Council: Eynsham Parish Council

County: Oxfordshire

Salary: LC2 (SCP 29-32) £37,336 - £40,221 plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: 17/06/2024

Clerk to the Council

Applications must be returned by 17/06/2024

Location: Core working hours at the Parish Council’s office at Eynsham Village Hall (OX29 4QW) with remaining hours worked from home

Remuneration: Salary Scale LC2 (SCP 29-32) £37,336 – £40,221 plus Local Government Pension Scheme (Oxfordshire County Council)

Hours: Full time – 37 hours per week

Eynsham Parish Council is seeking a new Clerk with leadership, local government expertise and great communication skills for this full-time post. The role is a management position working with the Deputy Clerk, 5 other employees and up to 15 councillors.

The Clerk is Head of Paid Staff and manages the Council’s £388,506 budget with the Responsible Financial Officer. The role requires a general understanding of planning legislation applicable to local government including CIL/S106, Neighbourhood Planning and a keen interest in the future developments in the Parish.

The position requires an individual with strong organisational and inter-personal skills who has some experience in financial/accounting management. A positive attitude to transparency, standards and good governance is required to hold and improve upon the Council’s Foundation Award. Applicants need to be IT proficient (in particular Microsoft Office) and can ideally intuitively use adhoc software applications.

The role is 37 hours per week with core hours undertaken at the Council’s office in the Village Hall working alongside the Deputy Clerk (other hours are worked from home). Attendance at periodic evening meetings in Eynsham will be required. Office equipment is provided.

Salary range: SCP 29-32 (£37,336 – £40,221) and Oxfordshire County Council Local Government Pension Scheme. 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.

Training will be provided where necessary.

Interviews Thursday 20th/Friday 21st June 2024.

A Job Pack and application form is available here (CV’s not accepted)

Closing dated extended to Sunday 16 June 2024.