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Ewelme Parish Council - part time clerk 10 hrs per week

Posted: 30th November 2017, 12:18 PM



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 AND

 Closing date: Friday 23 February 2018     


Bodicote Parish Council - Clerk

Posted: 22nd November 2017, 12:49 PM






Bodicote Parish Council invites applications for the above part-time post in this active village.


The Clerk will work from home on a flexible basis (office equipment provided, as necessary), but will be required to attend all Council meetings, which are held monthly in the evenings, plus other relevant meetings, etc. as required.



Hours: approx.. 12-14 hours per week, as needed.



Salary in accordance with NALC Scale LC2 (points 26-29):

£23,398-£25,951 pro rata - subject to qualifications and experience..



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 experience of administering meetings, incl. preparing agendas & minutes.

·         Preferably have experience of preparing and monitoring a budget.

·         Have good office/IT skills.

·         Preferably have previous experience/knowledge of local government procedures



For a Job Description and/or further information, please e-mail Valerie Russell or ring 01295-256884/01295-251754


Applications for this post, with a C.V. and including two referees, to be received by the current Clerk at 26 The Rydes, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4EJ by the closing date.


Closing date:  Friday 29 December 2017.