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Rous Lench Parish Council – Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Rous Lench Parish Council – Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Rous Lench Parish Council is seeking to appoint a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). Our ideal candidate must be well organised, able to use their initiative and have strong administrative, communication and financial skills and an interest in community matters.

This is a permanent part-time vacancy (approx. 4.5 hours per week) and the Clerk will be required to attend all Parish Council meetings, which are generally held every two months on a Monday evening at Rous Lench Village Hall. This would suit someone in a similar role looking to extend their hours.

Salary: Based on NALC’s current salary scale – up to £15 per hour. Negotiable depending upon relevant qualifications and experience. The Council will provide necessary equipment to fulfil the role.

Start date: From August. Availability required during August for handover.

To apply: for a full job description/person specification and application form, please contact the current Clerk & RFO, Hazel Robinson on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information about the role please contact the current Clerk via the email above or for an informal chat Tel: 07882617730

Closing date for applications: End of the day Friday 15th July 2022.

CLERK’S VACANCY CLEEVE PRIOR PARISH COUNCIL

CLEEVE PRIOR PARISH COUNCIL

CLERK’S VACANCY


The Parish Council is seeking a self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council.

36 hours per month. Salary:  LC1 (13-17) to LC2 (18-23) £22,021 to £25,295 pro rata (based on experience & qualifications).

The successful candidate will generally work from home, but must be prepared to attend evening meetings when required. Some work may require meeting representatives and contractors on site.  We have eleven parish council meetings, held monthly in the evenings except for August. Although there may be additional meetings as and when required.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to understand and interpret local government law; possess skills in financial management; a willingness to learn and show a positive response to challenge and change. Experience in office IT is essential.

 Local council benefits such as a pension scheme may apply; training and holiday pay will apply. 

Further details can be obtained by contacting the Chairman on 01789 772 814 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Applications should be made by submitting a CV to the Chairman before 9 July 2022.

Broadwas and Cotheridge Clerk and RFO vacancy

Advert for Broadwas and Cotheridge Clerk and RFO vacancy

The Parish Council is seeking a self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council.

8 hours per week. Salary:  LC2 SCP 24 – 28 £28,672 - £32,234 pro rata (based on experience & qualifications).

The role is home based but the successful candidate must be prepared to attend evening meetings. Some work may require meeting representatives and contractors on site.  We have ten parish council meetings, held every month (except August and December) on the second Tuesday of the month, in the evening, and there may be additional meetings as and when required.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to understand and interpret local government law; possess skills in financial management; a willingness to learn and show a positive response to challenge and change. A high level of competence in office IT is essential.

Ideally applicants will hold the CiLCA qualification, if not there is an expectation that candidates will work towards this with support from the council.

 Local council benefits such as a pension scheme, training and holiday pay will apply. 

Further details can be obtained by contacting the Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications should be made by submitting a CV to the Clerk.

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 20 – 24,  £26,446 – £29,174, 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.
  3. Be able to work effectively and independently.
  4. 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.
  5. Be able to prepare agendas and take accurate minutes to be posted on the Council’s website.
  6. Able to ensure that Belbroughton and Fairfield Parish Council are kept up to date, conform with current legislation and documentation.
  7. 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.
  8. To liaise with District and County Councillors and members as necessary.
  9. To liaise with the Parish Lengthsman and contractors as necessary including payments of invoices.
  10. To deal with and process planning applications on the Bromsgrove District Council Planning Portal.
  11. To respond to residents’ enquiries promptly and with courtesy.

Application forms and the full role specification can be obtained from Ruth Mullett, Acting Clerk by emailing at belbroughtonandfairfield-pc.info. If you have any questions prior to applying, then please contact Ruth Mullett on Tel: 07967 501943 to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing date for applications:        30th June 2022

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. 

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