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Cold Aston PC (Cotswold District)

Cold Aston PC (Cotswold District Council)

COLD ASTON PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer

Cold Aston Parish Council is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The Council meets approximately 7 times per year at an evening meeting on an agreed second Wednesday in each Month, and apart from attending these meetings the position is home based with an estimated 12 hours of work per month, which can be arranged to suit the applicant. Responsibilities include preparing agendas and minutes; maintaining accounts; letting of the allotments, ensuring that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed; and ensuring that the Parish Council section of the Village Website is compliant with government requirements.

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

criteria:

· Be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues;

· 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.

Cold Aston is a small rural parish with five parish councillors situated on the outskirts of Bourton on the Water. The successful applicant should be committed, and have a positive attitude towards supporting the Council. Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred, but not essential, full training can be arranged. This position might suit a clerk in an existing role elsewhere who wishes to extend their working hours.

This position is for approximately 12 hours per month with a salary band of SCP 17-21 (£9.705 - £10.676 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications.

A detailed Job description is available on request from the current Parish Clerk

Please email your curriculum vitae with a covering letter of application to current Clerk, Debbie Hunt at coldastonpc@outlook.com by 4pm on the 12th April 2019.

Blaisdon PC (Forest of Dean District)

BLAISDON PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2019

Blaisdon Parish Council is looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer by June 2019. Blaisdon is a small rural parish with five councillors.

The Council currently meets in the evening on the third Wednesday of each month normally at Blaisdon Village Hall. Apart from attending meetings, the new clerk will be required to work from home approximately 4 hours per week and the Parish Council will provide a laptop and printer/scanner. The Council will pay agreed expenses and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales for part-time clerks.

Responsibilities include preparing agendas and minutes; maintaining accounts; ensuring that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed; and maintaining the Council website to ensure that it complies with government requirements. Applications are invited from applicants who meet essential criteria including good computer, administrative and communication skills, and the ability to deal with simple financial matters.

A detailed job description is available on the Council's web site http://www.blaisdonpc.org.uk

If you wish an informal conversation concerning the position please telephone the current Parish Clerk, Tony Hughes 01594 541483

To apply for the position please e mail your curriculum vitae to clerk@blaisdonpc.org.uk by the closing date 15 April 2019.

Blockley PC (Cotswold District)

BLOCKLEY PARISH COUNCIL

Vacancy for

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and articulate person for the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Parish Council (job share available). Candidates should have highly developed administrative skills and ideally have experience working in local government. A CiLCA qualification is preferred.

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 monthly evening Parish Council meetings which rotate between the villages which make up the Parish (except August and December).

The successful applicant should be committed, interested in the parish and have a positive attitude towards supporting the Council. They should also be willing to undertake all necessary training which is funded by the council.

24 hours per week based at home and the parish office.

Salary range on Scale LC2 £12.64 - £14.03 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

For an application pack please contact Alexia Monroe

blockleyclerk@gmail.com or leave a message on 01386 701602.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: MARCH 22nd 2019

Chaceley PC (Tewkesbury Borough)

CHACELEY PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer

Chaceley Parish Council is seeking to appoint a person to the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The Council meets approximately 6 times per year at an evening meeting, and apart from attending these meetings the position is home based with an estimated 12 hours of work per month, which can be arranged to suit the applicant. Responsibilities include preparing agendas and minutes; maintaining accounts; ensuring that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed; and maintaining the Council website to ensure that is complies with government requirements.

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

criteria:

· Be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues;

· 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.

Chaceley is a small rural parish with five parish councillors. The successful applicant should be committed, 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 12 hours per month with a salary band of SCP 17-21 (£9.705 - £10.676 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications.

A detailed Job description is available on http://www.chaceleyvillage.co.uk/parish.html

Please email your curriculum vitae to the Locum Clerk, Amanda Winstone, at chaceleypcclerk@gmail.com by the 22nd March 2019.

