Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

Stone With Bishopstone And Hartwell Parish Council.
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Competitive rates of pay
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Stone, Bishopstone & Hartwell Parish Council Invite applications for the position of Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer

The successful applicant will be responsible for dealing with parish council correspondence and financial accounts, preparing the agenda for, attending, and writing the minutes of, its monthly, annual and occasional committee meetings. The Clerk will also be responsible for the administration of the parish council's cemetery, the management and booking of the parish's Jubilee Pavilion and liaising with grounds maintenance contractors and external agencies. Good literacy, numeracy, IT, communication and inter-personal skills are essential and the successful candidate would be expected to have, or be prepared to obtain a CiLCA qualification. The applicant should also demonstrate a sound knowledge of accounting packages used and financial book-keeping.

After a paid probationary period of 6 months, the salary for a 25 hr week will be based on NALC/SLCC scales, depending upon qualifications, experience and demonstrated skills.

Applications, with curriculum vitae and references should be sent to the address below to arrive nlt 31 Oct 2016. Potentially suitable candidates will be called for interview during Nov 2016 with a view to commencing work 3 Jan 2017.

The Clerk Selection Committee,
Stone, Bishopstone & Hartwell Parish Council,
12 Chesterfield Close,
HP17 8PY

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