Council: Harpole Parish Council

County: Northamptonshire

Salary: LC2 scp 24-28 (£27,905 -£31,371 pro rata) - with additional points for relevant qualifications

Closing date: 12/02/2020

Parish Clerk and Proper Officer

Applications must be returned by 12/02/2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons, although training will be offered and an enthusiasm to learn may be an alternative to formal qualifications. The Parish Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finance of the council.

The post includes some evening work. The successful applicant would be expected to have or be prepared to obtain CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration).

Permanent Part Time Position – currently 15 hours per week (to include evening meetings). This will rise over time as the parish grows, giving the opportunity of becoming a full-time role

If you have a genuine interest in helping our forward thinking, and energetic council develop and deliver quality and innovative services to the growing community of Harpole, this post is ideal.

As Head of the Paid Service and the Proper Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the lawful instructions of the council in connection with its functions as a Local Authority are carried out and issuing all statutory notifications.

You will be expected to develop and manage policy, strategy and operations by working with elected council members external bodies and staff and to provide inspirational leadership to staff.

The position will be predominantly office based and a contributory Pension Scheme is available.

Applicants are requested to submit a CV and covering letter showing your interest in the position to:

Email: [email protected]

Or by post to:

Chairman of the Parish Council,
Cllr David Lowrence,
80 High Street,

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 12th February 2020

For Further information call 07912 212503