Parish clerk / Finance officer

Posted 23 February by Capita Managed Services Ending soon

Danbury Parish Council


(Full time post)

Danbury Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (due to the retirement of the current post-holder) who will take overall responsibility for the Council's day to day operations whilst helping develop and implement its future growth strategy and associated plans.

An appropriate qualification in local government administration is essential and therefore the successful applicant must hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Scale Point 32 £28,485 (NALC/SLCC) for 37 hours per week.
Hours of work are 37 per week to be agreed. The Clerk is also required to attend evening meetings, which are normally held on a Monday or Wednesday (average of 3 evening meetings a month - time of in lieu is given for these).
To work together with two Assistant Clerks, a Neighbourhood Plan Co-ordinator and Groundsman as part of a small friendly team providing advice and administrative support to the Parish Council. To liaise with Councillors, members of staff, local authority officers, outside organisations and members of the public as required.
The Clerk works from the Parish Council Office at the Old Schoolhouse, Main Road, Danbury CM3 4NQ.

A person specification and job description can be downloaded from the Parish Council website Applications will be by CV and a covering letter explaining what you have to offer Danbury Parish Council. Please provide two referees one of which should be your current/most recent employer. Please mark your application as private and confidential and addressed to the Chairman of the Parish Council at the address below. Informal enquiries to the undersigned.

(Please do not click apply on the Working for Essex page, as your application will not come through to Parish Council)

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 3rd April, 2018
Interviews will take place on Saturday 14th April 2018.
Margaret Saunders PSLCC
Parish Clerk
Danbury Parish Council
The Old School House, Main Road, Danbury, Chelmsford CM3 4NQ
Office Opening times 9.15am - 1pm, Monday to Friday

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Required skills

  • An appropriate qualification in local government administration is essential

Reference: 34543249

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