Vacancy – Parish Clerk/RFO

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to Ruyton XI Towns Parish Council. The post is part-time 14 hours per week to be worked flexibly. Council meetings take place monthly in the evening (usually 1st Tuesday of the month). The post- holder will be required to work mainly from home.

The Clerk is responsible for preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with the public, contractors and local government officials.

The post-holder will also be the Council’s Responsible Financial Officer and should have experience of preparing accounts, bank reconciliations, budgets, VAT returns, and PAYE.

The successful applicant should be computer literate, ideally have previous local government experience and hold or be prepared to obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration or the Certificate of Higher Education in Community Governance. The Council currently holds the NALC Foundation Award.   First class communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity; whilst the ability to work as part of a team is essential.

The conditions of employment and remuneration are based upon the National Association of Local Council’s salary recommendations. The salary range is LC2, SCP 19 rising to SCP 23 (£29,777 – £32,076 pro-rata) depending upon qualifications and experience.

An application form, job description and further details can be obtained by contacting the Locum Parish Clerk on 01743 719012 or send a message on link below

Contact – Ruyton XI Towns Parish Council

Closing date: 12 noon on 29th March 2024

It is expected interviews will take place in April 2024.

The Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.