Vacancies

  

WEST PECKHAM PARISH COUNCIL

 

West Peckham 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 business, providing advice, and implementing decisions.

 

Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. 

 

Working hours are about two to three per week and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales.  With the exception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home and will be provided with a computer. 

The Council meets in the evening on the first Monday of every other month, with other meetings being called as required.

 

Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available.

 

For an informal discussion, and an application form and job description, please contact the Chairman, Ron Wright, on 07761 005995 or email betron.wright@gmail.com

 

Applications should be sent, marked “Private and confidential”, to the following address by no later than 30th Nov 2018:   Fairmile, Forge Lane,  West Peckham,  Maidstone , ME18 5JP

 

 

 

KNOCKHOLT PARISH COUNCIL

 

 

Knockholt 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 16 per week.

 

Duties for this home-based appointment include attending monthly evening Parish Council Meetings usually on the first Monday of each month; attending on average 2 per month evening committee meetings; 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; liaising with village sports clubs and other leisure/volunteer organisations.

 

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.

 

The starting salary is in accordance with the current NJC salary point LCI sp 20

 

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to CllrHildrew@gmail.com

A copy of the Job Description is available on the website: or by email from knockholtclerk@gmail.com

The closing date for applications is 31st October.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COXHEATH PARISH COUNCIL 

 

 

An opportunity has arisen to join Coxheath Parish Council as the Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer. Representing Coxheath Village as Parish Clerk is an interesting and varied role. Requires good discipline to fulfil an essential role supporting the community, working flexible hours to provide support and guidance regarding all aspects of the Council’s activities.

 

This part time role will commence 01 January 2019, initially shadowing the current Clerk until his retirement on 31 March 2019. From 01 April 2019 the new Clerk will then continue in this role moving forwards. Initially, 50hrs /month increasing to 100hrs /month from 01 April 2019, including evening meetings.

 

Administrative skills are the key function of this role along with the ability to work on your own initiative. Computer skills are a further essential requirement, with a working knowledge of email and office software.

 

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the NALC employment contract to the salary scale LC2. Final appointment will be made in early December 2018.

 

 

Closing date for applications, comprising a CV with a covering letter, is 12 October 2018. For further information contact the Parish Clerk on 01622 745332, or email terryketley@btinternet.com. Applications should be sent to Clive Parker, Coxheath Parish Council, 17 Adam Close, Coxheath, Maidstone, ME17 4QU.

 

 

 

 

 ROLVENDEN PARISH COUNCIL

 

Rolvenden Parish Council are seeking to recruit an experienced Clerk, who is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council, preferably CiLCA qualified.

 

Salary will be in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government Services salary scales and experience.

 

This is a home-based appointment average 10 hours per week, to include attending monthly council meetings usually the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

 

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to councillordenisecurtain@rolvendenparishcouncil.org.uk

 

The closing date for applications is 1st November 2018.

 

 

 

WALTHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Waltham 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 9 monthly evening Parish Council Meetings per year usually on the first Tuesday 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.

 

The starting salary for this position would be between SCP 15-18

 

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to parishclerk@waltham.org or to the Chairman John Barry (moosejawjohn@gmail.com)

 

A copy of the Job Description is available on the website: http://walthampc.kentparishes.gov.uk or by email from parishclerk@waltham.org.

 

The closing date for applications is 1st October 2018

 

 

KINGSTON PARISH COUNCIL

 


 

Kingston Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk to be the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council.  Salary will be according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government services salary scales.  Hours are 16 hours per calendar month. 


 

Duties for this home-based appointment include attending 11 monthly evening Parish Council meetings per year usually on the first Monday of each month, plus the Annual Village Meeting in May; preparing the agenda; 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. 

The ideal candidate will be a good communicator, with a professional attitude, and who is confident that they can work on their own initiative.  They must have good interpersonal skills and the necessary ability to handle the organisational, computing, administrative and financial tasks required, although initial training will be given if required.

Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to  apply@kingstoncanterbury.org.uk


 

A copy of the job description is available at http://kingstoncanterbury.org/parishcouncil/clerk-vacancy/

 

The closing date for applications is 15th October 2018.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

 

 

 

 
 
 
 







 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

       

    

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

    

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

      

 

  

 

                                                                      

                                                                 

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