Council: Chigwell Parish Council

County: Essex

Salary: LC3, SCP 37-41, £45,441-£49,498 (pro-rata), depending on experience and suitability

Closing date: 31/05/2024 16:00

Parish Clerk

Applications must be returned by 31/05/2024 16:00

Chigwell Parish Council is seeking a forward-thinking and proactive parish clerk to join their team and work with councillors for the good of the community.

The key duties and responsibilities are detailed in the job description and person specification.

Reporting to the Parish Council and Chair, you will work for a total of 37 hours per week, which will include some evening work. Core working hours and days are to be agreed upon with the post holder.

The successful Applicants must have significant experience in senior management with supporting wide-ranging skills, will be an organised, conscientious, effective leader and manager of the six members of the team, and have excellent communication and IT skills required to work successfully with diverse groups such as our 11 councillors, residents, other local councils, principal local authority departments, contractors, and others. A financial background would also be advantageous. Applicants should have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of a Parish Council. The ideal candidate will be CiLCA qualified, although the Council would consider applicants who commit to becoming CiLCA qualified or are in the process of becoming so qualified.

For further details, the job description and application form can be found on the Council’s website: or email [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 31 May 2024, at 4 pm.

Only applications received with a completed application form will be considered.