Appointment of Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Part-time (16.5 hours per week) Salary within grade LC2

The Parish Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, solutions-focussed individual, seeking an interesting, challenging and satisfying role.

Possessing excellent administration, inter-personal, communication, numeracy and IT skills, our new Parish Clerk should enjoy working closely with councillors, local groups and agencies to promote the interests and well-being of our community.

Ideally, they will have a sound background in local authority organisation and administration, as well as a good educational history and/or qualifications.

But the Council is committed to developing people and will also consider candidates with strong transferable skills and a proven commitment to working with communities.

The position offers nationally agreed terms and conditions of employment with training and opportunities for continued professional development.

Working hours are flexible but will involve a limited need for evening meetings and (on rare occasions) at weekends.

We envisage a starting salary in Spinal Column Points 18 – 23: £27,344-£30,151 (pro-rata), though are prepared to discuss a salary commensurate with experience and/or qualifications.

If you are interested in applying, please use the buttons in the right hand column to download the job description, person specification, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.

Your completed Application Form should be sent to:

Closing date for applications: 26 July; Interview date: 7 August

For more information, please contact Carole White, Chair, Personnel Committee:

Phone: 01304 830834

Shepherdswell with Coldred Parish Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.