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Vacancy for a Parish Clerk

Chute Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk. The role is part time with an average of 5 hours per week. (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience.

This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a broadband/phone connection.

The successful applicant will be flexible in their approach to the work and be capable of minute taking and correspondence. A working knowledge of Parish Council procedures and/or public administration is desirable but not essential as training is available. Good literacy and IT skills are essential as are the qualities of integrity and impartiality.

The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and responsible for managing the Council finances and accountancy, preparing meeting agendas and supporting papers, attending and providing advice at meetings, taking minutes and overseeing the completion of actions arising. The Parish Council meet each month in the evenings on the first Thursday of the month in the Village Hall at Chute Standen.

The salary for the post is in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale LC1, salary points 7 to 12, and is calculated pro rata for 5 hours (subject to on-going review), with reference to the standard working week for local government staff of 37 hours.

For further information please contact the Chairman Councillor Mrs C Wall at cwall@chuteparishcouncil.co.uk. and apply with a personal statement and CV via email.

Closing Date June 18th 2021