Hollington Parish Council - Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Overview: The Clerk/RFO is the Proper Officer to the Parish Council and will have overall responsibility for all administrative and financial requirements in relation to Parish Council business.

This will include preparing Agendas, Minute taking, writing reports, dealing with all correspondence, liaising with the general public, the District and County Councils, and ensuring that all legal requirements are met within the prescribed time limits.

They will control and deliver all statutory obligations of the Council, including its financial and audit responsibilities.

This will include book-keeping, preparing and managing budgets as well as managing the PC Website.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education and a high level of literacy and numeracy with the ability to use Office type software. Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable. Training support will be given for inexperienced candidates by an appropriate DALC training courses. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good IT skills, including excel and word, and be able to use social media platforms and websites.

Working arrangement: This is a permanent position for approximately 4 hours per month ( with more at yearends etc) working from home. Attendance at Parish Council Meetings, which are usually held on a Monday evening every other month, is required.

Salary: Local Government LC1 (7 – 17) pay scale dependent on experience (£11.63 - £13.95).

Application: To apply please email your CV and covering letter stating why you would be suitable for the role to the clerk at upson900@btinternet.com

Closing date: 15th February 2023

For more information please contact: the Clerk to the Parish Council, on 01335 330009

Hope with Aston Parish Council
Part-time Clerk & Financial Officer to the Council

Overview: We have a vacancy for the combined post of Clerk to the Parish Council and Responsible Financial Officer. Could this be you? Ideally you will have some previous experience in this specific kind of role, but there are opportunities for training and development in post. A desire to serve the local community is what we are looking for to support the effectiveness and connection the Parish Council has with local people. You will be a good administrator with good IT and communication skills. The Council is comprised of nine councillors.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education and a high level of literacy and numeracy with the ability to use Office type software. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential . Training support will be given for inexperienced candidates by an appropriate DALC training Course. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good it skills, including excel and word, and be able to use social media platforms and websites.

Working arrangement: The role is for 5 hours per week, working mainly from home, but with attendance at evening meetings required, typically once per month.

The salary would be within Local Council grades SCP 7-17 depending upon experience – i.e. £11.63-£13.95 per hour - plus an allowance for the use of home as an office. A laptop will be provided.

Application: To request more details, please contact the Parish Clerk, at clerk@hopewithastonparishcouncil.co.uk

Closing date January 31st, 2023.

South Darley Parish Council
Part-Time Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible
Financial Officer

Overview: South Darley is a rural parish in Derbyshire Dales District, lying immediately west of Matlock and south of the River DerwentIt consists of the small villages of Darley Bridge and Wensley and the hamlets of Oker and Snitterton. The population was 735 at the 2011 census. About two thirds of the parish lies within the Peak District National Park. The parish is predominantly residential and agricultural, although there is a large industrial plant, EcoBat, which recycles lead batteries. The Council is made up of eight Councillors and meets monthly. We are keen to forge strong community links and work closely with Derbyshire Dales and Derbyshire County Councils to maintain the Parish as a safe and rewarding place to live and to visit.

The role: As Clerk you will be required to produce agendas and minutes for the monthly meetings and take forward any actions resulting from them. You will also organise and minute two meetings a year of the EcoBat liaison group which includes attendees from EcoBat and several local Councils. As RFO you will monitor expenditure against the annual budget, producing monthly and annual summaries. You will have responsibility for overseeing the work of a part-time footpath warden. You will be the main contact point on all Council issues.

Requirements: The post requires good organisation and communication skills and you should be comfortable using IT including Word, Outlook and Excel. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential and training support and mentoring will be available for less experienced candidates. You will be a confident networker and inherit a good network of contacts that will help you get things done or offer advice and help.

Working arrangements: The role is for 6 hours per week, working mainly from home, but with attendance at one evening meeting each month. You will be allowed additional hours for the EcoBat meetings. Hours are generally flexible and to suit.

