Council: Poringland Parish Council
Salary: SCP 39 - 47 (£35,229 - £42,806) per annum
37 hours per week (flexible including evening meetings)
Poringland Parish Council seeks a committed and enthusiastic individual who will undertake the role of Clerk to the Council, including the statutory roles of Responsible Financial Officer and Proper Officer. The role will include the day to day management of the Council, its staff and its administration, as well as management of the Council’s finances.
Poringland Parish Council is a forward-thinking and successful Council with an expenditure budget of around £250,000/annum. The Council is currently involved with a number of exciting projects including the development of a 14 acre recreation site, and the Clerk will be expected to drive these initiatives forward to successful delivery.
The Full Council meets on the last Wednesday of the month, with Committee and Advisory Group meetings on other Wednesday evenings in the month (totalling approx. 35 meetings per year). The Clerk will advise the Council on the development of policies and objectives as well as implementing the decisions of the Council. The Clerk is accountable to the Council.
The successful applicant should have a good level of education, with excellent communication, management and interpersonal skills. A background in local government will be an advantage. The successful candidate will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration or be willing to qualify for this within 12 months. In return the Council offers a good rate of pay, the Local Government Pension Scheme, and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Applicants are invited to read the application pack which forms part of the terms and conditions of appointment. For further details or a confidential discussion contact:-
Mr Tim Boucher – Chairman
C/o Poringland Parish Council
Community Centre, Overtons Way
Telephone 01508 492182
Applications by application form only to the postal address above, marked ‘CONFIDENTIAL – CLERK TO THE COUNCIL’ or email to email@example.com
Closing date: 9am, Friday 24th August 2018
Poringland Parish Council is committed to equality and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the person specification. Reasonable adjustments will be made to the recruitment and employment process on request. View our Equal Opportunities Policy at https://www.poringlandparishcouncil.gov.uk/uploads/4/2/6/1/42611939/equal_opportunities_policy.pdf