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BABERGH

Currently no vacancies

FOREST HEATH

Currently no vacancies

MID SUFFOLK

Currently no vacancies.

ST EDMUNDSBURY

Currently no vacancies.

SUFFOLK COASTAL

Knodishall

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.

30 hours per month. The Council meets 12 times a year with the Parish Council meeting taking place on the third tuseday of every 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 organizing the council's day-to-day administration. A laptop will be provided.

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

Please apply in writing to the current chairman, John Staff by email or calling 0793894944

WAVENEY

Shadingfield, Sotterley, Willingham & Ellough

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

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

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. A laptop will be provided and training will be available to support this role.

Hours: 20 hours per calendar month. The council meets in the evening 10 times a year with monthly meetings taking place on the third Wednesday of each month.

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

Applications in writing to the current clerk, Marie Allen by email or telephone 01986 896 121 for further information.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 07/10/2018

BUNGAY

Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Bungay Town Council is undergoing a transition and is seeking a full time Town Clerk/RFO to play a leading role in this exciting challenge.

Council is looking for someone who is

  • Able to advise the Town Council in both legal responsibilities and wider work in the town.
  • A strong communicator, able to articulate the views of the Council and liaise effectively with members of the community.
  • Approachable, friendly, well-organised and efficient.

Based at the Council offices, the Clerk will be the public face of the Council as well as being involved in the projects that are planned for the future. Consequently, applicants should be:

  • IT literate with working knowledge of Website Management
  • Financially aware, able to manage resources and advise on budget setting
  • Able to assist in project administration, contract negotiation and supplier management

Experience in working in local council/government is desirable but not essential, as appropriate training will be provided for the successful applicant.

Remuneration will be between £27,358 and £38,052 based on experience

Please contact Karen Forster (Locum Clerk to Bungay Town Council) on 01986 896006 or email

Closing date for applications – Monday October 1st.

OUTSIDE OF SUFFOLK

Currently no vacancies