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GIMINGHAM PARISH COUNCIL - CLERK/RFO

GIMINGHAM PARISH COUNCIL - CLERK/RFO

Gimingham Parish Counci is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) to work alongside the team of Parish Councillors.


The position which is primarily home-based, involves working 4 hours per week, flexible, including attendance at Parish Council meetings which are held in the evenings, 10 times per annum at 7.30pm on a Monday. The salary is £11.50 per hour and is a PAYE role; you will need to hold your CiLCA or working towards the qualification.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Organising and attending Council Meetings

  • Preparing Agendas and writing Minutes

  • Advising the Council on Government Legislation and other matters

  • Updating the Parish Council website

  • Maintaining/updating files and documents

  • Actioning the Council’s decisions

  • Attending to all correspondence including letters and emails

  • Distributing relevant information to Councillors

  • Acting as the Responsible Financial Officer

  • Managing and reporting on the Parish Council’s finances

  • Manage the HMRC payroll, annual budget, payment of invoices and bank reconciliations

  • Reclaiming VAT and bottle bank return and preparing the Accounts for Annual Audit

  • Acting as the Data Protection Officer for the Parish Council

  • Monitoring planning applications and circulating to the Council – liaising with Planning Department

  • Management of allotments – garden and agricultural

  • Management of play area and grass cutting within the playing field and village

  • Liaising directly with the public, Norfolk County Council, North Norfolk District Council and partners

You will need good administrative, communication, IT, numerical and organisational skills and basic financial knowledge. 


You would need to be flexible in approach and able to meet deadlines. Training can be given and attained. This position is available from 7th July 2024. In the first instance please send your CV to Clerk.Gimingham@gmail.com.

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