Opportunities

General Info

Council: Street Parish Council

County: Somerset

Salary: SCP 31 – 35 £34,728 to £38,890 pa depending on experience and qualification

Closing date: 16/03/2022 16:00

Deputy Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 16/03/2022 16:00

Salary: SCP 31 – 35 £34,728 to £38,890 pa depending on experience and qualification

Hours: Full Time 37 hours a week preferred; job share considered – (some evening work required). This is a permanent appointment.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated person to join a small and active team working at the heart of a vibrant Somerset community.

If you have:

  • Good organisational and project planning skills
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • A sound understanding of financial systems
  • A confident, sensitive, friendly and polite manner
  • Discretion and ability to deal with confidential matters

Yes? We have an exciting opportunity to develop a new career!

Working in the council offices, just off the High Street, you will have a key role, working with a team of 16 Councillors who are keen to improve their community. The successful applicant will be either CiLCA qualified or willing to obtain the qualification within 12 months from appointment. The current Clerk/RFO will retire in Spring 2023, providing an opportunity to be considered for promotion to this post.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Undertaking all aspects of the Council’s work including attending meetings, preparing agendas and reports (some evening work required)
  • preparation of financial reports
  • implementation of specified

For further information and an application pack, or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Linda Ruff, Parish Clerk on 01458 440588 or email street.parish@street-pc.gov.uk

Details also on our website: www.street-pc.gov.uk

Closing Date: 4pm 16 March 2022

Interviews: 28 March 2022

Street Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme is offered to all employees