Vacancy - Cromford Parish Council - Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

Overview: Cromford Parish Council are seeking a part time Clerk/ Responsible Financial Officer. Duties will include acting as clerk at committee meetings, Finance quarterly, Staffing twice a year, and quarterly meetings of the Quarry Liaison Committee which are attended by local quarry managers and councillors representing Middleton and Bonsall Parish Councils, Derbyshire Dales District and Derbyshire County Councils and officers of those councils (DDDC & DCC) responsible for planning and environmental health.

Requirements: The applicant should have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of a Parish Council. As RFO the person appointed will take overall financial responsibility for the Parish Council's finances, ensuring that the accounts and financial records of the Parish Council are maintained in accordance with proper practices and kept up to date including management reports, trial balances, year-end accounts, assets registers and transparency of data. The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education including GCSE grades A-C that display a competence in literacy and numeracy, and some qualification at a higher level. They will be studying towards, or will hold, the CiLCA qualification. They will need to be computer literate, and competent in administration and basic book keeping. They must also demonstrate good time management, organisational and communication skills.

Working arrangements: The post is part time, working from home (primarily) and also attending meetings in the parish. A personal knowledge of the local area would be an advantage.
The Clerk is required to attend all the monthly meetings of the Council and all other Parish Council committee meetings as necessary.
It is envisaged that a total of up to 35 hours per calendar month will be worked.
A travel allowance will be paid for attendance at other meetings.
A laptop and backup device will be provided exclusively for use as Clerk / RFO, and additional requirements provided by agreement.
Support will be given toward training requirements to maintain an understanding of changes in legislation.

Salary: LC1 points 13 – 17 (£22,627 - 24,491 pro rata @ £11.76 - £12.73 per hour) dependant on qualification and experience.

Application: For more information please refer to the website http://www.cromfordparishcouncil.org.uk/
Address applications to Cllr Jeremy Beckett, Chair Cromford Parish Council, jeremy.beckett@cromfordparishcouncil.org.uk

Deadline for applications: Friday 28th May 2021

Killamarsh Parish Council: VACANCY FOR A PARISH CLERK

Overview: Killamarsh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk. This is a permanent post for 25 hours per week. The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs. The Parish Council runs a Sports Centre which is currently closed and is due to be transferred to North East Derbyshire District Council on a long term lease (subject to contract). The council will be moving into new offices in Killamarsh and this is where the council staff will be based. The Parish Council has 15 councillors all of whom work hard to make the village a welcoming place to live and visit.

Working Arrangement: Reporting to the Chair of the Staffing Committee you will work for a total of 25 hours per which may include some evening work. Core working hours and days tobe a greed with the post holder.

Salary: NJC SCP Points 32 to 36 [£35,745 to £39,880] per annum pro-rata.

Main purpose of the Job: To act as the Council's Proper Officer and to act as the Council's Responsible Financial Officer in the absence of the RFO. As the Proper Officer of the Council, the Parish Clerk is under a statutory duty to carry out the instructions of the Council and to serve or issue all the notifications required by law. The Parish Clerk will advise the Council on, and assist in, the formation of overall policies to be followed in respect of the Council's activities and, in particular, to produce all the information required for making effective
decisions and to implement constructively all decisions. The person appointed will be
responsible for the management of staff and resources and will take the lead on the Council's major projects. The Parish Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will be CILCA qualified or working towards the completion of CILCA and must have significant experience in senior management and financial background with supporting wide variety of skills. Have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of a Parish Council.

Application: To apply, please download the job application pack from the parish council website: www.killamarsh-pc.gov.uk
Completed applications can be emailed to: parish.clerk@killamarsh-pc.gov.uk
For an informal chat, please contact the Locum Parish Clerk, Ms Safia Kauser on
07563 382827.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 07th June 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Killamarsh Parish Council: Vacancy for Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Overview: Killamarsh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Responsible Financial Officer. This is a permanent post for 10 hours per week. The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs. The Parish Council runs a Sports Centre which is currently closed and is due to be transferred to North East Derbyshire District Council on a long term lease (subject to contract). The council will be moving into new offices in Killamarsh and this is where the council staff will be based. The Parish Council has 15 councillors all of whom work hard to make the village a welcoming place to live and visit.

Working Arrangement: Reporting to the Parish Clerk you will work for a total of 10 hours per week which may include some evening work.

Salary: NJC SCP Points 32 to 36 [£35,745 to £39,880] per annum (pro-rata)

Main purpose of the Job: To act as the Responsible Financial Officer for Killamarsh Parish Council taking overall financial responsibility for the Parish Council's finances, ensuring that the accounts and financial records of the Parish Council are maintained in accordance with proper practices and are kept up to date including management
reports, trial balances, year-end accounts, assets registers, transparency of data, salaries and pensions, and attendance at council and committee meetings as directed by the council.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education to GCSE level grades A – C or equivalent High level of literacy and numeracy, will hold a recognised accountancy qualification and is studying towards, or will hold, the CiLCA qualification. Have a good legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of Parish Council Finances.

Application: To apply, please download and complete the job application form from the
website: www.killamarsh-pc.gov.uk and email to parish.clerk@killamarsh-pc.gov.uk

For an informal chat, please contact the Locum Parish clerk, Ms Safia Kauser on 07563 382827.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 7th June 2021 Start Date: To be confirmed
Interviews: Date to be confirmed.

Hathersage Parish Council - Assistant Clerk Vacancy

Overview: Hathersage Parish Council is recruiting an Assistant Clerk to the Parish Clerk in all aspects of the Parish Council's work. This will involve a varied range of clerical/secretarial duties including assisting in the preparation and distribution of agendas; room booking; minute taking; dealing with correspondence (mostly electronically); record keeping; reporting issues to District and County Council officers; assisting with Burial Ground administration; checking and updating the website content; liaising with Parish Councillors, community groups and individual members of the public. At all times a professional, courteous and efficient manner is essential.

Requirements: Good administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. A flexible and 'can do' approach is also essential. A reasonable level of IT skills is necessary. Some knowledge of Parish Council work would be an advantage, although training and guidance will be given.

The salary: is based on the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) pay scale SCP5 - £10.04 per hour or £4,828 per annum pro rata.

Working arrangement: 10 hours per week (0.25 FTE). There may be some variation in weekly hours worked; some flexibility is required. You will be required to attend evening meetings – the majority of meetings take place on a Tuesday evening. Occasionally you may be required to attend a daytime meeting. Other than meeting attendance, hours worked are relatively flexible.

Application: If you are interested you will find the job description, person specification and an application form on the Parish Council website. You can also contact the Parish Clerk, Maura Sorensen, if you have any queries - clerk@hathersageparishcouncil.gov.uk or call her on 07766 629 410.

The closing date for applications is Friday 11 with interviews scheduled for the evening of Tuesday 22 June.