Vacancies

Worcestershire County Association of Local Councils

Twyning Parish Council Vacancy for Clerk/RFO

– Vacancy for Clerk/RFO commencing on 1st September 2024 or 16th September at latest.

Twyning Parish Council is looking for a highly motivated, organised, and committed
person with an interest in the local community. The candidate should also be someone who has experience in efficient administrative practices, collaborative working and understands financial management.
Experience in local government or town/parish council work is desirable but not essential.
Applicants need to be enthusiastic, flexible, and community-focused with a hands-on style and with sound administrative, interpersonal, and IT skills in order to work successfully with Councillors, external stakeholders & organisations, and community groups.

12 hours per week working from home, with attendance at monthly evening Committee and Council meetings and very occasional daytime site meetings in Twyning.  

Salary commensurate with experience LC2 (SCP18-23 £29269 - £32076 pro rata). Travel/office expenses and NEST pension.

For full job description please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CVs with 2 employer references to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of 16th August

Clerk vacancy - Cleeve Prior Parish Council

Clerk vacancy - Cleeve Prior Parish Council

 

Cleeve Prior is a small rural village of about 450 residents in the district of Wychavon.

Job - Part-time - Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

         7.5hrs per week/30hrs per month

         Salary - NALC pay scale - dependent on experience but salary negotiable for a highly    experienced and qualified candidate.

Cleeve Prior Parish Council are looking to employ an experienced, enthusiastic and self motivated person to take on the role of Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) to support the Parish Council in delivering its services efficiently and effectively.

The Parish Council meet on the second Monday of the month at 7.30pm

At present we meet every month except August.

 

You should have : Financial management experience including budgeting

Proficiency in IT and financial software.

Proven experience in a similar role.

Good administration and organisation skills.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

A sound understanding of local government and other organisations is desirable.

Although not essential, ideally we would like you to possess the CilCA or be working towards this qualification.

To discuss the position further or to arrange an informal meeting please contact

 

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Deputy Clerk Vacancy- Kempsey Parish Council

Kempsey Parish Council

Vacancy – Deputy Parish Clerk – part time.

Kempsey Parish Council is seeking a part time Deputy Clerk to support and enhance the services

and projects of this large and active Parish Council. The successful applicant will join the Parish

Office team to assist the Clerk across a range of activities including the minuting of meetings but

with particular responsibility for communications, contracts and facilities management. The Deputy

Clerk will act for the Clerk when she is on leave, supported by the Administrative Assistant, and

this may occasionally involve evening meetings of the Council.

 

The position is for 22.5 hours per week in the first instance. The Parish Office is located at WR5

3LQ with on site parking but working at home one day per week is likely for which a laptop will be

provided.

 

Essential skills for the job are excellent IT skills, good organisational and communications abilities

and the ability to work with individuals of varying backgrounds and interests. Applications are

welcome from individuals without CILCA qualifications and support for training would be given.

The starting salary is pro rata of SCP 18 (£29,269 p.a.) equivalent to £15.21 per hour plus the

opportunity to enrol in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

For further information about Kempsey Parish Council visit www.kempseyhub.co.uk To discuss the

position, or to request an application form, please contact Sharon Baxter, Clerk & Responsible

Financial Officer on 01905 828183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2024

Lengthsman Vacancy Pinvin PC

PINVIN Parish Council are seeking to appoint a Lengthsman (preferably qualified) for 2024/25.

The Parish Lengthsman is a self-employed person who can really make a difference to the community environment by maintaining roadside verges and drainage. The work may be expanded to include other small-scale maintenance work.  Appropriate basic training on the hazards of working in the highway and standards of work to be achieved will be provided.


The Lengthsman will be required to travel around the parish at short notice.

Interested parties should contact The Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 22nd July 2024

BELBROUGHTON AND FAIRFIELD PARISH COUNCIL CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

BELBROUGHTON AND FAIRFIELD PARISH COUNCIL

CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

Belbroughton and Fairfield Parish Council is seeking to appoint an innovative, forward thinking, and proactive Parish Clerk and RFO to assist the council in achieving its targets and aspirations.  The Parish Clerk will have the responsibility for ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out and will work actively with elected members to help develop existing services.

20 hours per week (including evening meetings)
A candidate can be expected to be appointed on the current NALC salary scale SCP 24 – 28, £33,024 – £36,648, pro rata, dependant on holding the appropriate qualifications and experience.  Salary negotiable for highly experienced and qualified candidates.

The successful candidate will be based at home but must be prepared to attend evening meetings when required.  The Council and Committees currently meet on the first and third Mondays of each month respectively.   Some work may require meeting representatives and contractors on site. 

The individual we appoint would be ideally qualified and hold the CiLCA qualification, however applicants who are willing to study towards, or are at present working towards this qualification, are welcome to apply.

