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Vacancy for Assistant Parish Clerk

FRADLEY & STREETHAY PARISH COUNCIL

Working hours: 20 hours per week (exact working pattern to be agreed with the successful applicant)

Salary: NJC scale SCP 23-24 £14.41 per hour (£26,226.20 full time equivalent)

Fradley and Streethay Parish Council is seeking candidates for the vacancy of Assistant Parish Council Clerk.

The Council is dedicated to promoting the best interests of its residents, providing quality services and fostering a strong and inclusive sense of community identity. If you want to make a real difference to the local community and you have the right skills, knowledge, experience and disposition, then this challenging and rewarding role will provide that opportunity.

The postholder will support the Clerk and Parish Councillors in their strategic aims. The role will be home based initially, although a new Parish Council Office and Community Hub is planned to further enhance communication with residents. As well as general responsibilities across the full range of Parish activities, the successful applicant will take a central role in ensuring that the Parish Council’s communications are effective and professional via social media, its website, printed publications and events.

Some evening work will be required in order to attend Parish Council meetings.

The salary range is provided in the detailed recruitment information pack.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success and experience working in the local government sector or have a background in areas which require attention to detail, accuracy, good communication skills, sensitivity, professionalism and integrity. Also as important will be a real interest in the village and a dedication to delivering services of the highest quality to residents, businesses and visitors.

Training will be tailored to the needs of the successful candidate.

If this sounds interesting to you and you wish to be considered for the role, please download the recruitment information pack and application form from the Parish Council website https://www.fradleyandstreethayparishcouncil.gov.uk

or contact the Parish Council Clerk/RFO Clare Orme on 0771 9599132

or via email clerk@fandspc.org for more information.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 22 October 2021, interviews to take place on Friday 29 October 2021.

Vacancy for Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

BRIDGTOWN PARISH COUNCIL

Bridgtown Parish Council has a vacancy for an experienced clerk. A background in local government would be advantageous. Hours are currently 4 per week, paid according to SLCC/NALC Guidelines and dependent on experience. The outgoing clerk is paid on Scale 12 which equates to £11.53 per hour.

The successful applicant would be expected to work from home. A laptop computer will be provided to facilitate this.

The Clerk will be responsible for the day to day administration of the Parish Council, dealing with correspondence, preparing agendas and minutes and attending Council Meetings.

The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer of the Council and would be expected to prepare the financial records for audit, in accordance with the Audit Regulations which apply to Parish Councils.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please provide a written application with the name, address and telephone number of two referees to: Mrs Val Jones, Chair Bridgtown Parish Council valeriejones@cannockchasedc.gov.uk

Informal enquiries are welcomed please contact either the Chair, Val Jones on 01543 571056 or the outgoing Parish Clerk Janine Arm 01543 448614

Advert posted: 22nd September 2021

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