Job Vacancies

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Locum Clerk - Westhampnett Parish Council

Closing date
Workplace
Hours
Rate of pay
£25 ph
Contact
Greg Burt
01403 782555
westhampnettclerk@gmail.com
http://www.westhampnettpc.co.uk/Pages/default.aspx
Address
Description

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Part time Planning Adviser - Chichester City Council

Closing date
Workplace
Hours
Rate of pay
Contact
Rodney Duggua
01243 788502
clerk@chichestercity.gov.uk
http://chichestercity.gov.uk/
Address
Description
If you are a qualified town planner with a few hours to spare each week, Chichester City Council will be pleased to hear from you.

The long serving Planning Adviser is retiring shortly and the City Council is seeking a replacement to provide guidance and advice on applications received within the City.

For an informal discussion about the post and the terms of employment in the first instance please contact Rodney Duggua.

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Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Offer - Pembury Parish Council

Closing date
17/02/2017
Workplace
Council office
Hours
32 hours per week
Rate of pay
For a fully qualified CILCA Parish Clerk or suitable qualification the pay scale would be Point 35 on the NJC scale (£30,785 pro rata).
Contact
Mrs B Russell
01892 823193
clerk@pemburypc.kentparishes.gov.uk
Address
Council Office, Lower Green Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury, Kent. TN2 4DZ
Description
PEMBURY PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer


Pembury Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to take over from the current Clerk, who retires on 31st March 2017.

This post will involve the management of office staff and the Parish Council Grounds Staff (currently 3) along with all duties and responsibilities normally associated with the roles.

The position is for 32 hours per week, which will include evening meetings as required and will be paid according to experience and professional qualifications. For a fully qualified CILCA Parish Clerk or suitable qualification the pay scale would be Point 35 on the NJC scale (£30,785 pro rata).


The successful applicant would ideally be suitably qualified in Local Council Administration or willing to work towards this qualification. The applicant should possess strong administrative, financial and communication skills both written and oral, along with minute taking skills – shorthand would be an advantage. The ability to liaise with external groups, in particular local government and other partners would be required.

The applicant should also be fully conversant with Microsoft Office packages with at least intermediate level in Word and Excel. The Council is looking to enhance its social media presence so experience in social and digital media would be desirable.

For further details and an application form please contact:
Mrs B Russell, Clerk to the Council, Council Office, Lower Green Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury, Kent. TN2 4DZ. Telephone: 01892 823193.

email: clerk@pemburypc.kentparishes.gov.uk.


Closing date for applications - 17th February 2017

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Parish Clerk - Witley Parish Council

Closing date
23/02/2017
Workplace
Council office
Hours
30 hours per week with the necessity to attend regular evening meetings
Rate of pay
LC3 SCP 40 – 44 (from 01/04/2017) £35,444 - £39.177(pro rata)
Contact
Lois Crouch
01273 830203
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://witley-pc.gov.uk/
Address
Witley Parish Council
Council Office
Milford Village Hall
Portsmouth Road
Milford, Surrey
GU8 5DS
Description
Witley Parish Council is a forwarding-looking Council in Surrey, run by a small, dedicated and efficient team. It represents a population of over 8,000 and has a budget of just under £230,000. In addition to the administration of the Council the Clerk has managerial responsibility for the open spaces and assets owned by the Council which include, play areas, sports grounds, a cemetery, allotments and closed churchyard. The staff and Council structure can be found in the application pack.

In seeking a new Clerk for this dynamic and diverse post, the Council is looking for someone who has the skills to carry forward its ambitions. They should have excellent organisational, leadership, financial and administrative abilities, a good knowledge of local government and an understanding of the public and commercial sectors.
The successful applicant will already have, or be prepared to undertake, the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Interviews to take place on 13/03/2017.

