Opportunities

General Info

Council: Hordle Parish Council

County: Hampshire

Salary: £28-30,000 pa according to qualifications and experience, plus enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: 24/03/2021

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 24/03/2021

This is a full-time position, 37 hours a week. Some flexibility is essential in order to attend evening meetings and represent the council at events as necessary. Salary range in the region of £28-30,000 pa according to qualifications and experience, plus enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

At present, working from home, but normally based at the Parish Office alongside the Deputy Clerk and the Grounds/Handyperson.

The person appointed will require good interpersonal and communication skills, be an effective manager and competent to act as the Council’s Proper Officer. CILCA qualified, with clerk experience or of a similar nature.

The clerk is expected to provide sound advice to the council in line with the legal requirements and work with the council to expedite projects and decisions. Good IT and literacy skills are required as are reliability and integrity.

Ideally the appointee should have sufficient financial experience to maintain SAGE accounts and manage the financial affairs of the council including drawing up an annual budget and precept request, PAYE, HMRC returns and pension payments, monthly bank reconciliations and year-end accounts in preparation for audit.

Closing Date for applications – 24th March 2021

Job Descriptions, person specification and application form can be downloaded from the council website here.

Or below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Completed applications should be returned to the Chairman, Cllr. Maggie Hill at Maggie.hill@hordleparishcouncil.gov.uk

Telephone: 01425 614609 for any queries.