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Cornwall Association of Local Councils

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County Executive Officer: Sarah Mason
Unit 1, 1 Riverside House
Heron Way Newham, Truro
TR1 2XN

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St Minver Highlands

Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy
Part-time – 9 hours per week
Salary – SCP 26-29 pro rata

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

• Attending meetings on the second Tuesday 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 and HMRC payments/wages etc;
• Taking action on resolutions passed by the Council;
• Administering Parish Council events and projects;
• Management and administration of the Councils 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 9 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.


St Minver Highlands is a parish in the Wadebridge Community Network Area, with a population of c.1,200. The Council's precept for 2017/18 is £37,500. The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk.


Closing date for applications is Monday 4th December – midday.
Interviews will be held in mid December.
FOR AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE EMAIL clerk@stminverhighlands-pc.org.uk