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** LOCUM CLERK ** - ** WORTH PARISH COUNCIL **

Closing date
Workplace
Parish Council Office
Hours
25 HOURS PER WEEK
Rate of pay
£40 PER HOUR
Contact
Trevor Leggo
01273 830202 / 07825 506649
trevor.leggo@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.worthparishcouncil.co.uk/index.php
Address
Worth Parish Council
1ST Floor
The Parish Hub
Borers Arms Road
Copthorne
West Sussex
RH10 3ZQ
Description
Worth Parish Council
Locum Clerk required immediately to work from the PC office in Copthorne
25 hours per week, £40 per hour
Worth Parish Council covers the villages of Copthorne & Crawley Down on the West Sussex / Surrey border with an electorate of 8,300 and a precept of £200,000
Whilst the Council is working towards the recruitment of a replacement full time Clerk it requires an experienced locum to manage the work of the Council and supervise two other part time staff, one of whom is responsible for finance.
If you are interested in this opportunity, in the first instance please contact Trevor Leggo, CEO of Sussex & Surrey Associations of Local Councils 01273 830202 or 07825 506649
Trevor.leggo@ssalc.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO APPLICATION PACK FOR THIS VACANCY - CV\'S WELCOME.

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Civic and Office Manager - Bognor Regis Town Council

Closing date
26/08/2016
Workplace
Hours
37 per week
Rate of pay
£26,556 per annum
Contact
Sarah Norman
01243 867744
sarahnorman@bognorregis.gov.uk
http://www.bognorregis.gov.uk
Address
Bognor Regis Town Hall
Clarence Road
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 1LD
Description
Civic and Office Manager Bognor Regis
Council: Bognor Regis Town Council
County: West Sussex
Salary: £26,556 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Closing Date: 26th August 2016
Bognor Regis is a small seaside town with a population of c.24, 000 in the six wards of the town in the county of West Sussex. It is a very pleasant coastal town with many sites of historical interest nearby and is nationally recognised as being one of the sunniest towns in Great Britain.
Following the resignation of a senior member of staff, the Town Council now seeks a Civic and Office Manager to support the Town Clerk in helping the Council achieve its statutory obligations and community objectives. The suitable candidate should have experience in managing a team of staff, be an excellent communicator with a positive \'can do\' attitude and be able to promote the interests of the town by forging strong partnerships within the community.

The role includes the overseeing of the organisation and delivery of Civic services and receptions and liaison with outside bodies in this regard.

The post holder will assist the Town Clerk in the preparation of agendas for Council meetings; attend Council meetings (evenings); supervise the Town Council’s Grant Aid process; produce and organise the distribution of the annual newsletter; and liaise with the Twinning Association and assist in the organisation of twinning events.
The post holder will also assist the Assistant Clerk in the supervision of all staffing records; assessment and delivery of staff and Member training; and the annual staff appraisal process.
We offer an excellent benefits package including competitive salary and local government pension scheme.

The post is full time (37 hours per week), and will require some evening and occasional weekend working. As an employer we are committed to equality of opportunity for all our residents and staff and there may be future opportunities in line with the Council’s policy on succession planning.

An application pack including application forms are available on the website: www.bognorregis.gov.uk or email sarahnorman@bognorregis.gov.uk or phone 01243 867744. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted, applicants must complete and return an application form to apply.

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Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer - Harting Parish Council

Closing date
26/08/2016
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
12 hours per week
Rate of pay
Salary SCP 24-27 currently £11.30-£12.44 per hour
Contact
sbowman1@waitrose.com
Address
Description
HARTING PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
Salary SCP 24-27 currently £11.30-£12.44 per hour
depending on experience and qualifications;
12 hours per week, working from home
including attendance at evening meetings

Harting Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk & RFO with the drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload.

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.

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

For the Job Description & Application Form please email sbowman1@waitrose.com. Please note, applicants must complete and return the application form.

Closing date for all applications: 26 August 2016; interviews will be in the period 31 August to 2 September inclusive.

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Responsible Finance Officer - Ardingly Parish Council

Closing date
26/08/2016
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
5 hours a week
Rate of pay
Salary scale SCP 26. £12 Per Hour.
Contact
Trevor Leggo
01273 830202 / 07825 506649
trevor.leggo@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.ardingly.org/parish-council/
Address
Description
Ardingly Parish Council is looking to appoint a Responsible Financial Officer working 5 hours a week from home, in addition to attending evening meetings as and when required. Salary scale SCP 26.
The Council is situated in the centre of the District of Mid Sussex, some four miles north of Haywards Heath with a population of around 1260. The RFO will work alongside the 11 Councillors and the Parish Clerk who works 18 hours a week, mainly from home. The Council is a pro-active Council and is keen to meet the needs of the community, projects for 16/17 are the refurbishment of the sports pavilion and traffic calming measures for the village.
The Council owns and manages the Recreation Ground which includes a sports pavilion, public toilets, playground and tennis courts. The Parish Council are also Custodian Trustees to Hapstead Hall a village hall that is used by many of the community
The ideal applicant will have experience of finance and will have the ability to deliver work in a timely manner with an understanding of the background behind it together with good communication skills.

