Opportunities

General Info

Council: Stirchley and Brookside Parish Council

County: Shropshire

Salary: £37,849 to £43,662 dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date: 24/08/2020

Parish Clerk

Applications must be returned on 24/08/2020

Stirchley and Brookside Parish Council are an innovative and forward thinking parish council based in South Telford with a proud history of partnership working.

Our committed and enthusiastic team of thirteen councillors and sixteen full and part time staff deliver a variety of services to our community including the Sambrook (Community) Centre, Stirchley Community Library, Youth Services, Community Events, Gardening Scheme, Allotments, Play Areas and Environmental Services.

We are seeking an experienced professional to lead the parish council. You will be the Proper Officer of the council and have a statutory duty to carry out all the functions required by law. You will be responsible for ensuring the council receives the advice and information it requires to ensure good governance. You will support the council, staff and volunteers in the delivery and development of services for the community working in partnership with others where appropriate.

Salary:      £37,849 to £43,662 dependent on experience and qualifications
Hours:      37 per week to include evening and weekend work

About You:

You should have strong leadership skills and experience of working in Local Government within a community setting. You will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the issues facing Parish Councils and the opportunities and challenges this presents. You will be passionate about making a difference and have the skills to work creatively to ensure the best outcomes for the Parish Council and the community. Ideally you will have the CiLCA qualification or you should be prepared to study towards it.

Please find the application pack here.

For an informal chat please contact Gillian.bailey@sbpc.org.uk

For further information on the council, please visit our website here.

We will only accept completed applications forms; please do not send your CV.

The closing date is: Monday 24th August 2020