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JOB VACANCIES

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ST MINVER HIGHLANDS PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Part-time – 9 hours per week

Salary – SCP 20-23 pro rata

The Council is seeking 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 CouncilMeetings;
  • 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 2019/20 is £39,695. The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk.

Closing date: Monday 20 January 2020 – midday.

FOR AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE EMAIL clerk@stminverhighlands-pc.gov.uk

LANDEWEDNACK PARISH COUNCIL

PART-TIME CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

The Council has a vacancy for a part time Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (12 hours per week).

Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience and will be in accordance with NALC recommendations for Part -Time Clerks/RFOs.

The Council meets eleven times a year on the second Thursday evening in the month. Landewednack is a parish in the Helston and South Kerrier Community Network Area, with a population of c. 1,000. The Parish Council has responsibility for the parish Cemetery, public toilets, the Green (registered common) and in its role as Trustee the Recreation Ground. The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk.

Applicants should be highly motivated, well-organised, and able to demonstrate an effective record of achievement in a similar role. Duties will include:

  • Attending meetings on the second Thursday of each month plus the Annual Parish meeting and any additional 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 Council's contracts;
  • Management of assets and insurances;
  • Setting the Council's budget, financial account preparation and liaison with auditors;
  • Liaising with the Chairman between meetings.

The Clerk/RFO will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the Council. Possession of the Certificate in Local Council Administration, or the commitment to obtaining this qualification within a year of appointment is essential.

For informal discussions about the role please contact the Chairman, Victoria Parker, or Vice-Chairman, Rob Wheeler.

Contact details on the Landewednack Parish Council website: www.landewednackparishcouncil.org.uk

For an Application Form and Job Description please email: clerk@landewednackparishcouncil.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 3rd February 2020.

BUDOCK PARISH COUNCIL

P/T Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer - 12 hours per week

(salary in accordance with NALC & SLCC recommended rates)

We are looking for a good communicator, administrator and manager to support the work of the Parish Council.

For further information and application pack, please contact the Clerk - preferably by email initially.

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2020

Interviews: - To be advised

Email: clerk@budockparish.net

Telephone: 01326 373727

The Clerk, Budock Village Hall, Budock Water, TR11 5DR

Website: www.budockparish.net

PENZANCE TOWN COUNCIL

Support Services Manager / Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)

Salary Range: SCP 29-31 (£32,029 – £33,799)

Penzance Council is seeking an experienced and forward-looking person for the full-time post of Support Services Manager/RFO. This is a key financial and administrative management position in one of Cornwall's larger town councils, responsible to the Town Clerk for managing the Council's £1.5 million budget and accounts and also the Council's core administrative support services.

Penlee House Gallery and Museum and certain other amenities are owned and managed by the Council with further responsibilities expected to be devolved from Cornwall Council over the coming years. This is both an exciting and challenging time to join a Council committed to a programme of expansion and reform.

The position requires an individual with strong leadership and inter-personal skills and a proven track record in financial and staff management.

If you would like to discuss the vacancy please ring Hester Hunt (Town Clerk) on 01736 363405. An application form and information pack can be obtained from:

Penzance Council, Penlee Centre, Penlee Park, Penzance TR18 4HE

Tel. 01736 363405; Email: info@penzance-tc.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 3 February

Interviews will take place on Friday 7 February 2020.