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Wingerworth Parish Council
Vacancy for Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer

Outline of role:

Wingerworth Parish Council are seeking to appoint a new Clerk/RFO, to provide and advise on all aspects of the Council's work.

Wingerworth is a large Parish, having the capacity for up to 14 Councillors. At present there are 13 Councillors serving.

The Council meets on the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of August, when the Council has a break.


The Clerk is expected to attend all meetings, have good minute taking skills; be able to keep the Council's Web-site up to date; have basic accounting / banking knowledge; be able to advise Council members on the correct aspects of their roles and procedures and be experienced in supervising a small team of staff.

Candidates should hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration, or be working towards this certificate.

CURRENT HOURS: 25.9 hours Monday to Friday - including evening meetings.

SALARY: £23,421.39

This advertised salary is at current NJC Salary Point 34, and has been calculated by pro rata reference to the standard full time working for local government staff of 37 hours. There is a "minuting" allowance of £2,314 per annum included in the above figure.

START DATE: Tuesday 2nd January 2018


Please send your CV plus a hand written supporting statement, to include the names of two referees to:-

Cllr Mrs Diana Ruff, Chair of Wingerworth Parish Council,

10 Longedge Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, S42 6PD

Enquire to Cllr Ruff on 01246 278696 or e-mail dianaruff@googlemail.com

CLOSING DATE for applications: Tuesday 31st October 2017