Council: Warfield Parish Council

County: Berkshire

Salary: SCP24-28 £33,024-£36,648

Closing date: 11/03/2024 12:00

Deputy Parish Clerk

Applications must be returned by 11/03/2024 12:00

Location: Warfield, Berkshire primarily office based

Salary: SCP24-28 £33,024-£36,648

Hours: 37 hours per week including some evening meetings and occasional weekend working

Benefits: Contributory pension scheme

Warfield is a growing and changing parish, with an expansion of services and facilities for delivery in the coming years.

Precept: £275,555 for 2024/25

Budget: £393,471

Population: 11,300

Headcount: 7 (for 2024/25)

We operate to halls, allotments and play areas and are developing a new community hub project valued at £13.7m.

Warfield Parish Council is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as Deputy Parish Clerk. This is a pivotal role within our growing and changing council, requiring a highly motivated and proactive individual with excellent organisational, leadership, and administrative skills.

As the Deputy Parish Clerk, you will work closely with the Parish Clerk, providing support and deputising in their absence. The role is varied, and no two days are the same.

As the council embarks on its ambitious project to deliver a new community hub in Warfield, you will play a key role in maintaining and developing our services to our residents and customers.

Additionally, you will possess the ability to effectively present information to councillors and have the requisite skills and knowledge to clerk committee meetings under your purview and council meetings in the Clerk’s absence.

A solid understanding of local government legislation, finance, and procedures is essential.

No specific qualifications necessary. The council will support your development through professional qualifications.

Closing date: 12noon on Monday 11 March 2024

Full details and application process on our website

For an informal chat, contact Jason Mawer, Parish Clerk on 01344 457777