Applications invited - Kilsby Parish Clerk
Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
Council: Kilsby Parish Council
Salary: Scale LC2 NJC Salary Point 26 – 29 (£23,398 - £ 25,951) subject to qualifications and experience pro rata to part time (pay award pending).
Contract: Permanent Part time 14 hours per week including scheduled evening meetings.
Pension: Post holder eligible to join the NEST pension scheme
Location: To work from home
Applications are invited for the position of Parish Clerk & RFO which will become vacant in mid-June 2018.
Kilsby Parish lies in Northamptonshire, 5 miles from SE of Rugby and 6 miles from the District town of Daventry. Part of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal lies within the parish.
It has a population of 2000, a Primary School, Church, Chapel, Village Hall and recently opened Community Shop and administers a Cemetery.
The Parish Council has 11 seats, and a precept of £45,910. The Council holds the General Power of Competence and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The successful post holder will be expected to carry out the functions of the RFO and be the Proper Officer, serving all statutory notifications for the local council.
The Parish Clerk is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Parish Council services and functions.
The successful candidate will require excellent management and leadership skills enabling them to work in partnership with staff, councillors, contractors and the local community and external partners.
This post requires an excellent track record in administration, accounting, policy, project management, communication and strategic thinking. Experience of working in local councils is desirable as is experience of budget monitoring and using “Office”.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or who would work to achieve the qualification within 18 months of commencing employment.
Informal discussions concerning the role can be made by contacting the current Clerk, Catherine Camp on 01788 891184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Links to the application Packs including job description, person specification and application form are included below www.kilsbyvillage.co.uk
The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 11th May 2018
Interviews are planned for Friday 18th May (requests for alternative interview dates to be considered in exceptional circumstances).
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