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Ardley with Fewcott Parish Council - Clerk

Posted: 14th February 2018, 3:19 PM


ARDLEY with FEWCOTT PARISH COUNCIL

 

PARISH CLERK / RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

 

Location:  Home based and Ardley Village Hall

Hours: 15 hours per month on a flexible basis

£ salary (range)  SCP 20 to 23 (£9.999 to £10.944 per hour)

 Job Description

The Parish Council wish to appoint a new Parish Clerk and RFO. The hours will be mainly worked at home plus attending regular council meetings every other month. The ability to administer council business and to work on one's own initiative are essential. 

Qualities 

Candidates must possess a high standard of oral and written communication skills, be proficient in Word and Excel, have an understanding of accounting practices and will be responsible for the finances for the Parish Council.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

Access to transport and an internet connection (preferably high speed) are necessary. A computer and printer will be provided if required.

How to apply

 

To apply send a CV and covering letter to the present Chair Huw Jenkins by post at 46 Ardley Road, Fewcott, Bicester OX27 7PA or by email huw.jenkins33@gmail.com

 

Deadline Closing date for applications: 23 March 2018.

 

Interview date Interviews week beginning 5 April 2018

 

 

VACANCY FOR PART TIME CLERK - WOOTTON (WOODSTOCK) PARISH COUNCIL

Posted: 9th February 2018, 11:32 AM


VACANCY FOR PART TIME CLERK - WOOTTON (WOODSTOCK) PARISH COUNCIL

 

Working from home, approx. 6-10 hours per month

 

Salary – in excess of £9 per hour depending upon experience

 

Wootton Parish Council comprises seven councillors and is a friendly and co-operative working group.  The Clerk works from home but attends six meetings per year in the Village Hall held every other month on the second Monday.

The Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out – producing Agendas, Minutes, Annual Accounts and correspondence as necessary.  Use of Word, Excel and e-mail is important as well as the financial software. 

 

Experience is useful but relevant training courses are available and the current Clerk is happy to provide back up and help.  Hopefully the new Clerk would take over in May 2018

 

Anyone interested or wanting further details apply to the existing clerk: janecarlin2@hotmail.com  or Tel.  01992 813920

 

 

Little Milton PC - Clerk and RFO

Posted: 8th February 2018, 11:11 AM


LITTLE MILTON PARISH COUNCIL

 

PARISH CLERK / RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

 

Location:                    Home based and Little Milton Village Hall

Hours:                        260 hours per annum on a flexible basis

Salary Range:           SCP 22 to 26 (£10.739 to £12.161 per hour)

 

The Parish Council wish to appoint a new Parish Clerk and RFO on the retirement of the current Clerk. The hours will be mainly worked at home plus regular monthly council meetings. The ability to administer council business including a budget of £20,000 and to work on one's own initiative are essential. 

The role is varied and interesting. Candidates must possess a high standard of oral and written communication skills, be proficient in Word and Excel, be capable of working independently and have the ability to deal with a wide range of issues.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Access to transport and an internet connection (preferably high speed) are necessary. A computer and printer will be provided if required.

For more information and application procedures, contact the present Parish Clerk by post at 27 Chiltern View, Little Milton, Oxford OX44 7QP, by phone 01844 279150 or by email lmparishcouncil@btinternet.com

Closing date for applications: 28 March 2018. Interviews week beginning 23 April 2018

Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer for Blackbird Leys Parish Council

Posted: 25th January 2018, 1:29 PM


Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer for Blackbird Leys Parish Council

We are a small Parish Council whose aim is to help serve our vibrant and active community so that our residents love to live and work here.  We work closely with Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council to ensure our parish is kept to a good standard.  Through our grant giving process we contribute to projects run in our parish so that residents live in a happy and healthy and pro-active environment.

