Clerk to the Council
Studley Parish Council is a busy local council set in the heart of Studley. We seek an enthusiastic, motivated and community focused lead officer to work a minimum of 30-hrs per week to include regular evening work. Starting salary £32,910pa (fte)
During this period of reorganization, the council is keen to move forward and improve upon its services to Studley which includes the production of a Neighbourhood Plan.
We expect the new Clerk to the Council to also work as our Responsible Finance Officer (RFO). Initially the jobholder will be expected to work for a minimum of 30hrs per week, but the role could be full-time (37 hrs p/wk). A comprehensive training scheme will be provided.
The following list shows some of the responsibilities of the Clerk. The Clerk:
· will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer.
§ will be totally responsible for ensuring the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out.
§ is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority's activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.
§ will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.
§ will be the Responsible Financial Officer and responsible for all financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.
§ will have, or will work towards the achievement of, the status of being a CiLCA (or equivalent) qualified clerk as a minimum requirement for effectiveness in the position of clerk to the council.
The full job description is included in the application form with the person specification and further details available from the parish council office: email to email@example.com