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Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer 

Council : Bromyard & Winslow Town Council

County : Herefordshire

Salary : In accordance with NALC & SLCC recommended rates - LC3 43-47 (£38,237 - £41,967) pro rata, depending on experience

Part Time : 30 hours per week

Pension : It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be enrolled in the Council auto-enrolment scheme at an employer contribution rate in excess of the statutory minimum, or other arrangements may be considered. 

Bromyard & Winslow Town Council is seeking to appoint a proactive, forward-thinking and highly organised Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The successful candidate will be expected to possess excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills together with a thorough knowledge of Council administration, financial management, Local Government legislation and governance.

The Clerk will be required to give advice and implement decisions across the complete range of Council activities. The ability to work independently and effectively with councillors, members of the public, business and third sector organisations and other bodies is essential.

Precept - £220,000

Population - 4,500 (anticipated to rise by 15% over the plan period)

Staff - Clerk, Deputy Clerk, Admin. Officer, Handyman, Gardener and Cleaner

Assets - The Old Vicarage Complex (including the Heritage Centre and Town Green), 2 car

parks, public toilets, burial ground, allotments and riverside walk

Bromyard is a lively small market town on the borders of Worcestershire and Herefordshire and is renowned for an immensely strong community spirit and for a wealth of volunteer-organised festivals and events.

An application pack and further details can be obtained by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by ringing the Town Council offices on 01885 482825.

Closing date for applications - Friday 20th October 2017

Start date - Spring 2018



Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

A Parish Clerk and Financial Officer is required for the vacancy that has arisen at Defford and Besford Parish Council.

The position requires an experienced clerk to work 6 hours per week, producing meeting agendas and minutes for all council meetings. Responsible for the implementation of council policies, liaising with members of the public, the lengthsman, outside parties, managing budgets, accounts, financial records and annual audit. Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, advising council on policies and activities.

The Council meets bi-monthly, training will be available.

Please apply to; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for an application form. Closing date for applications September 29th 2017




Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Preston on Stour Parish Council requires a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

Duties include: producing agendas and minutes for all council meetings, liaising with outside bodies, managing budgets and keeping financial records, financial and operational reporting, ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements, advising the council on policies and activities and enacting the decisions of the council

REQUIREMENTS: An interest in rural communities and local government.  Some evening work and ability to work from home.  Obtained or willing to work towards CiLCA qualifications.

Currently 10hours per month

Salary: NJC scales SCP 18 (£9.392 per hour) – SCP 23 (£11.054 per hour) depending on experience.

For a full job description please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it







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Internal Audit

The council must have an adequate and effective system of internal audit of the council's accounting

records and control systems, as well as carrying out a review of its effectiveness.

This should be undertaken on a regular basis.