Overstrand Parish Council
Part of Village life
Clerk to the Parish Council
Applications are invited for the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Overstrand Parish Council.
The post is part time based upon an average 15 hours per week. You will be required to attend evening meetings,normally on the 1st Wednesday of each month, and attend ad hoc meetings as required. The post holder will work from home.
The ideal candidate will live in Overstrand or the surrounding Parishes be highly motivated and well organised with the personal qualities of integrity, discretion, objectivity and impartiality.
Essential skills are excellent communication (oral, written and IT) and personal interaction in order to work effectively with our Councillors, residents, North Norfolk District Council, neighbouring Parish Councils, contractors and suppliers.
Duties include - scheduling and co-ordinating meetings, preparing meeting agendas and supporting papers, attending and providing advice at meetings, taking minutes and completing administrative actions and correspondence arising. Knowledge of local authority procedures will be required but can be learned whilst in post. The post holder should have experience of basic accounting/book keeping and record-keeping.
A full job description is available at www.overstrandparishcouncil.org.uk
The conditions of employment and remuneration will be based on the National Association of Local Council’s recommendations and contract.
The starting salary will be by negotiation, based on skills and experience and subject to PAYE as applicable.
Scale: From SCP17 to SCP24 - £9.03 to £11.19 per hour, plus Local Government Pension Contributions.
To apply – please write a letter outlining relevant skills and experience and send it for the attention of the current Clerk :
The Clerk Overstrand Parish Council, 2 Bracken End, Bracken Avenue, Overstrand, Norfolk NR27 0PA
Closing date for applications 11th March.
Interviews will be held on Saturday 2nd April and the successful applicant will be required to attend the April meeting and shadow the current Clerk