Vacancy at Spooner Row Community Council

Spooner Row Community Council invites applicants for the role of clerk.  Our Community Council was formed in May 2019, with responsibility for the villages of Spooner Row, Suton and Wattlefield in South Norfolk.

About the Role: The clerk acts as a proper officer of the Council, managing day-to-day Council business, providing regulatory advice to the Council, and implementing the Council's decisions. Previous experience and qualifications in a similar role are desirable but not essential.  A local candidate is preferable and applicants should hold, or be willing to obtain within 12 months, the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, innovative, flexible, and proactive clerk to assist in establishing the working practices of the Council.   The home-based post is part-time, with a requirement to attend monthly meetings; the majority of which will be on Thursday evenings in Spooner Row, with occasional meetings on Saturday mornings.  A computer will be provided.

Hours: The long-term contracted hours will be 5 hours per week, subject to annual review.

Salary: Pay and conditions are based on the National Association of Local Councils and Society of Local Council Clerks' new salary scale points 5-17; depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply:

Please forward CV and letter of application in the first instance to:

Mr Julian Halls

2 Chapel Loke

Spooner Row



NR18 9LS

For an informal chat about the position please call Julian on 01953 600720.

The closing date for applications is Friday 16/04/2021.  Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19/04/2021 or by mutual arrangement.  The estimated start date is 26/04/2021.

01603 857004