Council: Leigh and Bransford Parish Council

County: Worcestershire

Salary: LC2, range SCP 18 to 23 (£29,629-£32,076) depending on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 12/02/2024

Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 12/02/2024

A vacancy has arisen for a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to Leigh and Bransford Parish Council to commence March/April 2024. The post is part-time (12 hours per week) to be worked flexibly, mostly from home. There is normally one meeting per month on the 4th Tuesday at 7pm at Leigh and Bransford Memorial Hall.

The Clerk/RFO is responsible for preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with contractors and local government officials. Duties include managing of accounts, preparing budgets, VAT returns, PAYE and organising audits. The Clerk ensures correct procedures are followed and advises the Parish Council to ensure it acts within its powers. The ability to communicate at all levels is essential.

The successful applicant should be computer literate, have internet access and ideally should be CiLCA qualified. Previous experience working as a Parish Clerk and/or knowledge of Local Government would be desirable, although training can be provided. Candidates should be prepared to undertake continued development training throughout their period of employment.

The salary is based on 12 hours per week and will be calculated on the SLCC’s salary scales 2023/24. The salary range is LC2, range SCP 18 to 23 (£29,629-£32,076) depending on qualifications and experience.

Enquiries please contact: Chair, Dave Fereday tel. 01886 830023

Application, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications 12 February 2024.

Interviews will be held w/c 19 February 2024.