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NORTHWOOD AND TINKERSLEY PARISH COUNCIL – VACANCY FOR CLERK/RFO

Northwood and Tinkersley Parish Council requires a Clerk/Responsible

Financial Officer to provide professional support and advice in all aspects of

the Council's work.

Northwood and Tinkersley is a small rural parish which comprises eight

Councillors who meet every 6 weeks throughout the year, currently on

Wednesdays. Occasional additional meetings may be required to comply with

deadlines or urgent issues. The Parish Council is negotiating with Derbyshire

Dales District Council to take ownership of the playing field in the parish and

currently also engages a contractor to carry out other mowing around the

parish.

As Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer you will be responsible for:

•Organising meetings

•The preparation of meeting agendas and taking accurate minutes of

Parish Council meetings

•Taking action on resolutions passed by the Council

•Providing procedural and legal advice to members

•Managing the Parish Council's finances

•Preparing the Parish Council accounts for audit

•Liaising with Derbyshire Dales District Council and Derbyshire County

Council as required

•Keeping the Parish Council website up to date

•Posting notices on the village notice boards

The Council is looking for someone with previous administrative experience,

with drive and enthusiasm and a real interest in serving the community. The

ideal candidate would hold a Certificate in Local Council Administration

(CILCA), have local government experience with knowledge of the parish

council sector but this is not an essential requirement. A successful candidate

who does not hold the CILCA qualification would be expected to undergo, or

have already undergone, the DALC Essential Clerk training.

Applicants should have good administration and communication skills, a

sufficient level of IT skills and knowledge of financial accounting.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

•Travel in and around the district

•Be willing to attend any relevant training

A laptop, 2 printers and a laminator will be provided for Parish Council use.

The starting salary will be NALC/SLCC Scale LC1 SCP 1 Point 21 £10.47 per

hour, working an average of 15 hours per month.

For a copy of the application form, job description and person specification

please contact Martin Brassington – Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Telephone: 01629 650815 or email: northwood.tinkersleypc@gmail.com

Closing date for applications: 25 May,2017

BRASSINGTON PARISH COUNCIL – VACANCY FOR CLERK/RFO

Brassington Parish Council requires a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to provide professional support and advice in all aspects of the Council's work.

Brassington is a small rural parish. The Parish Council comprises seven Councillors who meet monthly throughout the year, normally on the first Tuesday of the month. Occasional additional meetings may be required to comply with deadlines or urgent issues. The Parish Council is responsible for the village cemetery, play area and also hires a handyman to carry out mowing around the village.

As Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer you will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of meeting agendas and taking accurate minutes of Parish Council meetings
  • Taking action on resolutions passed by the Council
  • Dealing with the Parish Council's financial accounts
  • Preparing the Parish Council accounts for audit
  • Liaising with Derbyshire Dales District Council and Derbyshire County Council as required
  • Keeping the Parish Council website and Facebook page up to date
  • Posting notices on the village notice boards

The Council is looking for someone with previous administrative experience, with drive and enthusiasm and a real interest in serving the community. The ideal candidate would hold a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA), have local government experience with knowledge of the parish council sector. A successful candidate who does not hold the CILCA qualification would be expected to undergo the DALC Essential Clerk training.

Applicants should have good administration and communication skills, a sufficient level of IT skills (Word and Excel) and knowledge of financial accounting.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Travel in and around the district (therefore a car/driving license is desirable)
  • Be willing to attend any relevant training

A laptop will be provided for Parish Council use. The starting salary will be NALC/SLCC Scale LC1 SCP 1 Point 21 £10.47 per hour, working an average of 6-8 hours per week.

For further information please contact the Clerk – Brenda Kirkham on 07916 298107.

Closing date for applications is Friday 28 April. Please send your CV and supporting letter, detailing experience, qualifications and the names of two referees to the Clerk: Mrs Brenda Kirkham, 7 Ashes Lane, Fenny Bentley, Ashbourne DE6 1LD or electronically to: brassingtonclerk@gmail.com.