Parish Clerk & RFO – Readvertisement



For; Utkinton and Cotebrook Parish Council

6 hours PW – permanent after 3-month probationary period

Please note that this is a re-advertisement and previous applicants need not re-apply.

A vacancy has arisen for Clerk & RFO to Utkinton and Cotebrook Parish Council. The person must have previous local government experience  and would suit a candidate who has previous financial management within local government. This is a post of 6 hours per week.

The post benefits from flexible working as evening and weekend duties and it is necessary to arrange and attend a monthly Parish Council Meeting, to meet Parish needs. The post attracts a salary of £11.76 per hour, negotiable depending on experience.

The Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the Parish Council. The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions. The Clerk is also the Council’s Responsible Financial Officer.

Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping / financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. This post is working from home and a Council computer will be provided and it is necessary that you are able to store Parish Council records at home.

Working hours are  6 – hours each week, with the exception of meetings attendance, the Council meets in the evening on the second Tuesday of each month, with other meetings being called as required.

If you are interested please contact the Chair (Francis Tunney) on 07860 917446 or with a CV and covering letter of application.

Interviews will be undertaken after the February Parish Council meeting (which takes place on Tuesday 9th February) and conducted via ‘Zoom’ unless otherwise notified.


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