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   VACANCY    5 October, 2021

Owing to a change in Circumstances of the present Clerk, the Parish Council is seeking to appoint a new Clerk who can manage the Council’s Statutory obligations, organise and record the Council’s activity, assist the Parish Councilors and promote the interests of the Parish.

Salary NJC Salary Point dependent upon qualifications and experience with appropriate expenses paid for administration costs and mileage.

Hours of work to be no less than 22 hours per calendar month to include one evening Council meeting bi-monthly and may possibly be additional meetings if and when required.

The new Clerk is not required to live in the Parish but will need to attend the meetings held in the Parish and the Clerk may also be required to represent the Parish Council at local authority and partner meetings.

Working from home the Clerk will need space for the normal office based equipment including a laptop, printer, office sundries and some document storage.

The successful candidate will need:

  • To be an excellent communicator, self-motivated and have a flexible attitude.
  • Strong organisational, financial management and administration skills.
  • Have a basic knowledge of the workings of Local Government.  A certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Be able to deal with a wide range of situations and demands.
  • Have excellent office skills including MS Word and Excel, plus be familiar with all internet and e-mailing procedures.

Completed CV’s will require details of two referees, one of whom should ideally be a past or present employer. Closing date for applications  -  Friday 22nd October 2021.  We would like to have the new Clerk in post asap however the existing Clerk will be available to assist with the transition and offer help and guidance as required.

For further background information, please contact the Clerk Jane Williams at marksburyparishcouncilclerk@gmail.com or 07931503522

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