Clerk to Perranuthnoe Parish Council

Perranuthnoe, Penzance
SCP 18 to 28 (c £24-30,000) pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience
07 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Part Time


Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy

Part-time – 16-18 hours per week 

Salary – SCP 18 to 28 pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience

Perranuthnoe Parish Council seeks a part-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). Duties will include:

·      Attending meetings on the third Monday of each month plus the Annual Parish meeting and any further meetings required;

·      The preparation of meeting agendas and taking accurate minutes of Parish Council Meetings;

·      Keeping accurate financial records, banking, invoices, payment of accounts, dealing with statutory pension requirements and HMRC payments/wages etc;

·      Taking action on resolutions passed by the Council;

·      Administering Parish Council events and projects;

·      Management and administration of the Council's contracts;

·      Management of assets and insurances;

·      Setting the councils budget, financial account preparation and liaison with auditors;

·      Liaise with Chairman between meetings.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons, although training will be offered and enthusiasm to learn will be an attractive quality. The Clerk/RFO will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the council.

The Clerk/RFO will be an employee of the Council and remuneration will be for 16-18 hours per week. The salary scale is in accordance with NALC recommendations for Part Time Clerks/RFOs. The precise starting point for the successful candidate will depend on level of qualifications and experience.

Perranuthnoe is a parish in the West Penwith Community Network Area, with a population of circa 2500. The Council's precept for 2019/20 is £37023 The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk.

Closing date: 12noon Wednesday 3rd April

It is proposed that Interviews will be held on Friday 12thApril


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