Opportunities

General Info

Council: Romsey Extra Parish Council

County: Hampshire

Salary: NJC LC2 18 – 28 (ranging from £12.98 to £16.75 per hour)

Closing date: 30/10/2021

Part-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Applications must be returned by 30/10/2021

The administrative area of Romsey Extra Parish Council (REPC) forms a doughnut shape area surrounding Romsey Town.

The parish boundaries are currently under review by Test Valley Borough Council.

REPC has seven elected councillors. The Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer is the only employee.

Currently, planning matters at REPC level are managed jointly with Romsey Town Council (RTC). An RTC employee provides the administrative support to this joint planning committee.

REPC serves approximately 6278 residents in a developing area with new housing planned and completed annually. Recent developments have included  King’s Chase with its new allotment site. REPC  is currently responsible for the management of these allotments, awaiting the formation of an allotment holders’ committee. There is also a village hall, run by a management committee, bus shelters, defibrillators, benches and gateway accesses to footpaths within the Parish to manage.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced professional who is willing to work from home and who will be willing to develop services for the community working with stakeholders and the seven elected councillors.

Ideally the Clerk/RFO will have the CiLCA qualification or be prepared to study for it within the first twelve months of employment.

For an informal chat please contact Melanie Wathen our locum clerk at on 07878 3764838 or refer to our website www.romseyextra-pc.org.uk.

Email: clerk@romseyextra-pc.org.uk for further details and an application form.

Hours will be 710 hours/annum and the salary pay scale NJC LC2 18 – 28 (which ranges from £12.98 to £16.75 per hour). The appropriate scale point will depend on the agreed job description, qualifications and experience. The role will commence in January 2022.

Completed applications forms and any supporting material must be with our locum clerk by 30 October 2021.