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BABERGH

East Bergholt

Parish Clerk

20 hours per week - £9.34 to £12.81 per hour

The position is for 20 hours per week working from home, actual hours worked each week can vary. Salary will be in accordance with the National Joint Council Salary Scale LC1/LC2 - £9.34 - £12.81 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications.

The Clerk is the Proper Officer and the Responsible Financial Officer, and ensures the Parish Council adheres to legislation, prepares Agendas, records Minutes, pays invoices, keeps financial records, administers budget monitoring, data protection, uploads information onto the Council's website and organises the council's day-to-day administration. The Clerk is also responsible for administration and marking up of the East Bergholt Cemetery and dealing with parishioner's queries.

The Clerk services the Statutory Council Meetings which take place on the second Thursday evening of the month 12 times a year and the Strategy, Finance & Policy Committee which meets approx. 6 times a year.

You must have good organisational, communication and IT Skills. Knowledge of Local Government procedure would be an advantage, CiLCA qualification is not a requirement although the Parish Council would fund appropriate training if required.

The appointed person will be expected to maintain confidentiality of information in an independent objective and professional manner. A laptop and laser printer will be provided.

Applications should be made by sending a CV and covering letter, setting out evidence of relevant skills and experience to the current clerk Valerie Ayton by email

FOREST HEATH

Currently no vacancies

MID SUFFOLK

Fressingfield

PARISH CLERK and RFO

The successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of the parish council

The Parish Clerk will be offered training to support this role and must be able to attend evening meetings of the parish council

Salary ...in accordance with NALC national guidelines, dependent on experience and qualifications

Hours 36 per month

For further information contact:

Name ...Garry Deeks (Chairman) Tel no/email ...01379 586616/ or Clerk

Deadline ...17 July 2018

ST EDMUNDSBURY

WICKHAMBROOK

Parish Clerk

The successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of the Parish Council and will also be the Responsible Financial Officer

The Parish Clerk will be offered training to support this role and must be able to attend evening meetings of the Parish Council

Salary: In accordance with NJC salary scales and dependent on skills and experience

Hours: Between 9 and 12 hours per week in line with the responsibilities adopted

For further information contact: Tel no/ 01440 821861 or email parishclerk@wickhambrook.org

(all enquiries will be passed to the Chairman of the Parish Council)

Deadline: Tuesday 31 July 2018

FLEMPTON CUM HENGRAVE

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Hours of work are negotiable. Salary will be in accordance with the National Salary Scales dependent on experience and qualification. .

The Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and, working from home, is responsible for preparing Agendas, recording Minutes, keeping financial records, budget monitoring, data protection, uploading information onto the Council's website,accounts and organising the council's day-to-day administration.

The applicant must have good organisational, numeracy, communication and IT Skills. Knowledge of Local Government procedure would be an advantage.

The appointed person will be expected to maintain confidentiality of information in an independent objective and professional manner.

Training may be available.

Applications should be made to the chairman. D.A.Bambury BChd. tel: 01284 703917 [ please leave a message] or email

Please contact for an informal chat.

SUFFOLK COASTAL

Martlesham Parish Council

Council Officer/Support Worker

Do you have an interest in local issues, the ability to work flexibly as part of a small staff team & with volunteers, good communication and administrative skills, experience with social media and the ability to manage & complete projects? If so, this role may suit you.

You will initially be required to work 18 hrs per week, Wed – Fri, £9.80 per hour.

For an information pack, available from 02 July 2018, apply to: Martlesham Parish Council, Parish Room, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge IP12 4PB, or 01473 612632 or clerk@martleshamcouncil.org.uk or go to http://martlesham.onesuffolk.net

Closing date for applications: 5pm Fri 27 July 2018

Bruisyard

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

to act on behalf of the Council and carry out responsibilities required to ensure effective running of this small parish council.

5 hours per month. The Council meets 6 times a year with the Parish Council meeting taking place on the second Monday of every other month.

Salary will be in accordance with the National Council Salary Scales dependent on experience and qualifications.

The Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and Responsible Financial Officer, and, working from home, is responsible for preparing annual financial statements, annual budget, meeting agendas, taking minutes, keeping financial records, budget monitoring, data protection, uploading information onto the Council's website and organising the council's day-to-day administration. A laptop will be provided.

The applicant must have good organisational, communication and IT Skills.

Please apply in writing to the current clerk, Helen Fomenko by email or calling 07798 523665.

Snape Parish Council

Parish Clerk

The successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of the parish council

The Parish Clerk will be offered training to support this role and must be able to attend evening meetings of the parish council

Salary £2,838.00

Hours 20 per month

For further information contact:

Name Tim Beach Tel no: 07507 491219 email

Deadline 31st July 2018

Clopton Parish Council

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

The successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of the parish council.

The Parish Clerk will be offered training to support this role and must be able to attend evening meetings of the parish council (6 meetings per annum).

Salary: In accordance with National Salary Scales, according to qualifications and experience.

Hours: 4 per week.

For further information contact:

Name: Christopher Angwin (Chairman) Email

Deadline: Friday 6th July 2018

WAVENEY

Bungay Town Council

A vacancy has arisen for a Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer for this busy and forward-looking Parish Council.

Hours: Negotiable between 0.8 – Fulltime.

Salary: In accordance with National Joint Council Salary Scales, dependant on qualifications and experience.

Working from the parish office, the clerk will be responsible for its day to day running and be the public face of the council. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and be willing to work some evenings each month. As the Proper Officer and RFO they will be responsible for preparing annual financial statements, an annual budget, meeting agendas, taking minutes, keeping financial records, budget monitoring, data protection, uploading information onto the Council's website and organising the council's day-to-day administration. They will possess relevant IT and organisational skills and hold, or be willing to undertake training for the CiLCA award. Knowledge of local government procedures would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing the infrastructure that will enable the council to achieve a Local Council Quality Award so as to form a pro-active and responsive council that is engaged with the people it serves.

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm Monday 9th July 2018.

For more information and to receive an application pack please contact Mick Lincoln, Chair of Bungay Town Council email: michael.lincoln@bungaytowncouncil.gov.uk Telephone: 01986 896112

Town Council website: Bungay.onesuffolk.net

OUTSIDE OF SUFFOLK

Currently no vacancies