Suitable applicants should be able to demonstrate confidence and proficiency within the necessary requirements: -

  1. Ability to manage correspondence for and on behalf of Belbroughton and Fairfield Parish Council, including incoming and outgoing email.
  2. Compliance in IT literacy, the Parish Council currently uses Windows 10 application together with Microsoft Word and Excel software packages, and other media platforms.
  • Be able to work effectively and independently.
  1. To be compliant in QuickBooks Software Accountancy Package or willing to learn. To manage a diverse range of working within the Parish Council accounts, such as, monthly financial reporting, budget preparation, managing the cash assets, property portfolio, presenting reports for Internal and External Audit, consolidating of invoices and payments, sending out invoices and receiving payment and making payments to the various bank accounts via on-line banking.
  2. Be able to prepare agendas and take accurate minutes to be posted on the Council’s website.
  3. Able to ensure that Belbroughton and Fairfield Parish Council are kept up to date, conform with current legislation and documentation.
  • The candidate will be expected to work from home and to work flexibility over 20 hours per week. Some extra could be included for specific projects and training.
  • To liaise with District and County Councillors and members as necessary.
  1. To liaise with the Parish Lengthsman and contractors as necessary including payments of invoices.
  2. To deal with and process planning applications on the Bromsgrove District Council Planning Portal.
  3. To respond to residents’ enquiries promptly and with courtesy.

Application forms and the full role specification can be obtained by emailing at belbroughtonandfairfield-pc.info. If you have any questions prior to applying, then please contact Simon Nock, Chairman on Tel: 07966 138298 to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing date for applications:         26th July 2024

Belbroughton and Fairfield Parish Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  See: (Equality and diversity policy)

 Appointments will be made on merit in a fair and transparent process. 

Vacancy for Lengthsman -Cleeve Prior Parish Council

Vacancy for a Lengthsman with Cleeve Prior Parish Council

Cleeve Prior Parish Council is currently seeking a parish Lengthsman. The work averages at approximately 10 hours per month but the level of work is variable throughout the year. Working on a self-employed basis. Training will be provided.

Please contact the Clerk on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details or any questions relating to the position.

Vacancy for Civic & Administrative Assistant – Bewdley Town Council

Vacancy for Civic & Administrative Assistant – Bewdley Town Council

Applications are invited for the position of Civic & Administrative Assistant at Bewdley Town Council covering 27.5 hours. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

This is a permanent position on a salary scale of SCP 5 – 8 £23,500 - £24,702 pro rata, (£17,466.22 - £18,359.59) (pay award pending). £12.21 per hour.

The role will be varied and will support the Town Clerk, the Mayor and the Council at its office at 6 Load Street Bewdley.

Experience of working in a busy office environment and excellent IT literacy is essential; knowledge of local government and of the local area preferred. This role is office based and has an element of lone working.

Candidates should be focussed, proactive, diplomatic, flexible in outlook and able to work with minimum supervision.

Application forms available from the town council website bewdleytowncouncil.org/vacancies or by emailing the Town Clerk at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lengthsman Vacancy- Hill & Moor Parish

HILL & MOOR PARISH COUNCIL are seeking to appoint a Lengthsman for 2024/25 from immediate effect. 

The Parish Lengthsman is a self-employed person who can really make a difference to the community environment by maintaining roadside verges and drainage within the Parish. Appropriate basic training on the hazards of working in the highway and standards of work to be achieved will be provided by Worcestershire County Council.

This contract for services is for one year in the first instance, to be reviewed on 1st April 2025Hours and hourly rate to be negotiated and confirmed.

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Lengthsman Availability

CALC has been given the contact details from Ombersley Parish Council of a lengthsman who has availability for some hours of work

Please contact Paul at 

Paul Brewer – Brewers Best Ltd

01905 621144

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Lengthsman Vacancy

Kington & Dormston Parish Council

 

Kington and Dormston Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Lengthsman for 2024/25 from immediate effect. 

The Parish Lengthsman is a self-employed person who can really make a difference to the community environment by maintaining roadside verges and drainage in Kington & Dormston. The work may be expanded to include other small-scale maintenance work.  Appropriate basic training on the hazards of working in the highway and standards of work to be achieved will be provided by Worcestershire County Council.

This contract for services is for one year in the first instance, to be reviewed on 1st April 2025. Hours and hourly rate to be negotiated and confirmed.

Interested applicants should contact the Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date:  20th  April 2024

 

Vacancy for a Lengthsman with Churchill & Blakedown Parish Council

Vacancy for a Lengthsman with Churchill & Blakedown Parish Council

CHURCHILL & BLAKEDOWN PARISH COUNCIL is currently seeking a parish Lengthsman to cover the areas of Churchill and Blakedown. The work averages at approximately 4 hours per week but the level of work is variable throughout the year. Working on a self-employed basis. Training will be provided.

Please contact the Clerk on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details or answers to any questions relating to the position.

Clerk Vacancy- Bushley Parish Council

Bushley Parish Council

Vacancy – Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

A vacancy has arisen for a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to Bushley Parish Council to commence July 2024, due to the retirement of the outgoing Clerk. The position is for 25 hours per month, working from home, so good internet access is required. There is normally one meeting per month on the 4th Tuesday at 7pm at Bushley Village Hall.

The Clerk/RFO is responsible for preparing the agenda for meetings, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence (emails), managing accounts, overseeing a budget, VAT returns, PAYE, organising audits and keeping the website updated. A Laptop will be provided and you must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office 365.  Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential.

The Clerk’s role also involves ensuring the Parish Council follows correct procedures and acts within its powers. Previous experience working as a Parish Clerk and/or knowledge of Local Government would be desirable, although training can be provided.

Salary is based on the NALC salary scales and will be dependent upon experience.

Closing date for applications 9th May 2024

To discuss the position, or to request an application form, please contact the Clerk by Tel: 01684 293834. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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