Vacancy at Barnham Broom Parish Council
BARNHAM BROOM PARISH COUNCIL
Part-Time Flexible Vacancy
Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
Are you an experienced administrator who is looking for flexible, part-time work locally?
Are you enthusiastic, self-motivated and computer literate?
We are looking for a Parish Clerk to work in support of the Council’s 7 Councillors. The position is available from 1st July 2021. The position is home based for 25 hours per month including one evening meeting a month. A laptop is provided, a printer is available if required. Salary to be agreed, depending on qualifications and experience, within the National Joint Council for Local Government Service’s pay scale (range SCP 7 -14 (£10.41 - £12.00 per hr)) plus 22 days holiday pro-rota. A handover period will be available.
Main duties include;
Arranging, publicising and attending one Council meeting a month on 3rd Thursday, 7.30pm (at the village hall)
Preparing agendas, meeting documentation and writing minutes
Act as the Responsible Financial Officer. Manage the Council’s finances including preparing the budget, payment of invoices, reclaiming VAT and end of year accounts
Managing HMRC PAYE (Basic Tools)
Maintaining Council files and records
Updating the Council website, facebook page and village noticeboard
Managing Council assets, including maintenance and insurance
Managing Council volunteers
Dealing with correspondence, including liaising with District & County Council’s, local organisations and the public
Monitoring and updating the Council on relevant planning applications and responding where required
Ensuring current legislation and procedures are adhered to by informing and advising the Council and updating Council policies and processes
Carrying out tasks as required in relation to the Barnham Broom Parish Trust (charity administered by the Council)
Relevant experience and/or qualifications would be an advantage but full training will be given. A willingness to undertake the CiLCA qualification, if not held, will be required. Full details will be provided to the successful applicant.
For more information, please contact Sonya Blythe (Parish Clerk) on
Closing date is Friday 11 June 2021, 5pm.