The salary is within Local Council grades SCP 20-26 or £13.51-£15.83 per hour depending upon experience. You will also receive an addition monthly allowance for homeworking which is currently £18pcm. A laptop will be provided.

Application: If you would like more information please email the Chair, Cllr Brian Haymes at brian@southdarleyparishcouncil.gov.uk or you can submit your CV to the Parish Clerk at southdarleyparishcouncil@hotmail.co.uk.

Closing date is Friday 10th February 2023.

Calver Parish Council
Part-time Clerk & Financial Officer to the Council

Overview: We have a vacancy for the combined post of Clerk to the Parish Council and Responsible Financial Officer. Could this be you? Ideally you will have some previous experience in this specific kind of role, but there are opportunities for training and development in post. A desire to serve the local community is what we are looking for to support the effectiveness and connection the Parish Council has with local people. You will be a good administrator with good IT and communication skills. The Council is comprised of eight councillors.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education and a high level of literacy and numeracy with the ability to use Office type software. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential . Training support will be given for inexperienced candidates by an appropriate DALC training Course. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good it skills, including excel and word, and be able to manage the website.

Working arrangement: The role is for 5 hours per week, working mainly from home, but with attendance at evening meetings required, typically once per month.

The salary would be within Local Council grades SCP 7-17 depending upon experience – i.e. £11.63-£13.95 per hour - plus a £75 all-inclusive monthly allowance for the use of home as an office & to cover associated expenses. A laptop will be provided.

Application: To request more details, please contact the Parish Clerk, at clerk@calverparishcouncil.org.uk

Closing date 17th February, 2023.

Wingerworth Parish Council
Vacancy for a Part-Time Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Overview: Wingerworth is a large village on the outskirts of Chesterfield in the district of North East Derbyshire, the population was 6,533 at the 2011 census.

The Council is made up of 14 Councillors and meets monthly, on the second Thursday of the month (with the exception of August). The Council are dedicated to making Wingerworth a better place to live.

The appointed Clerk will also act as the Council's Responsible Finance Officer (RFO).

The Council own and maintain a number of premises and facilities, including a newly refurbished Parish Hall, two pavilions, three recreation grounds, play equipment, ponds, tennis courts and a bowling green.

The role: The Clerk/RFO is the Proper Officer of the Council, and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer.

The Clerk has overall responsibility for all administrational requirements in relation to Council finances, services and activities and executes all aspects of Council business. This includes attending meetings, minute taking, events management support, controlling statutory and financial records, and ensuring that all legal requirements are met within prescribed time limits.

The Clerk is expected to advise the Parish Council on, and assist in the formation of policies, and to produce all the information required for effective decision making, and implementing all decisions.

The Clerk will be the main contact point on all Council matters.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be CILCA qualified, and have significant experience in management with a financial background.

The post requires good organisation and communication skills and it would be advantageous to have previous knowledge using a variety of IT systems, including Microsoft Office, 2Commune website, social media platforms and Scribe systems (accounts and bookings).

The Clerk will be responsible for the management of staff and resources, including Council premises and facilities.

Working arrangements: The role is for 26 hours per week primarily based at the recently refurbished Parish Hall. The role requires flexible working, with some evening and weekend cover required, in addition to attending meetings of the Council and Committees in the evening.

Core working hours and days to be agreed with the post holder.

Salary: Grade NJC SCP 33 £39,493 per annum, pro rata (£20.47 per hour)

Application: A full job description and person specification for the role is available from the Clerk clerk@wingerworthparishcouncil.gov.uk

Please forward your curriculum vitae, along with a covering letter to include two referees for the attention of the Clerk to; Wingerworth Parish Hall, New Road, S42 6TB or email to clerk@wingerworthparishcouncil.gov.uk

If you would like more information please email the Chair; Cllr Anne Knyhynyckyj

anneknyhynyckyj@wingerworthparishcouncil.gov.uk or the Clerk clerk@wingerworthparishcouncil.gov.uk

Closing Date: Friday 17 February 2023 (5:00pm)

Interview Date: Thursday 2 March and Friday 3 March 2023