Wickham Skeith
Parish Clerk & RFO

Applications are invited for the position of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to Wickham Skeith Parish Council.   Wickham Skeith is a rural parish with around 260 residents and an annual budget of approximately £4,600. 

This is a permanent, part-time position working from home with attendance at five meetings each year.

The Clerk provides administrative support to the council, closely supports the Chair in the running of meetings and advises the council on policy and legislation to enable effective decisions to be made.

We are seeking someone who is committed to improving the community.  You will need to have energy and enthusiasm, along with a continued willingness to learn.

Good communication, language and numerical skills are essential as is proficiency in Microsoft Word and an understanding of Excel.  A CiLCA qualification, previous experience working in local government and living in or close to Wickham Skeith would be advantageous but are not essential.

Salary range - Pro-rata pay will be awarded depending on qualifications and experience. Other reasonable expenses allowable subject to approval.

Hours - 14 hours per month to include attendance at meetings which take place on the first Monday of every other month (except July unless necessary).   Meetings start at 7.30pm in Wickham Skeith Village Hall.  There will be occasional additional meetings, such as the Annual Parish Meeting when required.

Deadline: 31st August 2024

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