In order to full-fill our duties a Clerk is needed to support Blackbird Leys Parish Council 5 hours per week. We are looking for a strong administrator and people person who is confident with IT.  We are offering a competitive salary of £3,780 per annum (£14.53 per hour), plus 6% pension contribution. Your ability to work on your own initiative from home, attend the monthly Parish Council meeting and aim for the highest standards is more important than formal clerking qualifications, but you must be ready to take responsibility to learn and develop professionally, alongside us and our residents.

Please call Nicky Clargo, our Clerk, for an informal discussion on 07754 271831 or email bblparishcouncil@gmail.com for more information.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on 28th February 2018.

Interviews will be held at the beginning of March with a view to the new Clerk staring in April 2018.   

Duns Tew Parish Council - Parish Clerk

Posted: 23rd January 2018, 2:28 PM


DUNS TEW PARISH COUNCIL

 

Vacancy for part-time Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications are invited for the above post in this interesting and attractive Parish.

There are seven councillors and the precept for 2017/18 is £21,726.

 

Hours: an average of 35 per month, to be worked flexibly

The Clerk works from home but is required to attend all full Council meetings, which are currently held bi-monthly in the evenings on the first Monday of the month, January, March May July, September and November, plus any other meetings as needed.

 

Salary & other key benefits: NJC Scale LC1 SCP 18-25, starting point depending upon experience. Additionally, a working from home allowance of £30 pm is paid.  A laptop and, printer are provided Duns Tew Council is keen to support ongoing professional development.

 

Duties will include:

  • Manage the meetings of the Council including preparing the Agenda, taking the minutes, ensuring that decisions are implemented
  • Collate information required for making effective decisions as necessary
  • Deal with correspondence and public notices
  • Liaison with the public & other organisations
  • Provide the information to the web master for the website (no specialist knowledge needed)
  • Prepare financial reports covering budget monitoring, fund balances, receipts and payments to date, payroll, payment of accounts and other relevant current matters
  • Prepare the Annual Return for the Council’s approval and to submit it to the Auditor when required
  • To arrange for appropriate Internal Audit in accordance with Financial Regulations
  •  Other tasks as necessary and agreed with the Council

 

The successful candidate will:

Be an excellent communicator; self-motivated and with a flexible attitude.

Be well-organised and able to deal with a wide range of situations.

Have some administrative experience and a competency in maintaining accurate accounts would be an advantage.

Be proficient in Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel)

 

How to apply:

For a job description or to discuss the post, please ring Hilary Skaar, the current Clerk - 01869 340269.

Applications for this post should be by letter, with a CV. Send to

dunstewparishcouncil@aol,com

Closing date: Monday 26th March 2018

 

  Stanton St John Parish Council - Clerk

Posted: 19th January 2018, 1:46 PM


 

Stanton St John Parish Council

PARISH COUNCIL CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

 

Location: home

Hours: 10 hours per week

 

Salary: £15 per hour, £7800 per annum

 

Detail

The Clerk provides administrative and clerical support to the council and, as the Responsible Financial Officer, will be required to manage the council finances.  Duties will include:

o   Managing the meetings of the Council including preparing the Agenda, taking the minutes, monitoring actions and decisions

o   Ensuring planning applications are considered, and submitting responses to the District Council;

o   Managing the Parish Council’s finances, preparation of accounts and reconciliation, payroll and PAYE, payment of invoices, banking, end of year accounts, submission of accounts for external audit, VAT reclaim, preparing for budget review and precept;

o   Dealing with a variety of correspondence and public notices;

o   Posting information on the websites and updating information as necessary

 

Qualities

You will be required to work from home and attend evening meetings once a month.  You must be computer literate, have some administrative experience and a competency in maintaining accurate accounts would be an advantage.

Candidates must possess a high standard of oral and written communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel), be capable of working independently and have the ability to deal with a range of issues.

