Northwold & Whittington Parish Council

Northwold & Whittington Parish Council

This is a home-based post with flexible working hours. However availability to attend Parish Council meetings on the evening of the first Thursday every month (excluding August), either in Northwold or Whittington, is essential. Full office equipment will be provided to the successful candidate and office expenses recompensed.

The Council is looking for a professional and self-motivated person to undertake the duties of the post which include:

  • Producing agendas in consultation with the Chairperson

  • Producing minutes of the meetings

  • Monitoring actions and decisions of the Parish Council

  • Undertaking reviews and updates of Policies & Governing Documents

  • Delivering actions as specified at meetings

  • Dealing with correspondence

  • Website updates / notices for the newsletter

  • Ensuring Planning Applications are considered and responses are submitted to West Norfolk Borough Council by return deadlines

  • All financial matters including:

  • preparation of monthly accounts statement (payments & receipts) and bank reconciliations to be presented at meetings

  • payment of invoices and banking of income

  • Annual Insurance renewal & Asset Register review

  • End of Year Accounts and Annual Audit Return

  • VAT Reclaims

  • Budget review & Precept request

Hourly rate starting at SCP7 £10.16 (negotiable), to be agreed dependant on qualifications and experience.

For an informal discussion regarding the post please call 07766 204 176 or email

To apply please forward a copy of your CV, the names and contact details of two referees and a covering letter explaining your suitability to the post to or 14 Swaffham Road, Mundford, Norfolk. IP26 5HR

Closing date midday 22/07/2022. Start date 01/09/2022