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ENABLING PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE SINCE 1939

Vacancies

Churcham PC (Forest of Dean)

Churcham Parish Council is seeking a self-motivated and organised individual for the role of Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer.

The role is for 35 hours per month and the salary is £10.40 per hour. There is also a homeworking allowance of £18 per calendar month and travelling expenses are paid at the rate of 45p per mile.

The council has seven councillors, and a precept of £12,000. Although the successful candidate will undertake most of the work from home, all meetings take place in the local school at 7.30 pm on the third Tuesday in the month.

The successful candidate must be computer literate (ideally proficient in MS Word and Excel), have relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. A laptop computer will be provided.

Whilst experience as a Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer is desirable it is not essential as the council will ensure that the successful candidate receives the necessary support and training for them to effectively carry out the role.

Contact

Please send a covering letter - briefly describing why you feel you would be a suitable candidate for the role - along with your C.V. to: clerk@churchamparishcouncil.org.uk

The closing date is 31st March 2020

Further information about the role can be found at www.churchamparishcouncil.org.uk/jobs/

Gotherington PC (Tewkesbury Borough

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

Based upon NJC pay scales for 2019-2020 SCP 11 to SCP 14 (£11.00 to £11.67 / hour)

The council is looking for a CILCA qualified Clerk, though consideration will be given to applicants who can demonstrate practical experience and who are working towards CILCA qualification.

The council is looking for someone who can demonstrate ability to fulfil the core duties of preparing agendas, taking minutes and maintaining financial records including regularly submitting VAT returns.

Candidates should have good IT skills including the use of spreadsheets.

A laptop computer and printer are available.

The council would expect the Clerk to work from home and to store hard copy files and parish records in the filing cabinet provided.

The Parish Council meets at 7.30 pm, on the second Wednesday of every month.

For more information and full job description please contact the Chairman at chair@gotheringtonparishcouncil.org.uk

Further details about the parish can be found at: http://gotheringtonparishcouncil.org.uk

Closing date for application: 5 pm Friday 6th March 2020

Interviews will be held during the week commencing: 9th March 2020

Cainscross TC (Stroud District)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

JOB TITLE – ASSISTANT TO THE TOWN CLERK

LOCATION – VICTORY PARK PAVILION, VICTORY PARK

HOURS OF WORK – 26 WITH SOME FLEXIBILITY

9am – 4pm with ½ hour break

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday possibly changing to Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday following probation period.

PAY SCALE 5-6 (18,795 – 19,171 pro rata dependent on experience)

The Assistant to the Town Clerk is a varied and interesting position with responsibility to provide support to the Clerk in her duties to ensure the smooth running of the Town Council.

Experience of an administrative role including computerised accounts is essential.

Some evening and very occasional weekend work will be necessary. The post holder will cover for the Town Clerk during periods of annual leave and must have the confidence to deputise.

This is a progressive role and ongoing training will be available.

Closing date for applications Thursday 27 February. Interviews to be held Wednesday 4March.

For more information and an application form, please contact the Town Clerk at clerk@cainscross-pc.gov.uk or call 01453 756036

Nailsworth TC (Stroud District)

Nailsworth Town Council is recruiting one person to join a small, friendly team.

Customer Services and Facilities Assistant

An organised person with excellent interpersonal skills required to cover four mornings per week, generally, in our busy town centre office.

Applicants must have good administrative and IT skills with the flexibility to meet the needs of this role. This varied role includes acting as the first point of contact for the town council, looking after room hire, facilities and data inputting.

Flexible hours and very occasional weekend and evening work.

Salary Scale LC1 SCP5-6 (£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata 20 per week) and Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date 5pm, Thursday 20th February 2020

Application pack and post details from Civic Centre tel. 01453 833592 or download details from www.nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Stroud Town Council (Stroud District)

Stroud Town Council - Project officer

Salary (SP 24-28) (£27,905 to £31,371) pro rata for 30 hours per week plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Stroud Town Council is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to help us maintain momentum on a diverse range of interesting projects, including community projects and projects identified in the town centre neighbourhood development plan, Shaping the Heart of Stroud. The project officer is responsible to Stroud Town Council, via the Town Clerk as line manager.

If you are looking for a rewarding and worthwhile opportunity and feel you have the necessary enthusiasm and skills, and a passion for working in partnership, please download the Application Pack and Application form.

Applications should be returned in hard copy to the Town Clerk by 21st February 2020

Shurdington PC (Tewkesbury District)

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 7 -12 [£10.14-£11.19*] per hour depending on experience

Shurdington Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 12 hours per week.

The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£24,000. All meetings take place in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm on the second Monday in the month.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts.

The successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA). Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

A laptop and printer are supplied, and you will be required to use your home as an office and store all council documents for which an allowance of £4 per week is given to cover the costs.

Please submit cv and supporting information to shurdingtonpc@gmail.com prior to 21st February 2020.


For further information please contact the Chair of Council, Cllr George Porter george.porter@hotmail.co.uk or 07465 206259 or the Clerk, Mr John Kay shurdingtonpc@gmail.com or 07841 204404.

*current at 1st April 2019.

Todenham PC (Cotswold District)

Todenham Parish Council

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 15 – 17 £9.77- £9.96* per hour depending on experience

Todenham Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 5 hours per week.

The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£7700. All meetings take place in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

A laptop and printer are supplied and you will be required to use your home as an office and store all council documents for which an allowance of £5 per week is given to cover the costs.

Take a look at the recently launched council website for more information about the village and the parish council at www.todenhamparishcouncil.co.uk.

For a full Job Description and any questions you may have please contact Bill Joss (Chairman) in the first instance via bill.joss.g14@gmail.com

*effective 1st April 2019.