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BABERGH

Groton

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

The position is for 16 hours per month. Meetings usually take place on the first Wednesday evening of the month 6 times a year. Salary will be in accordance with the National Joint Council Salary Scales dependent on experience and qualifications.

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 and organising the council's day-to-day administration. A laptop will be provided.

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

Applications should be made by sending a CV and covering letter, setting out evidence of relevant skills and experience to the current clerk, Anita Robinson by email clerkgrotonpc@gmail.com (01787 211673).

Edwardstone

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

The position is for 16 hours per month. Meetings usually take place on the third Monday evening of the month 6 times a year. Salary will be in accordance with the National Joint Council Salary Scales dependent on experience and qualifications.

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 and organising the council's day-to-day administration. A laptop will be provided.

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

Applications should be made by sending a CV and covering letter, setting out evidence of relevant skills and experience to the current clerk, Anita Robinson by email at clerkedwardstone@gmail.com (01787 211673).

FOREST HEATH

Currently no vacancies

MID SUFFOLK

Drinkstone 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 SCP 20 – 23 depending on experience & qualifications

Hours 4 per week

For further information contact:

Name Daphne Youngs, Chairman

Tel no/email drinkstonechair@gmail.com 01449 737423

Deadline ASAP

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer for Offton and Willisham Parish Council

The position is for 6.5 hours per week. Meetings usually take place on the first or last Monday evening of the month (a total of 8 meetings per year). 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, working from home, is responsible for preparing Annual financial statements, Annual Budget, Agendas, recording 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. Knowledge of Local Government procedure would be an advantage, 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.

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

ST EDMUNDSBURY

FLEMPTON CUM HENGRAVE

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

The position is approximately 2-3 hours per week. 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.

Applications should be made by emailing a CV and covering statement, setting out evidence of relevant skills and experience to the chairman.

Applications to the chair of the council by email

SUFFOLK COASTAL

Kesgrave Town Council

Service Development Officer based at the Millennium Jubilee Hall

15 hours per week (flexible to be agreed)

Up to a Maximum of Salary SCP 28 - £10,120 per annum, depending on experience

(actual per annum for 15 Hours per week)

The Council are looking for a permanent Service Development Officer to join its small team based in Kesgrave.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible person, who can apply excellent attention to detail and work

on their own initiative in an interesting and varied role. Duties will include; some evening meeting attendance, for the running of the Millennium Jubilee (community) Hall. There may be some rare emergency call-out elements to this role. The Council is reviewing its monthly Market and the successful Officer will help to organise and promote this important community event.

Some previous local government experience would be preferred but is not essential. The successful candidate will work closely with hirers, other Town Council Staff, including the Caretakers/Litter Pickers and Youth Club Workers.

A full job description can be found on the council's website, along with the application pack.

Full details at www.kesgravetowncouncil.org.uk

Or contact us on 01473 625179 enquiry@kesgravetowncouncil.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 6th June 2018

Interview date: Monday, 11th June 2018

WAVENEY

Currently no vacancies

OUTSIDE OF SUFFOLK