Council: Grade Ruan Parish Council

County: Cornwall

Salary: SCP 18 - SCP 23 (£27,344 – £30,151)

Closing date: 14/10/2023 23:00

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 14/10/2023 23:00

Grade Ruan Parish Council, Cornwall

Salary: SCP 18 – SCP 23 (£27,344 – £30,151)

Hours: Part time 8 hours per week, Permanent & Local Government Pension

Closing date: 15/10/2023

Interview date: TBC

Start Date: December 2023/January 2024

Grade Ruan Parish Council are seeking a proactive and forward-thinking Clerk & RFO who will hold overall responsibility for all aspects of the Council’s service delivery. The successful candidate will have sufficient knowledge, experience, resilience and leadership skills to work effectively with Councillors and partners in local government and the community, to deliver the business of the Council while ensuring it’s democratic responsibilities are carried out lawfully and in the best interests of residents.

The Parish of Grade Ruan includes the settlements of Ruan Minor, Cadgwith, Ruan Major, Kuggar and several hamlets and is situated in the Lizard Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The parish has an electorate of approximately 1,000 people, and an expenditure budget of around £32,000. The Council work in partnership with local community groups and with Cornwall Council to shape service delivery on matters such as Highways, public rights of way maintenance, public toilets and car parks.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate good administration skills, good people skills and knowledge surrounding local council activity, practice and procedures. Ideally the candidate should hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification (or be willing and able to obtain this within 12 months).

The position is remote working, with monthly Full Council meetings (currently on the second Wednesday of each month) and occasional other meetings throughout the year. This is a Part-Time, permanent position. For further information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

For an informal chat please contact the outgoing Clerk, Lee Dunkley, at [email protected].