Vacancy for Parish Council Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer at Folke Parish Council

Vacancy for Parish Council Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer at Folke Parish Council

  • Council Name: Folke Parish Council
  • Role/Job Title: Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer
  • Salary/Pay Range: As per NALC Pay Scale LC1 ranging from £12.63 to £13.73 per hour
  • Hours per week/month: 3 hours per week
  • Closing date for applications: 2024-06-30
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  • Contact telephone: 07847 326816
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Folke Parish Council are looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer, to start September 2024.

This is a paid position, with pay being in accordance with the NALC scale LC1 ranging from £12.63 to £13.73 per hour, working 3 hours per week. Hours are flexible and the work is home based primarily, however attendance is required at six Parish Council meetings per year in Alweston.

This role would be a good starting point for anyone who has not been a Parish Clerk before, but equally is manageable in addition to other roles. It is hoped that full handover can be arranged with the current Clerk.

The Parish Clerk’s role delivers administration for the Parish Council meetings which includes producing agendas, minutes and relevant papers. Other duties include recording and managing income & expenditure, having an oversight of contractual arrangements, to distribute emails and Parish correspondence, complete the annual audit and VAT claims when necessary. Providing advice and guidance to Councillors on statutory and legal matters.

Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is essential and the Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils (DAPTC) can provide training for the position to the right candidate if needed on specific subjects.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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