Vacancies

 

 

MEOPHAM PARISH COUNCIL 

 

Meopham Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerical Assistant to join its office at the Windmill in Meopham for 5 hours per week on average.  The position is initially a temporary position for 6 months.  Starting salary is £9.34 per hour, in line with the National Association of Local Council (NALC) salary scales.

 

The Clerical Assistant will predominately attend and take the minutes at monthly planning meetings, dealing with planning applications, held on a Tuesday evening as well as being responsible for producing the agenda and managing the administrative work in preparation for the meetings. The successful candidate must be able to drive and hold a full UK driving licence as part of the duties will include driving around the parish to put up notices/agendas on the 8 parish notice boards. Mileage can be reclaimed at the current NALC mileage rate (0.45p per mile).

 

The ideal candidate will be a good communicator, who can demonstrate strong IT skills in word and excel as well as having excellent organisational and administrative skills, be able to work on their own initiative and have good interpersonal skills.  

 

Application form, job description and person specification can be found at www.meopham.org or please contact the Clerk (Sarah Egglesden) for further details at: tel: 01474 813779 or email at clerk@meopham.org

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 11 May 2018

Interview date: week commencing 14May 2018

 

Start date: June 2018

 

 

 

SOUTHBOROUGH TOWN COUNCIL  

 

Interim OR Permanent Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.  Salary: Starting LC3 (39 – 51) £35,229 – £46,957 plus benefit package – Salary to be reviewed when new Hub is complete.

 

Southborough Town Council is a forward-looking authority with ambitious plans for the council and the area we serve.  In conjunction with Kent County Council and Tunbridge Wells Borough Council  we are currently building a new civic complex which includes:  Council Office, Theatre, Library, Café, Community Rooms and Sports Pavilion.    We are seeking a new Clerk who will help shape the way we operate and work closely with Members of the council to bring about the changes we seek.  The post becomes vacant in the autumn and we will provide you with the opportunity to work alongside our current Clerk, who is retiring in September after a long and very successful career with us. The current Salary Scale is LC3 39-51.

 

We are looking to appoint an interim Clerk for a 12 month period through the development period prior to recruiting a permanent replacement.  However, we are open to receive applications and are prepared to hire for the permanent position of Town Clerk now while recognising that the role may increase with the new development and the job description and salary level  will be reviewed at completion.

 

You will be a proven leader and innovator and able to develop and maintain productive working relationships with Members of the council and colleagues within our organisation and beyond.  As well as demonstrating success in administrative management in a complex environment; and a solid understanding of Local Government; you will be an exceptional communicator, including adding value in community engagement. Proviing clear and expert advice to the council and assisting in the development of our policies, your financial management and IT skills will be strong. There is much going on in Southborough, including a move to a new office, so you will have an opportunity to get involved in a number of projects.

 

You will need to hold iLCA/CiLCA or be prepared to gain these qualifications following appointment. 

 

The role is 37 hours per week.  The job description can be found on southboroughcouncil.co.uk

Or please call 01892 520770 for more information

 

The closing date for applications is Friday May 27th 2018.

Interviews will take place during June 2018 in Tunbridge Wells.

 

Please send application with full details of experience to date to:  Cllr David Elliott, Chairman Southborough Town Council C/o Tunbridge Wells Borough Council at the address below.

Note:  During the construction of our new Civic Complex Southborough Town Council is temporary located within the office of -Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS.

For further information, job description and job specification, please go to:

http://www.southboroughcouncil.co.uk/town-council-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 an assistant clerk to work with the current clerk and to do the training to qualify as a parish clerk, the parish council will cover the cost of the training. The position will be full time, working from the parish council office in Herne and will include some evenings and occasional weekends. 

 

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. Also candidates who have experience of Local Government would be welcome.

 

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 candidate the starting salary will be SCP 28-31, dependant on experience and qualifications, 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.

Closing date for applications is 18th 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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