19/05/2017

Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer at Nythe, Eldene & Liden Parish Council

25 hours per week to include evening work

Local Government Scale LC2 (SCP26-29) £15,809 per annum for 25 hours depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Nythe, Eldene & Liden Parish Council is looking to appoint a new Clerk/ RFO to take over the running of the parish from the Transitions Clerk. The Parish Council has recently expanded from Nythe Parish Council to include Eldene and Liden and elections took place on 4 May 2017.

The Parish Council now has 9 Councillors and there are plans to site a new Parish Office within Liden Library. A number of services have been agreed to be taken over by the Parish Council which includes maintenance of play areas and open space. The future of other community assets will also need to be considered in the coming year.

The Clerk/RFO will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the council, including the production of agendas and minutes for all council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, as well as providing advice and implementing the council’s decisions. A knowledge of the workings of local government is required.

The Clerk/RFO will also be responsible for all the financial transactions and records of the Council and the administration of its finances.

The successful applicant should have excellent communication and organisational skills and previous Local Government experience, preferably from working for a Parish Council.

An application pack is available from the Parish Clerk, Civic Offices, Swindon Borough Council, Euclid Street, Swindon SN1 2JH

Telephone number (01793) 464591 or e-mail JHolman@swindon.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 2 June with interviews being held on Friday 9 June 2017.

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