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Clerk - Worth Parish Council

Closing date
09/09/2016
Workplace
Parish Council Office
Hours
30 hours per week
Rate of pay
LC3 SCP 39-45 (£34,196 - £39,660pa) pro-rota (£17.77 - £20.61 per hour), subject to qualifications and experience.
Contact
Trevor Leggo
01273 830202 / 07825 506649
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.worthparishcouncil.co.uk
Address
Worth Parish Council
1st Floor,
The Parish Hub,
Borers Arms Road,
Copthorne,
West Sussex,
RH10 3ZQ
Description
Vacancy for a Clerk to the Council: Worth Parish Council

Salary: Local Government Scale LC3 SCP 39-45 (£34,196 - £39,660 pa) pro-rata (£17.77 - £20.61 per hour), subject to qualifications and experience.

Hours: 30 hours per week, to include evening work.

Worth Parish Council is looking to appoint a Clerk to the Council with the drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload. This is a substantial position in a vibrant and active community of some 11,000 people living across our two villages, Copthorne and Crawley Down, making this one of the largest parishes in Mid Sussex. Further planned development across the Parish, will increase the population substantially over the next few years.

The Parish Council has 17 Councillors and is very active, with a number of projects being delivered over the last few years including the population substantially over the next few years.

The Clerk is currently supported by a part time Responsible Financial Office and a part time Assistant Clerk, based in our purpose built offices adjacent to St John\'s Church in Copthorne. The Parish also employs three groundsmen who look after the Councils properties around the two villages.

The Clerk will be responsible for managing the day business of the Council, including the production of agendas and minutes for all council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, as well as providing advice and implementing the council\'s decisions. A knowledge of the workings of a local government and IT skills are essential.

The ideal applicant should have excellent communication and organisational skills, will have administrative experience, a sound financial background and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for workings with residents and local organisations.

Applicants should ideally hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

More detailed information on the roles and responsibilities are included in the recruitment application pack. The pack and application form may be downloaded from the SALC website here:
www.sussexalc.org.uk/vacancies.asp

The closing date for applications is 9th September 2016 with interviews being held in the week commencing 19th September 2016.

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Clerk - Crowborough Town Council

Closing date
16/09/2016
Workplace
Town Hall, Crowborough, East Sussex
Hours
Full Time - 37 hours per week.
Rate of pay
LC4 scp52 – 60 (£46,727 - £58,145) - Dependent on experience and qualifications
Contact
Trevor Leggo
01273 830202 / 07825 506649
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://www.crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk/
Address
Crowborough Town Council
The Town Hall
Broadway
Crowborough
East Sussex
TN6 1DA
Description
CROWBOROUGH TOWN COUNCIL

TOWN CLERK
LC4 scp52 – 60 (£46,727 - £58,145)
Dependent on experience and qualifications

Crowborough Town Council is a progressive, well managed Council in East Sussex representing a population over 22,000 and with a budget of over £1.5million.

The Council is starting on some major projects having recently bought the former district council offices at Pine Grove which it plans to turn into a business hub for the town. The Council is currently preparing a Business Plan and reviewing its staff structure to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.

The Council is looking for a Town Clerk who can lead the Council towards achieving its ambitions.

The successful applicant will have
• A proven management track record
• The ability to manage major projects
• An aptitude for business planning and commitment to developing a wide range of community benefits
• Current local government experience gained at senior officer level
• An understanding of the role of the Town Council and have experience managing the formal administration of a Council
• The ability to manage the expectation of councillors
• Be appropriately qualified or gain the Certificate in Local Council Administration [CiLCA] within one year of joining the Council
• Experience of working with all levels within local government as well as local businesses, the police and other organisations
• Experience in managing staff including the direct labour force
• The ability to represent the Council at many events including social occasions
• Excellent communication skills to reflect the Council in a positive manner at all times
• The ability to attend all meetings of the Council and its Committees which are held in the evenings

A relocation package may be available should the successful candidate have to move to take up the role.

For more information and an application pack please contact lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16th September 2016

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 30th September 2016

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