibilities: As Clerk to the Council you will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered, and the business of the Council and all communications are correctly executed. In addition, the position also has responsibility for administering the finances of the Council as the designated Responsible Financial Officer and for managing the existing website.

Pauntley Parish Council is also Sole Trustee of Pauntley Village Hall and the Clerk is responsible for acting as Proper Officer to the Council in this capacity.

Applications are invited from interested persons who meet the following essential criteria:

  • Be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues in a 'hands on' manner;
  • Be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people;
  • Be available to attend evening Parish Council meetings;
  • Have good numeracy skills

Pauntley is a small rural parish with seven parish councillors, meeting approximately six times a year. Working from home, the successful applicant should be committed, interested in the parish and have a positive attitude towards supporting the Council. Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred, and this position might suit a clerk in an existing role elsewhere who wishes to extend their working hours.

This position is for 5 hours per week @ £9.341 per hour (SPC15). Hours by arrangement.

Please email your curriculum vitae to the current Clerk, Lesley Harding, on pauntleypc@gmail.com. For further information or an informal chat please also contact the Clerk as above or on 01531 822315. Our website is: http://pauntley.btck.co.uk.