FALDINGWORTH PARISH COUNCIL  - a very small rural parish 10 miles north of Lincoln

Has a Vacancy  for a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer – following the unexpected resignation of the current Clerk for personal reasons

Hours – 12 hours per month

Salary - National Joint Council Pay Scale points 12 – 19  depending upon experience and qualifications with a starting point of 15 for a candidate having appropriate qualifications

Requirements – The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer will work from home with attendance at Council Meetings, normally every two months, on the third Wednesday of the month. Occasionally, informal meetings such as the annual village inspection, will be required. Provision of  own  phone, computer and printer will be required with a monthly working from home allowance of £15.00 being made.

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.

The Clerk will:

–    be responsible for ensuring the instructions of the Council with regard to its functions as a Local Authority are carried out;
–    be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required
–    be responsible for the financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances including own payroll and VAT
–    maintain and update the Parish Council website

The successful candidate is required to be self motivated highly organised and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They should also be competent in administration I.T. and financial management.  Candidates should preferably hold the CiLCA qualification, or be willing to work towards achieving this.

Applications by letter with a supporting CV should be sent to the Council's Clerk, Andy Hopkins 2 School Lane Snitterby Gainsborough DN21 4TS or by email to faldingworthpc@hotmail.com

Closing Date for applications is 25th May 2022 and interviews will take place as soon as reasonably possible thereafter

More information about the Parish Council together with a full job description for the post can be found on the Council's website : https://faldingworth.parish.lincolnshire.gov.uk


Published: Thursday, 28th April 2022