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Clerk to the Council

Council: Sprotbrough & Cusworth Parish Council

County: South Yorkshire

Salary: National Joint Council LC 3 SCP 33/35 dependent on qualifications & experience

Vacancy for The Clerk to the Council
Hours of work will be 29.6hrs per week over 4 days & will be office based.
Salary will be National Joint Council LC 3 SCP 33/35 dependant on qualifications & experience.
This is an exciting opportunity for a proven leader, innovator and communicator to take on the role of managing council services and the dedicated and hard-working staff team.
The Clerk to the Council will be the Proper Officer of the council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's proper officer.
We have 17 elected Members & employ 9 staff including a deputy clerk & provide a wide range services to our community.
Our new clerk, will have a pivotal role to play as we move forward and will have to demonstrate clear leadership abilities and have a sound understanding of our sector and the opportunities which lie ahead.
Candidates should have:
  • Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) or be willing to obtain it.
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of local council structures and practices and the
  • ability to recognise political/legal consequences of decisions being agreed by members
  • Proven and highly developed leadership and management skills
  • An ability to work evenings when the council or its committees meet
  • Good IT skills
Application forms and supporting details can be obtained from the clerk as below.
Miss A. Unsworth, Clerk to the Council
Telephone: 01302 788093
Website: www.sc-pc.co.uk
Applications must be made by completing the application form; CV’s alone will not be considered.
Closing date for completed applications: 22nd May 2019
Informal enquiries are welcomed.
Interview date(s): 3rd, 6th or 13th June 2019 in the evenings
The successful applicant must have the right to work in the UK under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 and be subject to a DBS check.

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