Feb 25, 2018

Vacancy for a Parish Clerk

For the Parish of Goodnestone

Category: General
Posted by: jon


Goodnestone Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk, who will be the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. Salary according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government services salary scales. Hours average 3 per week.

Duties for this home-based appointment include attending a minimum of 7 evening Parish Council Meetings per year (every other month on a Wednesday); preparing the agendas; taking minutes and giving procedural advice; putting minutes, agendas and other notices into the Council’s notice boards; carrying out the Council’s administrative tasks; keeping financial records; preparing accounts and the annual budget and preparing the annual return for submission to the auditors; dealing with general enquiries and correspondence.

The ideal candidate will be organised, flexible, able to work on their own initiative and have good interpersonal skills. Candidates will have a good standard of education and will preferably hold the CiLCA or other relevant qualification, although training will be given.

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to the Clerk Miss Sophie Walker at 12 Beckets Close, Hastingleigh, Ashford, TN25 5HS or by email to . Closing date for applications is Tuesday 3rd April 2018.