Ringland Parish Council Vacancy

Ringland Parish Council Vacancy

Ringland Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.


Ringland is a small rural parish situated to the North West of Norwich with approximately 100 households and extensive common land.


Experience as a Parish or Town Clerk is essential and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) is desirable. The post is for 5 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally taking place at the Village Hall.


The successful candidate will be expected to:


  • Arrange, publicise and attend quarterly Parish Council meetings (held on the first Monday of the month in February, May, August and November) and one Annual Parish Meeting including preparation of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings

  • Attend to administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files and the Parish Council website, annual review of all parish policies, dealing with correspondence and enquiries, and overseeing the maintenance of parish council assets

  • Manage and report the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit

  • Advise and support six Councillors

  • Liaise with District and County Councillors (and other organisations as needed)


The successful candidate will be working with a supportive group of Councillors who will also encourage the new Clerk in their continuing professional development. Support and training will be offered via Norfolk ALC and Norfolk Parish Training & Support.


The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates.


For further information on the role please contact Chairman Nick Adams cllr.nick.adams@ringlandparishcouncil.com


To apply, send your CV and covering letter to parishclerk@ringlandparishcouncil.com or post to Parish Clerk, Ringland Village Hall, The Street, Ringland. NR8 6JA