Vacancy for Parish Clerk - Starting June 2017

Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council



Part-time (15 hours per week)

Flexible hours, Home-based

Salary based on local government NJC scales, point 26, £23,398 up to point

29, £25,951 depending on qualifications and experience. Pro-rata (15hours)

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council. To work part time, commencing on 1st June 2017.

The Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council. He/she deals with the business of the Council, including correspondence, financial bookkeeping and management of records, agenda items and the recording of minutes at all Council Meetings. The Clerk also administers the council web site.

At present there is no Parish Office and the Clerk would be expected to work from home until such time as this is resolved. As such the applicant will be expected to have access to a computer, printer and the internet and will be paid an allowance to cover office expenses. A mobile phone and laptop computer will be provided for council business.

The applicant will have his/her own transport, possess excellent interpersonal skills, must be adaptable and able to interact effectively with Councillors, residents and officers of other organisations.

The post requires approximately 15 hours per week, however, the workload will vary and any additional hours will be paid as overtime at normal rates. The Clerk attends all meetings of the Parish Council. The Council normally meets on the first and third Tuesday evening of the month, except in August and December, commencing at 7.30 pm. occasionally other evening meetings are necessary.

Ideally applicants will have an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Parish Councils and hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be prepared to undertake this qualification.

Details of how to apply, together with a job description and a person specification can be downloaded HERE

CLOSING DATE Friday 28th April 2017