Opportunities

General Info

Council: Meriden Parish Council

County: Warwickshire

Salary: Salary is paid pro rata based on experience and qualifications. NJC Scale LC1 scale points 5 to 17

Closing date: 29/08/2022

Deputy Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Applications must be returned by 29/08/2022

Meriden Parish Council seeks to appoint a Deputy Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to start as soon as possible. The role will involve supporting the existing Parish Clerk providing administrative support to ensure the efficient running of the Parish Office. Experience is desirable, but not essential.

  • Can you fit in well to a friendly, high performing, committed and flexible team?
  • A can-do person who will add value with the right skills to lead on projects working alongside the community.
  • Are you an organizer?
  • Interested in local community?
  • Enjoy dealing with the unexpected?
  • Do you have good IT and Accounts skills?
  • Are you a good communicator?

 

Far more interesting than just Minutes and Agendas with lots of training sessions and mentoring support available. A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA qualification) is highly desirable, or candidates should be willing to work towards obtaining it within an agreed timescale (training will be provided). The job is perfect for anyone wanting flexible part time work including evenings and, that might provide a gateway to a new career path.

 

Working in the parish office, the position is:

  • Part time: approximately 20 hours per week (this may be reviewed).
  • Attendance at the monthly Parish Council meetings, Annual Meeting and Annual Assembly is also necessary.
  • Salary is paid pro rata based on experience and qualifications. NJC Scale LC1 scale points 5 to 17.

Meriden Parish is a rural community with about 2,762 residents on the Electoral Register. The precept is currently £61,206 pa.

For further information contact – Clerk@meridenparishcouncil.org.uk or call Barbara Bland on 07767 162423 for an informal chat.