There are currently 3 jobs advertised

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HILTON PARISH COUNCIL

Vacancy for Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Hilton Parish Council’s seeking someone to be our Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. At the heart of Dorset, Hilton Parish Council covers Ansty, Higher Ansty, Hilton and part of Melcombe Bingham.

Our clerk is the only employee of the council and works largely under his or her own initiative.

Responsibilities include the preparation of agendas, taking the minutes at parish council meetings held every month, putting notices and minutes onto notice boards and dealing with correspondence. The Clerk is also the Financial Officer, responsible for paying invoices, budgeting and accounting.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator, numerate and be computer literate.

This is a salaried position of 25 hours per month with remuneration based upon the 2019-20 NALC recommended pay scales for part-time Clerks (SCP 13-17 depending on experience). There is also a working from home allowance based upon HMRC guidelines. A dedicated laptop is provided.

CVs or questions should be submitted to jmcguinnessreal@gmail.com The deadline for applications is Friday 15 November, 5pm, with short listing taking on 16 November 2019.

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 STRATTON PARISH COUNCIL

Vacancy for Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Stratton Parish Council is seeking someone to take on the position of Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

The Clerk will be the sole employee of the Parish Council and work largely under his or her own initiative.

Responsibilities include the preparation of agendas, taking the minutes at parish council meetings held every other month and dealing with correspondence. The Clerk is also the Financial Officer, responsible for paying invoices, budgeting and accounting.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator and be computer literate.

The post is for 13 hours per month, pay in accordance with N.A.L.C. part time rates new SCP5 to 6 starting at £9.77per hour.

Applicants please apply in writing (including a Curriculum Vitae and contact details of two referees) to Stratton Parish Council, c/o 6 Locks Lane, Stratton, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 9ST.

For an informal discussion or further details, please contact Cllr Cheryl Hobbs, Vice Chairman, Stratton Parish Council on 01305 260848, email: strattonpc@gmail.com

Closing Date for applications - November 30th, 2019

Interview Date – to be arranged

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Clerk to the Parish Council (Parish Clerk) and Responsible Finance Officer

 Council: St Leonards & St Ives Parish Council       

  County: Dorset                

  Salary: LC2 SCP 24-32 (depending on qualifications and experience) Pro rata 25 hours per week, full time equivalent £27,905-£34,788

  Closing date for applications: midnight, on Friday 1st November 2019 Interviews will be held on Friday 22nd November 2019

 St Leonards and St Ives is a medium sized Parish Council in Dorset close to the  border with Hampshire and nearby towns of Ringwood, Ferndown, Bournemouth and  Poole, with an electorate of just over 7,000. We have a large amount of land  designated as SSSI (Site of special scientific Interest). The Parish Council has six  sites which includes two village greens and a play area. The Parish Council formed in  1933 and the Parish has grown from 50 residents in 1906 to 6859 (2011 census). The  Council has an elected body of 13 members who are all volunteers.

 The Parish Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and its Responsible Financial  Officer, and is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a local authority’s  Proper Officer.

 The position is part time (25 hours per week), with the need to attend evening  meetings and occasional weekend events as required, and will be subject to an initial  13 week probationary period. The position is office based and the Parish Office is  situated at the rear of the Village Hall in Braeside Road, St Leonards. The Clerk is  also responsible for managing the Office Assistant and directing Contractors in the  maintaining of the Parish assets.

 The successful candidate will preferably be CiLCA qualified (or equivalent), but  consideration will be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this. Local  Government experience would also be an advantage.

 The applicant must have good financial and book-keeping skills, in particular the use  of Sage, be computer-literate and competent in using Microsoft Office.

 In addition to outstanding organisational; administrative and business skills, the role  requires someone with excellent customer service skills.

 Applicants should enclose a CV and covering letter detailing their relevant experience  and abilities in regard to the person specification and job description.

 The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

  Further details are available by telephoning 01425 482727 or                                          e-mail office@stleonardspc.org.uk

Please view our website for further details about the Council on www.stleonardspc.org.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are invited by email to: Mrs Ann Jacobs, Clerk to Council, e-mail address: office@stleonardspc.org.uk

All applications will be acknowledged by email within a week of receipt, or by the closing date at the latest.

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