Opportunities

General Info

Council: Long Ashton Parish Council

County: Somerset

Salary: SCP 33-36 (£36,922 - £39,880) pro rata if part time (30 to 37 hours a week)

Closing date: 20/10/2021

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 20/10/2021

Long Ashton Parish Council is looking for a resourceful and experienced individual to help us achieve our vision for the future.

We are a progressive, ambitious council engaging with our community of 6,000 residents to develop environmentally and financially sustainable local services and a resilient, inclusive community. The parish includes the villages of Long Ashton and Leigh Woods, both very close to Bristol but within a rural setting.  The current precept is £187,250.

As Parish Clerk, you will be the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer, assisting the Council in making and implementing decisions, managing a small team of staff, and engaging with residents. Ideally you will hold CILCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) or equivalent or be willing to achieve it soon after appointment. Ideally you will have some experience of local authority and of managing people. This post involves some evening work and occasional travel.

For an application pack please email Jo Swift, Locum Clerk: clerk@longashtonparishcouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20th October 2021