Job Vacancies

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Clerk to the Council - Chaldon Village Council

Closing date
09/12/2016
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
17 hours per week
Rate of pay
LC1/2 SCP 18 – 27 £ 9.299 - £12.440 per hour
Contact
Lois
01273 830203
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://chaldonvillagecouncil.org.uk/
Address
Chaldon Village Council,
48 Hilltop Lane,
Chaldon,
Caterham,
CR3 5BG
Description
Vacancy for a Clerk to the Council: Chaldon Village Council
Salary: Local Council scale LC1 SCP 18-22 £ 9.299 to £12.440 per hour, subject to experience and qualifications. In addition, a tax free homeworking allowance of £18 is paid per calendar month as the Clerk works from home. A Pension Scheme will be offered.
Hours: 17 per week
Chaldon Village Council wishes to appoint a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer with the self-motivation, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload within the legal framework applicable to local government.
This is a key position, supporting the Council, with its seven councillors, to protect and enhance village life in a community of some 1800 people in the semi-rural village of Chaldon. Over the past few years it has taken on management of a closed burial ground, verge-& hedge-cutting, and winter maintenance services and is now heavily engaged in the development of the Tandridge Local Plan, the Neighbourhood Plan for the four councils of Caterham, Chaldon & Whyteleafe and a Village Design Statement.
The Clerk is the sole employee and works from home, where the Council’s records need to be kept securely. Working relationships are maintained with local contractors for works adjacent to the public highway and to manage the council’s assets.
The Clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the council, including production of agendas and minutes of council meetings, providing legal and financial advice, undertaking research, making recommendations to the Council, implementing decisions of the Council, liaising with 3rd parties, maintenance of the Council’s records and assets, and managing the Council’s website and communications.
The ideal applicant should have excellent communication, customer service and organisational skills, sound financial knowledge, an appreciation of risk, the ability to apply legal principles to practical situations, familiarity with Microsoft Office functions and able to undertake routine website management. Previous experience of local government is useful but not essential.
The Council provides some equipment e.g. laptop and printer, but the ideal applicant will have their own suitable working and storage space.

More detailed information on the role and responsibilities are included in the recruitment application pack, available from SSALC.

The closing date for applications is 9th December 2016, with interviews being held week commencing 2nd January 2017.

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Finance Administrator - Crowborough Town Council

Closing date
09/12/2016
Workplace
Council office
Hours
22.5 hours per week (working pattern to be agreed)
Rate of pay
Salary scale SCP 25-31 (£22,434 - £27,394 pro rata) depending on experience
Contact
Andy Beams
01892 652907
clerk@crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk
http://www.crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk/
Address
Town Hall, The Broadway, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1DA
Description
Crowborough Town Council is seeking an experienced finance administrator to join the office staff team. The post holder is responsible for the day to day management of the Town Council’s finances, and will report directly to the Town Clerk.

For an information pack for this vacancy, please contact the Town Clerk directly using the above details.

Please note SSALC are not dealing with this vacancy and all completed application forms should be sent to Andy Beams.

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Responsible Financial Officer - Peacehaven Town Council

Closing date
12/12/2016
Workplace
Town Council Offices
Hours
16 per week
Rate of pay
SCP 26-29 £23166 - £25694 pro rata.
Contact
Claire Lacey
01273 585493 Option 6
clairelacey@peacehavencouncil.co.uk
http://www.peacehavencouncil.co.uk/
Address
Town Council Offices
Meridian Centre
Meridian Way
Peacehaven
BN10 8BB
Description
Peacehaven Town Council are recruiting for a new Part time Responsible Finance Officer with experience of the RBS accounting system, preferably within local government context. The job role will be for 16 hours per week at Grade: SCP 26-29 £23166 - £25694 pro rata.
Applications to be received by 12th December and interviews will be held at Peacehaven on 19th December.

