Council: Chalford Parish Council

County: Gloucestershire

Salary: SCP 27-32 (£33,820 to £38,296 pro rata) dependent upon experience

Closing date: 28/01/2023

Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 28/01/2023

Our busy and proactive Parish Council is seeking applicants for the post of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The vacancy represents an excellent opportunity for an individual with the right skills, knowledge, experience and disposition to take on this rewarding role.

The role is 30 hours per week, based at the Parish Council’s offices in Chalford. Holiday entitlement is according to length of service and NJC National Agreement. Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme is available.

You will have a proven record in administration and financial management with experience of managing a small team ideally in the local government sector.

Occasional attendance at evening council meetings is required where you will take minutes and provide advice on legal and statutory matters.

If the successful candidate is not qualified then the opportunity to study for CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) will be supported by the council.

Comprehensive job descriptions and a person specification are available on request. The Council’s website also includes full details.

How to apply:

  • Please send a current up to-date CV together with:
  • A cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the job descriptions and the person specification and what you can bring to the role and provide specific examples.
  • The closing date for applications is 28 January 2023.
  • Interviews will be held during week commencing 12 February 2023.

Please phone or email requesting an application pack. Completed applications should be emailed to The Clerk at [email protected].

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Parish Clerk, Christine Prince on 01453 887204.