Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer to Willington Parish Council

Outline: The Clerk to the Council is the Proper Officer and employee of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a local authority's Proper Officer, and in particular to serve or issue all the notices required by law.

The Clerk will be supported by an Assistant.

Main Duties: To ensure that legal, statutory and other provisions, governing or effecting the running of the Council are observed keeping accurate financial records, banking, invoices, payment of accounts and HMRC payments/wages etc.

Setting the council budget, liaising with the auditors, preparing the end of year accounts.

Facilitate and attend all council meetings including the preparation of the agenda, minutes and publication of notices.

To provide advice and guidance to the Council and Councillors.

To implement Council decisions and obligations.

Deal with all Burial Administration

Deal with Allotment payments/queries etc. and maintain accurate records

To manage the Admin. Assistant.

To monitor Council policies and prepare policies for review and adoption.

To ensure the councils obligations to insure are properly met.

To receive correspondence and documents on behalf of the Council and to deal with such items and/or bring them to the attention of the Council.

To advise of the practicability and likely effects of specific courses of action considered by the Council.

To act as representative of the Council as required.

To be responsible as an officer and employee under the Health and Safety at Work Act for his/her safety at work and to take reasonable care for his/her health and safety at work and that of other persons who may be affected by his/her act or omissions at work.

To monitor and maintain GDPR data compliance.

To maintain and manage the Town Council Website.

Requirements: You will need to be computer literate, and competent in administration and basic book keeping. You must also demonstrate good time management, organisational and communication skills.

The council are ideally seeking to employ an experienced Clerk (CiLCA qualified preferred), but support and training will be provided to the successful applicant to help them carry out this role.

Working arrangements:

The post is part time, working from home and will include attending evening meetings. It is envisaged that a total of up to 22 hours per week will be split between the Clerk and the new Admin Assistant. These hours are negotiable with the successful applicants.

The Clerk is required to attend all the monthly meetings of the Council and all other meetings as necessary.

Salary: In the range LC2 24 – 28 (£27,905 - £31,371) (£14.50/hour - £16.31/hour) for a fully qualified Clerk and dependent on experience (pro rata).

Application: please send a current CV, plus a letter of application giving full details of relevant experience, suitability for job and reasons for applying etc to:

Debra Townsend (Locum Clerk) – clerk@willingtonpc.org.uk

Please also include the details of 2 referees (1 to be current employer).

Closing date: 5.00 pm, Friday 30th August 2019.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

Administration Assistant to Willington Parish Council

Outline: Willington Parish Council are looking to appoint an Administration Assistant to carry out a varied programme of administrative and clerical duties supporting the Parish Clerk with the efficient and effective delivery of Parish Council Services.

This varied role may include dealing with enquiries from the general public, taking minutes at Council meetings dealing with correspondence, producing reports, updating the noticeboards and newsletters. Plus other duties as required by the Clerk.

Requirements: Applicants should have a good standard of education (5 GCSE's or equivalent), previous experience in administration and/or customer services, excellent written and verbal communication skills together with good working knowledge of IT (e.g. Microsoft Office/Excel). There will be a need for a flexible approach to work including working unsupervised and be able to attend evening meetings when required. Previous local government experience is desirable but not essential, as the successful candidate will be encouraged and supported with relevant professional training.

Working arrangements: The post is part time, working from home and will also include attending evening meetings. It is envisaged that a total of up to 22 hours per week will be split between the Clerk and the new Admin Assistant. These hours are negotiable with the successful applicants.

Salary: New SCP 5 (£18,795 pro rata), subject to experience.

Applications: please send a current CV, plus a letter of application giving full details of relevant experience, suitability for job and reasons for applying etc to:

Debra Townsend (Locum Clerk) – clerk@willingtonpc.org.uk

Please also include the details of 2 referees (1 to be current employer).

Closing date: 5.00 pm, Friday 30th August 2019.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

TIBSHELF PARISH COUNCIL
COMMUNICATIONS AND PROJECT OFFICER

Overview: Tibshelf Parish Council are looking to appoint an individual who can take on the challenge of their newly created role of Communications and Project Officer

Working directly to the Resources Committee, the role will work with the Parish Council to raise the Council's profile through their social media channels and will also be key in developing and delivering projects which will meet the needs of diverse sectors of the community and promote the work of Tibshelf Parish Council.