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Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Offer - Shipley Parish Council

Closing date
03/01/2017
Workplace
Home
Hours
13 hours per week
Rate of pay
SCP 28-31, £24,717 - £27,394 pro-rata subject to experience and qualifications.
Contact
Jamie Coad
07808 918847
coadmancontractors@gmail.com
http://www.shipleyparishcouncil.org.uk/Shipley-PC/Default.aspx
Address
Home - with evening meetings at Coolham Village Hall and The Andrew Hall Shipley
Description
Shipley Parish Council wishes to appoint a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer with the self-motivation, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload within the legal framework applicable to local government.
This is a key position, supporting the Council, with its eleven councillors, to protect and enhance village life within the villages of Shipley and Coolham, and the hamlets of Brookes Green and Dragons Green .
The Clerk is the sole employee and works from home, where the Council’s records need to be kept securely. Working relationships are maintained with local contractors for works adjacent to the public highway and to manage the council’s assets.
The Clerk, with assistance as required from the Chairman, is responsible for managing the day to day business of the council, including production of agendas and minutes of council meetings, providing legal and financial advice, undertaking research, making recommendations to the Council, implementing decisions of the Council, liaising with 3rd parties, maintenance of the Council’s records and assets, and managing the Council’s website and communications.
The ideal applicant should have excellent communication, customer service and organisational skills, sound financial knowledge, an appreciation of risk, the ability to apply legal principles to practical situations, familiarity with Microsoft Office functions and able to undertake routine website management. Previous experience of local government is useful but not essential, as training and guidance is available. There will also be an opportunity to gain CILCA qualifications.
The Council provides some equipment e.g. laptop and printer, but the ideal applicant will have their own suitable working and storage space.

For more detailed information on the role and responsibilities please contact Shipley Parish Chairman, Jamie Coad, on 07808918847 or email coadmancontractors@gmail.com

The closing date for applications is 3rd January 2017, Date of interviews to be confirmed

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Deputy Town Clerk or Trainee Deputy Town Clerk - Battle Town Council

Closing date
13/01/2017
Workplace
Council office
Hours
30 hours per week
Rate of pay
salary grade SCP 26 - 29 or Trainee Deputy Town Clerk, salary grade SCP 18 - 25 depending on experience.
Contact
Lois
01273 830203
office@ssalc.co.uk
https://www.hugofox.com/community/battle-town-council-7838/about-us
Address
The Almonry, High St, Battle TN33 0EA
Description
Deputy Town Clerk, salary grade SCP 26 - 29 or Trainee Deputy Town Clerk, salary grade SCP 18 - 25 depending on experience.
Part time 30 hours per week, to include office opening hours on Fridays.
Battle Town Council is a progressive local council which engages well with local residents and has ambitious plans.
The vacancy has arisen following the promotion of the previous Deputy to the role of Town Clerk
For an application pack contact : lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
Closing date 13th January 2017 with interviews likely to take place in the week commencing 23rd January.

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Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer - Alfriston Parish Council

Closing date
13/01/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
30 hours per week
Rate of pay
LC2 SCP 24-28 (£11.30 - £12.84 per hour), subject to experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
Contact
Lois
01273 830203
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.alfristonparishcouncil.gov.uk
Address
Alfriston Parish Council
PO Box 217
Polegate
BN26 9BN
Description
Alfriston Parish Council is seeking to appoint a new Clerk in March 2017.
Interested applicants are invited to send their application to SALC by close of business on the 13th January 2017. Completed application forms should be sent to: lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
Applicants will need to confirm that they are entitled to work in the UK.
In respect of qualifications, original certification will be required

Interviews will take place on Saturday 28th January.

The contracted hours are for 30 hours per week and salary will be in accordance with the Local Council Scale, LC2 SCP 24-28 (£11.30 - £12.84 per hour), subject to experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
Your normal place of work will be from home. A dedicated telephone and broadband connection will be provided. You will receive the sum of £35.00 per month, paid with salary, for the use of space, heating and lighting for working from home.
The position is subject to Pension auto-enrollment.

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