Grimston Parish Council Vacancy
Grimston Parish Council in West Norfolk comprises of the villages of Grimston and Pott Row with just under 2000 residents.
Part time - 17 hours a week, flexible home working by arrangement
Salary scale (SCP 16-19) with pension, dependant on experience and qualifications
As Parish Clerk you will be home based, but work closely with parish councillors, using your knowledge and expertise to help develop and maintain the services we have to offer our Community. You will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial, and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered, and decisions effectively implemented.
Suitably qualified (ideally with or be willing to obtain CiLCA – the Certificate in Local Council Administration), motivated and community focused, you will bring your administrative, financial and organisational skills to the role. The ability to communicate well is essential.
We offer excellent nationally based terms and conditions of employment for this post which will involve working evenings, attending 11 Parish Council meetings a year plus additional Committee meetings as required.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Organising and attending council meetings, preparing agendas, and writing minutes
Maintaining the Council’s website and Facebook page
Maintaining/updating files and documents
Implementing Council decisions
Attending promptly to all correspondence including letters and emails
Act as the responsible Financial Officer, manage and report on the Parish
Council’s finances, including HMRC PAYE, annual budget preparation, payment of invoices and reclaiming VAT
Preparing end of year accounts liaising with both internal and external auditors
Source, apply for and monitor grants or external funding
Recording and circulating planning applications to the Council
Liaising with Borough and County Council and respective Ward Members
Management of Village Greens, War Memorial, Clock Tower and street furniture
Please send your CV detailing work experience as well as the qualities and skills you would bring to the job to the Parish Council Chairman c/o firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th October with interviews taking place shortly afterwards.