Parish Clerk

Location
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary
£12.39 per hour
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Parish Clerk

5 hours per week   (some additional hours may be required initially)    

Salary: £12.39 per hour

The Parish Council is seeking a part-time Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.  The position to start as soon as possible.   The parish is located about 4 miles south of Lichfield, 4 miles northeast of Sutton Coldfield, and 3 miles southwest of Tamworth.  It has a total of about 330 residents living within the two small settlements of Hints and Canwell. The parish is entirely within Green Belt.

The post is mainly home-based, but there are about 6 Council meetings a year (evenings), plus an Annual Parish Meeting.  The Clerk manages council business, assisting and advising the council in all aspects of local government administration and ensuring compliance with legal and financial obligations.  The clerk is also the council’s responsible financial officer (RFO) managing all aspects of the council’s finances.

Applicants should have book-keeping experience, a good working knowledge of Word and Excel and, preferably, previous local government experience.  Further training will be available.


The role requires motivation, enthusiasm and teamwork, together with good management, organisational and personal communication skills.

Click apply below for further information and to request and application! 

The closing date for applications is 6pm on Friday 28 June 2019