 

This is a perfect job for anyone who would like a flexible job to fit in around other activities.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply please contact the Chair of Stanton St John Parish Council, David Polgreen on 01865351469 or stantonstjohnpc@gmail.com

Deadline: Closing date for applications is 10th February

 

Sandford on Thames Parish Council - Clerk

Posted: 11th January 2018, 1:53 PM


 SANDFORD ON THAMES PARISH COUNCIL

sandfordonthames.org.uk 

 

Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Sandford on Thames Parish Council invites applications for the above part-time post.

The Clerk will work from home on a flexible basis, plus attendance at monthly evening meetings of the Council.

Hours: 7.5 per week

Salary: In accordance with NJC SCP 21, £10.363 hr plus expenses, paid quarterly plus home working allowance of £100pa.

Duties: To carry out the administrative, statutory and financial functions of the Council.

To prepare the agenda and associated papers, summon members to meetings, take minutes and distribute them, respond to enquiries and FOI requests from residents, liaise with other statutory bodies and deal with correspondence.

The Clerk and RFO will manage the finances of the Council, obtain quotations, prepare the annual budget and the annual accounts for audit.

Use of Word, Excel and email is essential together with a personal computer and broadband.

 

For a job description and/or further information please email Liz Shatford sandfordparish@gmail.com  Or telephone         01865772598 

 

Applications for this post, with a C.V. and including two referees, to be received by the current Clerk, Liz Shatford at The Old School, Church Road, Sandford on Thames, Oxford OX4 4XZ by the closing date.

Closing date: Friday March 02 2018

 

Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Parish Council,   vacancy for Parish Clerk

Posted: 9th January 2018, 3:07 PM


Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Parish Council, Oxfordshire

 

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

 

60-80 hours per month. £11.42 - £12.66 depending upon experience and qualifications.

 

Training will be available and qualifications encouraged

 

Apply by submitting CV of experience

 

For further information, job description, and person specification,

Contact: Janet Eustace, Locum Parish Clerk Tel 01451 830594

Email: kingstonbagpuizesouthmoorpc@gmail.com or

Cllr Brian Forster, Chairman, Email brian@theforsters.me.uk

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 23 FEBRUARY 2018

Ewelme Parish Council - part time clerk 10 hrs per week

Posted: 30th November 2017, 12:18 PM


EWELME PARISH COUNCIL

 

Vacancy for part-time Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications are invited for the above post in this interesting and attractive Parish.

There are six councillors and the precept for 2017/18 is £30,000.

 

Hours: an average of 10 per week, to be worked flexibly

The Clerk works from home but is required to attend all full Council meetings, which are currently held in the evenings on the second Wednesday of each month, plus any other meetings as needed.

 

Salary & other key benefits: NJC Scale LC1 SCP 18-22, starting point depending upon experience. Additionally, a working from home allowance of £100 pa is paid.  A laptop, printer and mobile phone are provided. Ewelme Parish Council is keen to support ongoing professional development.

 

Duties will include:

Manage the meetings of the Council including preparing the Agenda, taking the minutes, ensuring that decisions are implemented

Collate information required for making effective decisions as necessary

Deal with correspondence and public notices

Liaison with the public & other organisations

Post & update information on the website (no specialist knowledge needed)

 

Prepare financial reports covering budget monitoring, fund balances, receipts and payments to date, payroll, payment of accounts and other relevant current matters

Prepare the Annual Return for the Council’s approval and to submit it to the Auditor when required

To arrange for appropriate Internal Audit in accordance with Financial Regulations

 

Other tasks as necessary and agreed with the Council

 

 

The successful candidate will:

Be an excellent communicator; self-motivated and with a flexible attitude.

Be well-organised and able to deal with a wide range of situations.

Have some administrative experience and a competency in maintaining accurate accounts would be an advantage.

Be proficient in Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel)

 

How to apply:

For a job description or to discuss the post, please ring Penny Cooper, the current Clerk - 01491 838271.

Applications for this post should be by letter, with a CV. Send to

council@ewelme.info AND clerk@ewelmepc.org.uk

 Closing date: Friday 23 February 2018