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Town Clerk - Arundel Town Council

Closing date
01/03/2017
Workplace
Arundel Town Hall
Hours
130 hours per month
Rate of pay
SCP 43 – 47, [£38,237 - £41,967 pa pro rata]
Contact
Lois Crouch
01273 830203 OR 01273 830202
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.arundeltowncouncil.gov.uk/main.cfm
Address
Arundel Town Hall, Maltravers St, Arundel BN18 9AP
Description
The Town Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to become Town Clerk from May 2017
A Council steeped in history and tradition with a Minute Book dating back to 1539 but forward thinking with its objectives firmly set on support for its residents in dealing with infrastructure issues. Such challenges as future improvements to the A27, ensuring the town’s Neighbourhood Plan remains robust, flooding in the Arun Valley are all currently at the forefront of the Town Councils vision for the future.
The person appointed is likely to have proven experience in managing an organisation of similar size and complexity with a thorough understanding of the challenges facing local authorities in general but with a particular emphasis on Planning matters.
Closing date, 1st March, interviews to be held on 20th March
Download a recruitment pack at http://www.sussexalc.org.uk/vacancies.asp
For an informal discussion about the post you may contact Trevor Leggo, Chief Executive, Sussex & Surrey Associations of Local Councils who has been retained to assist the Town Council, 01273 830202, 07825 506649

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Clerk - Selborne Parish Council

Closing date
06/03/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
Flexible 15 hours per week
Rate of pay
Salary range of LC1-SCP 23-25 – LC2-SCP 26-29 pro-rata, depending on qualifications and experience.
Contact

http://www.hampshirealc.org.uk.
Address
Description
This is an interesting opportunity to work from home, providing the full range of Parish Council responsibilities to Selborne Parish Council and its three rural villages, Selborne, Oakhanger and Blackmoor. You will also be responsible for the financial management of the Council.

Full Parish Council meetings are held monthly in the evenings, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Occasional additional meetings are held as required.


Application packs are available from www.hampshirealc.org.uk.

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Clerk to the Council - Greenham Parish Council

Closing date
06/03/2017
Workplace
Hours
Circa 25 hours per week.
Rate of pay
SCP 30-34 - £26,822- £30,153 p.a. (pro-rata) depending on skills and experience
Contact
Julian Swift-Hook
07799 888444
julian@swift-hook.co.uk
http://www.greenham.gov.uk/
Address
Suite 23 Liberty House, Greenham Business Park, Greenham, Berkshire RG19 6HW
Description
Greenham Parish Council in West Berkshire needs a driven, motivated and high performing individual to take on the role of Clerk to the Council and drive the delivery of the Council’s objectives.

Applicants need to be able to demonstrate they have the necessary strategic vision and leadership skills in addition to having previous experience of working in Local Government, including formal Committee work (e.g. agenda preparation, minute taking).

Applicants must also have proven experience of line management of staff, financial management, and strong communication skills with the ability to maintain relations with the public and key external bodies and have a willingness to identify and pursue ongoing personal development
opportunities.

Greenham is a very attractive place to live and work and you could help our Council promote its services and uphold a good reputation within the local community. For further information on this role, please download a recruitment pack from www.greenham.gov.uk or write to the Chairman, Councillor Julian Swift-Hook at julian@swift-hook.co.uk

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

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00 p.m. Monday 6 March 2017. Interviews are planned for Tuesday 14 March 2017.

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Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Offer - Plumpton Parish Council

Closing date
17/03/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
17 hours per week
Rate of pay
£11.55 per hour plus pension
Contact
Trevor Leggo
01273 830202 / 07825 506649
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.plumptonpc.co.uk/
Address
Working from home including attendance at evening meetings
Description
Plumpton Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk & RFO with the drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload including the Plumpton Neighbourhood plan process.

In addition to managing the day-to-day work of the Parish Council, the post holder will work closely with Councillors to plan and implement the aims and objectives of the Council.

The ideal applicant will have financial & administrative experience, the ability to deliver projects on time within budget and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for working with residents and local organisations.

Closing date for all applications: 17 March 2017
Interviews expected: week commencing 27 March 2017

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