Colerne PC (Wiltshire)

CLERK

Council: Colerne Parish Council

County: Wiltshire

Salary: £12.64 - £14.03 per hr (LC2 18-23) according to qualifications and experience.

Colerne Parish Council is seeking a part-time Clerk in the Parish office. The working hours are 13 hours per week to include evening meetings.

Colerne is a forward thinking and energetic council, covering Colerne Village, a large agricultural area, small hamlets and a MOD airfield and barracks. It is a sole trustee of a Charity and has tenants.

As Proper Officer for the Council the Clerk manages Council business, assisting and advising the Council in all aspects of local government administration and ensuring compliance with legal and financial obligations. S/he will line manage two members of staff; a Responsible Finance Officer and a Village Handyman.

Experience in local council administration is essential. The successful applicant will preferably be CILCA qualified or be willing to achieve it.

The role requires motivation, enthusiasm and a community focus, together with good management, organisational and communication skills.

For full job description and person specification please visit www.colerne-pc.gov.uk

The position starts as soon as possible. If you would like any more information please contact Glenys A. Gill, Clerk/RFO on 01225 742207 or clerk@colernepc.uk

The closing date for applications is mid-day on Wednesday 20th March 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st April 2019.

Applications by email or letter and CV to: Glenys A Gill, Clerk/RFO, Colerne Parish Council, The Old School, Vicarage Lane, Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14 8EL

Bourton-on-the-Water PC (Cotswolds District)

COULD YOU BE OUR NEXT PARISH CLERK?

A vacancy has arisen to replace the retiring Clerk, and the Council is seeking applications for this role.

The Clerk advises the Parish Council to ensure that it acts within its powers and in accordance with local government legislation, and to make sure that correct procedures are followed in all of the Council's decision making processes. The Clerk's role includes preparing agendas and producing minutes in respect of Council and some Committee meetings, acting out approved decisions, liaising with contractors, district / county authorities and local residents on various matters relating to Councils' activities.

The Clerk is also involved in the maintenance of Council's assets, which include a Cemetery, allotment sites and play areas, as well as the running of the Community Centre. This work involves administration of various commercial and residential tenancies, room hire bookings, and issues relating to maintenance of the Grade II Listed building. The Clerk will also be responsible for employment issues for 3 other members of staff.

The job is based at the Council office within the Community Centre, and will be a full-time position for 37 hours pw including some attendance at evening meetings. Remuneration for the role of Clerk will be in line with NALC pay scales, with the salary dependent upon experience.

The successful applicant will be a confident communicator, who is able to multi task with a close attention to detail in all their work. Previous administrative experience is essential, and they must be able to demonstrate they possess good organisational, communication, IT and financial skills. Ideally, applicants should have previous experience working in or knowledge of local government, although training can be provided. A CiLCA qualification and knowledge of the local area will be a definite asset.

This is an opportunity to play a part in the third tier of local government, and become more involved in the local community, working for an active and responsive Parish Council.

Please forward a CV with a covering letter for the attention of the Chairman of the Parish Council Bob Hadley at the Council offices. Or email to clerk@bourtononthewaterpc.org.uk

Closing date for applications: - 15th March 2019

Interviews will commence W/C 18th March 2019

Crudwell PC (Wiltshire)

Vacancy at Crudwell Parish Council

Parish Clerk

Crudwell Parish Council is looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from March 2019. The new clerk will be required to work primarily from home and the Parish Council will provide a laptop and printer/scanner. The Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month. The role is for approximately 30 hours a month plus agreed expenses and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales for part-time clerks.

The Council is looking for someone with good computer, admin and communication skills, (training can be given), and the ability to deal with simple financial matters.

Please contact the Parish Clerk Lisa Dent at

parish.clerk@crudwell-pc.co.uk or phone 01285 658172

for full details of the position and/or an informal conversation.

Contact Crudwell Parish Council on

parish.clerk@crudwell-pc.gov.uk or 01285 658172