Council: Killamarsh Parish Council

County: Derbyshire

Salary: NJC SCP Points 32 to 36 (£35,745 to £39,880) per annum pro-rata (25 Hours per week)

Closing date: 07/06/2021 11:00

Parish Clerk

Applications must be returned by 07/06/2021 11:00

Overview: Killamarsh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk. This is a permanent post for 25 hours per week. The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs. The parish council runs a Sports Centre which is currently closed and is under a review and this is where the council offices and staff are normally based. The parish council has 15 councillors all of whom work hard to make the village a welcoming place to live and visit.

Working Arrangement: Reporting to the Chair of the Staffing Committee you will work for a total of 25 hours per which may include some evening work. Core working hours and days to be agreed with the post holder.

Main purpose of the Job: To act as the council’s Proper Officer and to act as the councils Responsible Financial Officer in the absence of the RFO. As the Proper Officer of the council, the parish clerk is under a statutory duty to carry out the instructions of the council and to serve or issue all the notifications required by law. The parish clerk will advise the council on, and assist in, the formation of overall policies to be followed in respect of the council’s activities and, in particular, to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions. The person appointed will be responsible for the management of staff and resources and will take the lead on the council’s major projects. The parish clerk is accountable to the council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be CILCA qualified or working towards the completion of CiLCA and must have significant experience in senior management and financial background with supporting wide variety of skills. Have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of a parish council.


Closing Date: Midday, Monday 7th June 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Killamarsh Parish Council
Killamarsh Sports Centre
Stanley Street
S21 1EL

Tel: 0114 247 2260
Email: [email protected]