Job Vacancy – Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Weston Longville Parish Council is looking for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to replace their current one, who is leaving after seven years.

The post is home based for four hours per week. Attendance at five evening meetings per year is required; these are usually held on the second Monday of the month at 7.30pm.

This is a small but busy council, with seven councillors. Duties include preparing agendas and papers for meetings, writing minutes, monitoring and balancing the accounts, keeping the website updated, completing the annual audit, and transparency code work. You will be the representative of the parish council and so strong administrative skills are essential as is the ability to build good working relationships and communicate at all levels.  The councillors actively support the Clerk with village projects and tasks.

The salary will range from scale 13 (£11.45 per hour) to scale 18 (£12.64 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications.

The current clerk is leaving on 31st March, although is happy to extend if necessary to cover a handover period. Some experience is preferred, but full training will be given.

For more information or to submit a CV please contact Sonya Blythe (Parish Clerk) by email [email protected]     Closing date Friday 6 March.

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