Vacancy at Tivetshall Parish Council

Tivetshall Parish Council is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, dynamic and forward-thinking individual to the position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer, with effect from 1st March 2021. This is a varied and interesting role within the first tier of Local Government requiring excellent communication, administrative, computer and numeracy skills.


Tivetshall is a South Norfolk parish of approximately 540 residents. This post is a home working position, but you will be required to attend the monthly Parish Council meetings, which you will be responsible for clerking, plus attend monthly pre-meetings with the Chair. A flexible approach is needed as working hours will vary according to the needs of the Council, plus you may be required to work additional hours from time to time to meet business needs.


The Parish Council employs a part-time handyman and you will supervise this role.


Responsible for the day-to-day running of the Council you will have a proven track record of good organisational skills, including managing and prioritising a varied and challenging workload. You will represent the Council in your dealings with external agencies and the general public, you will therefore be able to demonstrate the ability to build good working relationships and communicate at all levels.


This post would suit someone interested in the local community. Experience of working in local government and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) is desirable but not essential. A willingness to study for the CILCA qualification is required.


Salary will be in accordance with experience and qualification within the National Joint Council Salary Scales for Local Government and the standard terms and conditions of employment agreed nationally.


If you are interested in applying for this position you should contact the Parish Clerk on 07899861887 or email parish.clerk@tivetshall.org.uk by the closing date of 12th March 2021.


Interviews are planned for week commencing 15th March 2021.

01603 857004

@norfolkpts