Vacancies

Upper Deverills Parish Council

Upper Deverills Parish Council requires a new Clerk. The Parish Council covers three villages to the south of Warminster and consists of 5 Councillors. The Council meets on the second Wednesday of alternate months and there may be some requirement to attend additional extraordinary meetings during the year.

The new clerk will be required to work primarily from home and the Parish Council will provide a Laptop, but other equipment will need to be provided by the Clerk (An expenses claim can be made to defray the cost of the usage of this equipment) The combined role is for approximately 20 hours a month and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales 2018/19 for part-time clerks at SCP15, increasing according to relevant qualifications or experience.

The Council is looking for someone with excellent admin and communication skills, an understanding of the responsibilities of a Parish Council, and experience of dealing with financial matters

The range of Parish Clerk duties include: organising and attending evening council meetings, taking and producing minutes of meetings, implementing and monitoring the decisions of the Council, and dealing with all correspondence, including emails received. Financial responsibilities include keeping accounts, paying invoices and receiving income, advising Councillors on annual budget preparation and preparing accounts for internal and external audit as appropriate in accordance with the Parish Council’s Financial Regulations.

Please contact the Parish Clerk Mrs CD Fordham at upperdeverills@gmail.com or phone 01747 873168 for full details of the position and an application form. Closing date for applications is 9 September 2018

Frome Town Council

Project Officer

37 Hours per week; £22,401 - £29,055

Want to make a difference in Frome? Our Project Officers work across the town, building relationships and building communities.

We work with businesses, community group; schools and more to make things happen: from apprenticeships to business breakfasts and sustainable transport to water refills. You’ll be supporting the town to do things better and you’ll be working on a variety of exciting projects from the start, which means you’ll be organised and that you approach challenges and opportunities with enthusiasm, good humour and a bit of initiative.

If you’re interested in a varied role – and making Frome better – then get in touch. See below for an application pack and/or call Jane Llewellyn on 01373 475578 for an informal chat.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 22nd Aug

Interviews: Tuesday 4th Sep

To apply, please visit our website at: http://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/council/frome-town-council/job-opportunities/ and complete both the application and monitoring form and send to dym@frometowncouncil.gov.uk

 

 

Brinkworth Parish Council

Parish Clerk required

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Clerk to Brinkworth Parish Council. The job requires a variety of skills including:

-              Collating material for agendas, minute taking, letter writing and setting up of meetings;

-              Bookkeeping, and being responsible for administering the finances of the Parish and preparing the accounts for yearly audit;

-              Managing the cemetery including organising the paperwork with regards to burials and cremations;

-              Liaising with and sourcing information from Wiltshire Council departments, organisations and individuals;

-              Acting as the Parish address for local government mail;

-              Being the contact (via email, post and telephone) for all Parish matters and updating the website.

The post holder will work from home and will be required to attend 12 evening meetings per year. There will also be the occasional daytime meeting or site visit.

Access to computer and email is essential. Some space is needed to store Parish records. Paid hours (in accordance with the Local Council Clerk’s scale) are 8 per week.

Anyone interested in the position is welcome to contact Sarah Ibbetson, the outgoing clerk at clerk@brinkworthparishcouncil.gov.uk or on 01666 510099 who will be happy to discuss the job.

Written applications (including a CV) should be made to the chair Mr Arnold Bradley-Donald at arnold.bradley@btinternet.com

It is hoped that a new clerk will be appointed soon, to allow a reasonable handover and training period.

Baydon Parish Council

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Clerk / RFO

A part-time job as the Clerk to Baydon Parish Council will be available from June 25th 2018. The full council is 7 councillors and currently there are 4 in position. The Clerk role is approximately 7 hours per week, including one full council meeting every 6 weeks (and extraordinary meetings as necessary).  You will work from home, and will be provided with a laptop, printer and scanner in which to carry out your duties.

Salary will be negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  Please see a job description for this post below.

Applications should be made in writing to Sarah Chidgey: sarah@chidgeypr.co.uk.

 

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Chirton & Conock Parish Council

CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Chirton & Conock is a small Parish with seven councillors who currently meet on the second Tuesday of every month, with the exception of August. The new clerk will be required to work primarily from home and the Parish Council will provide a Laptop, Printer and external hard drive for the sole use of the Clerk. The combined role is for approximately 20-25 hours a month and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales 2018/19 for part-time clerks at SCP16, increasing according to relevant qualifications or experience.

We are looking for someone with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, excellent admin and communication skills, an understanding and respect for the responsibilities of a Parish Council, and experience of budget control and monitoring. Formal qualifications in any, or all, of the above would be an advantage.

The range of Parish Clerk duties include:

  • Organising and attending evening council meetings
  • Drafting and circulating the agenda
  • Taking and producing minutes of meetings
  • Monitoring and (when required) completing the identified actions and decisions of the Council,
  • Dealing with all correspondence, including emails received.

Financial responsibilities include

  • Preparing and producing monthly cash book and bank reconciliation statements
  • Paying invoices in a timely manner (either via internet banking or cheque as required)
  • Advising Councillors on annual budget preparation
  • Producing all relevant financial documentation required for annual internal audit
  • Preparing required documentation for annual external audit
  • Ensuring all transactions are completed in accordance with the Parish Council’s Financial Regulations.

The current Clerk/RFO wishes to leave the post by the end of November 2018, but this could be extended for the right applicant if required. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 25th September 2018.

Please apply in the first instance to:

The Parish Clerk, Mrs Jane Whatley:

Via email to clerk@chirtonandconock-pc.org.uk or

In writing to 6 Yew Tree Close, Chirton, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 3RN.