Opportunities

General Info

Council: Hook Parish Council

County: Hampshire

Salary: £33,890 to £42,821 (pro-rata agreed hours), depending on experience and qualifications, plus contributory Pension Scheme

Closing date: 06/05/2021

Parish Clerk

Applications must be returned by 06/05/2021

Hook Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Parish Clerk to take over from the current appointee, who is retiring after 20 years with the council. Normally, the parish will be based in the parish council offices, which are part of the Community Centre in Hook. In addition to normal working hours, attendance is required at approximately 20 evening meetings per year (currently held virtually).

The Parish Clerk will support 12 parish councillors and manage a part-time team of four admin officers to ensure efficient delivery of the council’s services and facilities. The successful candidate will also be responsible for guiding councillors in matters of Governance and Compliance.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and community–focused person with a ‘hands on’ style and demonstrable excellence in interpersonal, administrative, financial and IT skills. As Hook Parish Council has the Power of Competence, the successful candidate will hold the CiLCA qualification or higher, with proven experience in the parish or town council sector.

Hook is a growing community in North-East Hampshire, adjacent to J5 of the M3, with a population approaching 10,000 residents. The parish council is active and forward-looking, providing a range of services and facilities that are valued by local people. It has exciting plans for bringing forward new projects in the future and has an adopted Neighbourhood Plan.

Closing date: The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th May 2021

Contact person: For further information and a copy of the Role Profile, please contact Cllr. Dr Jane Worlock, Chairman of the Council, via chairman@hook.gov.uk