Requirements: We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident individual who has the experience of working with a range of people, but also has the ability to promote the Council's work through social media and deliver on challenging and demanding projects or initiatives

If you have the experience and drive we are looking for, then we would like to hear from you

Working arrangement: 15 hours per week (reviewed after 6 months)

Salary: Starting Salary Point 18 NALC Salary Scales £24313 (pro rata £9856) per annum (£12.64 per hour)

CLOSING DATE Noon on Tuesday 27th August 2019

INTERVIEWS Week commencing 2nd September 2019

CV'S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

You can download a job description, person specification and application form from the Parish Council's website www.tibshelfparishcouncil.gov.uk

Or e mail theclerk@tibshelfparishcouncil.gov.uk

Please mark emailed applications PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL – APPLICATION FORM in the subject line

Completed application forms should be in sealed envelopes marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL – APPLICATION FORM and addressed to:

Tibshelf Parish Council,

110 High Street

Tibshelf

DE55 5NU

01773 875093

BELPER TOWN COUNCIL – VACANCY FOR RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Overview: Belper Town Council serves Belper and the neighbouring villages of Milford, Makeney, Farnah Green and Blackbrook. There are 16 Councillors representing 22,000 people. The Council's precept for 2019/20 is £284,271.

The Council meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month for full council. The Council is responsible for the Herbert Strutt Charity, some street furniture, some public open spaces including the Memorial Gardens, the Market Place and monthly market, the Coppice and Gibfield Lane Car Parks, the provision of grit bins, the Town's flowers beds and floral displays and Christmas Lights.

The Council employs 7 staff. The Council is based at the St Johns Chapel, The Butts, Belper.

Requirements: The Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) will effectively manage and monitor the Council's finances, advise the Council on a financial strategy that meets its finance and policy objectives and ensure that its accounts and administrative procedures comply with the requirements of Accounts and Audit and other relevant Regulations.

To be responsible to the Town Clerk and provide financial, administrative and clerical support to the Town Clerk.

Applicants should demonstrate competent IT skills, have strong knowledge of SAGE, Filing of VAT returns, PAYE RTI submission knowledge is essential and the ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines. The applicant would ideally hold but not essential a qualification in AAT or ACCA.

Working arrangement: The post is 20 hours per week. The post is based at the Council's Office (St Johns Chapel, The Butts, Belper).

The salary: is pro rata NALC/SLCC Scale LC2 new SCP 18 - 32 (£24,313 - £34,788 FTE) dependent on experience.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Council's website – www.belpertowncouncil.gov.uk or by emailing adminclerk@belpertowncouncil.gov.uk

The closing date: for applications is Friday 23rd August 2019.

Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 2nd September 2019.

Tupton Parish Council - Vacancy for Clerk RFO

Overview: Tupton Parish Council has a vacancy for an enthusiastic Clerk who is capable of delivering an exceptional administrative and financial service to its 11 Councillors and the wider Community. This is a rewarding job, in which you will be instrumental in shaping and delivering services to the Community.

Tupton Parish Council is a proactive Parish Council and there are several exciting projects in the planning. which the Clerk will be expected to play a key role in as well as leading a team of 5 (mainly part time) Community based staff.

Requirements: We are seeking someone who is CILCA qualified, with relevant experience, fantastic organisation skills and a keen attention to detail. As management and finance play a big role in the Clerks duties, applicants should bring with them some practical, relevant experience of both.

Working arrangement: Working mainly from home, 13 hours per week, the hours of work are flexible except for attendance at meetings The monthly Council meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Salary: LC2 points 24 – 28 (£14.50 - £16.31 per hour).

Application: The current Clerk, Carol Lavell will be available to assist with the handover and interested applicants are welcome to contact her for an informal discussion on 01629 653800.

Please submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and accompanying letter outlining your reasons for applying and the names and details of 2 referees to clerk@tupton-pc.gov.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 6th September 2019.

Interviews: will be held week commencing 16th September 2019.