Clerk to the Council - Kingshurst Parish Council

Location
Kingshurst Parish Council
Salary
£24,982 pro rata
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
12 Feb 2021
Job Ref
SOL000003738
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Part-Time

Hours:
20.0 Hours per Week

Kingshurst Parish Clerk and RFO 

Kingshurst Parish is in North Solihull

Kingshurst Parish Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the dual role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO).

Starting in February 2021, if possible, to enable a handover period with the current Clerk.

The Parish Clerk/RFO is responsible for the administration and finances of the Parish Council. Working from home whilst the Covid situation is still in force, after which there will be community space available, plus our own office space available in the new Kingshurst Parade after its regeneration. The role includes evening work and attendance is required at eleven Parish Council Meetings per year and the Annual Parish Assembly Meeting.

Salary is in accordance with the National Joint Council (NJC) SCP 18 (currently £24,982 per annum or £12.98 per hour) pro-rata and would involve approximately 20 hours per week (not including the monthly meetings).

Candidates will need:

  • motivation to be involved in the community
  • good organisation and communication skills, to be able to prepare agendas, take accurate minutes and manage the Council’s administrative duties
  • As RFO, be responsible for the management of all aspects of the Council’s finances, oversee authorised expenditure and produce timely financial management and budget reports to aid the council. Knowledge of AdvantEDGE accounts software would be helpful.
  • to be confident with Microsoft Office applications (or similar), email, Google Drive, social media and websites.
  • the ability to meet deadlines, good attention to detail and work well on their own initiative.

Ideally, the successful candidate will already hold the CiLCA qualification or be willing to work towards the qualification. Training courses are available.

About Kingshurst Parish Council

Located in Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, between the Fordbridge and Castle Bromwich, Kingshurst has 12 seats on the Parish Council with an electorate of approximately 5800 at the last count, and operates with a circa £48,000 budget. This is an exciting time to work with the Parish Council, with its newly elected councillors, as it looks to modernise and develop stronger links with the community.

Completed applications should be sent by email to: The Clerk at kingshurstparishcouncil@gmail.com

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 February 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form

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