Vacancies

 

 

AYLESHAM PARISH COUNCIL

 

Aylesham Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Parish Clerk to undertake the administration of the Council's work. This would include keeping accounts, preparing budgets and statutory statements, arranging meetings, taking minutes at council meetings and weekly surgeries, applying for grants, updating the website and managing the Council assets.

 

Financial, admin and IT skills are required and knowledge of Local Government procedures would be an advantage. We would ideally like to recruit someone who can help us to achieve better collaboration with our community so marketing skills would also be useful.  The successful candidates will be expected to work towards achieving the CiLCA qualification, funded by the council, within 2 years of appointment. 

 

The vacancy will be a 16 hour post office-based, which will include 11 full council meetings held on the 2nd Thursday evening of the month.  Attendance at additional Committee meetings will also be required.  The successful candidates will live within a 10 mile radius of Aylesham.

 

The pay is set nationally and will be negotiated to the relevant pay scale, subject to qualifications and experience.

 

Applications should be made by emailing a CV and supporting letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of the post, to: ayleshamparishcouncil@btinternet.com

 

The closing date for application is 5pm on Friday 28th April 2018.  If successful, applicants will be invited to interview, times of the interviews will be confirmed with the applicants.

 

Interviews will be held the following week on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 from 18:00pm with the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and two other Councillors. 

 

 

 

 

ICKHAM AND WELL PARISH COUNCIL 

 

Ickham & Well Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk, who is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. Salary according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government services salary scales.   Hours average 5 per week.   

 

Duties for this home-based appointment include attending a minimum of 12 monthly evening Parish Council Meetings per year usually on the second Monday of each month; preparing the agendas; taking minutes and giving procedural advice; carrying out the Council’s administrative tasks; keeping financial records; preparing accounts and the annual budget and preparing records for audit purposes; dealing with general enquiries and correspondence; updating and co-ordinating the Parish Council website. 

The ideal candidate will be a good communicator, with a professional attitude, who can demonstrate strong IT, organisational, administrative and financial skills, be able to work on their own initiative and have good interpersonal skills.  Candidates will have a good standard of education and will preferably hold the CiLCA or other relevant qualification, although training will be given and CPD encouraged. 

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to ickhamandwellparishcouncil@gmail.com.  A copy of the Job Description is available on the website http://ickhamparishcouncil.org.uk 

or by email from ickhamandwellparishcouncil@gmail.com.

The closing date for applications is 4th May 2018

 

 

 

SHOLDEN PARISH COUNCIL


 

Sholden Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk who is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. Salary according to experience and in accordance with the National Joint Council for local council salary scales. Hours 24 per week.

 

Duties include attending monthly evening Parish Council meetings; preparation of  agendas, taking minutes and giving procedural advice; carrying out the Council’s administrative tasks; keeping financial records; preparing accounts and the annual budget and preparing records for audit purposes; dealing with general enquiries and correspondence; updating and co-ordinating the Parish Council website; producing quarterly Parish Council newsletters.

 

The ideal candidate will be organised, flexible and able to work on their own initiative and have good interpersonal skills. Accurate administrative and financial skills are essential as is the ability to deal with a wide range of issues. The applicant will have excellent computing skills.

 

Please apply by completing the application form.  For enquiries and further information email the Parish Clerk, Mary Shaw at sholdenparishcouncil@live.co.uk

 

Application form and job description can be found at www.sholdenpc.kentparishes.gov.uk

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 20 April.  Interview date: Wednesday 25 April.

 

Start date: June

 

 

 

 

 

HERNE AND BROOMFIELD

 

 

Herne & Broomfield Parish Council is looking for a qualified parish clerk to work with the current clerk who is taking flexible retirement. The position will be full time, working from the parish council office in Herne and will include some evenings and occasional weekends.

 

The applicant should be suitably qualified; Cert HE Local Policy (Certificate in Higher Education in Local Policy) CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) level 3 or 4, ensuring they have the necessary qualifications to manage the administrative, legal and financial work of the Council and to assist in the delivery of the Council’s objectives.

 

The Parish Council welcomes all suitable applicants, however, applicants who demonstrate an interest in the local community and in upholding the positive reputation of the Council, would be considered advantageous.

 

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills; flexibility and a flair for leadership. Experience and knowledge of working with local government procedures is essential.

 

The Parish Council is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity, within its workforce.

 

For a suitably qualified and experienced clerk the starting salary will be SCP 33 – 35, reviewable when reaching the top scale.

 

The current pension scheme is with the Local Government, through Kent County Council.

 

There would be a trial period of 3 months, provided this proves satisfactory, a contract between the two parties will be signed.

The proposed starting date for the trial period is expected to be 1st May 2018.

 

The parish Council is very active and consists of 13 councillors, and they encourage staff to attend training and seminars to ensure Continued Professional Development.

 

Please contact the clerk for Job Description and Person Specification, Application Form and any queries.

Please contact Monica Blyth 01227 742700 or email clerk@hbparishcouncil.co.uk

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

 

 

 

 
 
 
 







 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

       

    

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

    

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

      

 

  

 

                                                                      

                                                                 

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