Vacancy at Stiffkey Parish Council

Friday, 19 February 2021


Vacancy at Stiffkey Parish Council

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

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Arrange, publicise and attend bi-monthly Parish Council meetings (held on the last Monday of the month January, March, May, July, September 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 seven Councillors

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

Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered. The post is for 4 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally taking place at the Village Hall.

The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 14 (currently £12.00/hour) - SCP 17 (currently £12.73/hour).

For further information on the role please contact Locum Clerk Catherine Moore on 01493 253041. The job description is available at

To apply, send your CV and covering letter of application to or post to Jubilee Farm, Fleggburgh Road, Rollesby, Norfolk NR29 5HH.

Interviews will be conducted remotely via Zoom, or by implementing social distancing measures according to government guidelines at the time. Any candidate requiring special circumstances for an interview (for example shielding, so remote interview only) should make this known at the time of their application. This will not affect the assessment of any candidate, but is to ensure the Council can put appropriate measures in place.