Vacancy at Overstrand Parish Council

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Overstrand Parish Council. The post is part time based upon an average 20 hours per week.  You will be required to attend evening meetings, normally on the 1st Wednesday of each month, and attend ad hoc meetings as required. The post holder will work from home.

The ideal candidate will live in Overstrand or the surrounding Parishes, be highly motivated and well organised with the personal qualities of integrity, discretion, objectivity and impartiality. Essential skills are excellent communication (oral, written and IT) and personal interaction in order to work effectively with our Councillors, residents, North Norfolk District Council, neighbouring Parish Councils, contractors and suppliers. Duties include - scheduling and co-ordinating meetings, preparing meeting agendas and supporting papers, attending and providing advice at meetings, taking minutes and completing administrative actions and correspondence arising.  Knowledge of local authority procedures will be required but can be learnt whilst in post.  The post holder should have experience of basic accounting/book keeping and record-keeping.

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The conditions of employment and remuneration will be based on the National Association of Local Council’s recommendations and contract. The starting salary will be by negotiation, based on skills and experience and subject to PAYE as applicable.  Scale: From SCP10 to SCP17 - £11.05 to £12.69 per hour.  To apply – please write a letter outlining relevant skills and experience and send it for the attention of the current Clerk. The Clerk Overstrand Parish Council, 15 Pauls Lane, Overstrand, Norfolk NR27 0PF

Closing date for applications 30th April 2021. Interviews will be held on Saturday 8th May and the successful applicant will be required to attend the June meeting and shadow the current Clerk before fully taking on the role.

01603 857004