Vacancy at Bridgham Parish Council

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Vacancy

Vacancy at Bridgham Parish Council

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


Bridgham is a small rural parish situated between Thetford and Attleborough with approximately 140 households.


The vacancy is for 4 hours per week. The position is home-based with attendance at all Parish Council meetings which are usually held in Bridgham & Roudham Village Hall on the last Monday of the month.


No formal qualifications are required although applications from CiLCA qualified clerks would be welcome. Other than that a good standard of computer literacy and general administrative experience would be required. Training will be available.  Salary negotiable within agreed national pay scales.


The main duties will include:


·  Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings, plus the Annual Parish Meeting which is currently held in April

·  Preparation and publication of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings, also to be published within statutory timeframes

·  Administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files and the Parish Council website, review of all parish policies and procedures, dealing with correspondence and enquiries

·  Manage and report the Parish Council’s finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit

·  Advise and support five Councillors

·  Liaise with District and County Councillors, other organisations and official bodies as needed

·  Other duties as determined by the Parish Council.


For further information please contact the Parish Council Chairman Alan Yorke on 07432 310811.


The job description is available at bridghampc@gmail.com


To apply, send your CV and covering letter of application to bridghampc@gmail.com by 23rd July 2021.