9Days left

Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer

job logo image
Holbrook Parish Council
Place of work:
Salary details:
£21,166 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
22 July 2020 01:00 PM
Available to
Available to
Available to
Available to
Available to
  • Bookmark this job

12 hpw, hours to be agreed, attendance at evening meetings required.

Holbrook Parish Council is seeking an enthusiastic and suitably experienced person to work as its Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from 1 September 2020.

This is an interesting and varied home-based role working with the council to provide a service to the thriving and active community of Holbrook. The role involves advising and working with councillors, supporting council meetings and implementing council decisions.

You will have administrative experience, possibly within the public sector. Ideally, you will have a local council background including the CiLCA qualification or be willing to undertake this within a reasonable time frame of the appointment.

You must be computer literate, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel. The Clerk also maintains the village website. You should have a working knowledge of accounting procedures.

You will be required to provide a suitable home-working environment including the storage of a two-drawer filing cabinet and other archives. Computer equipment will be provided.

You will be offered training to support this important role.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Linda Goodyear, the current Clerk, via email: holbrookparishclerk@outlook.com or call 07999 583017. Alternatively contact John Ambrose, the Chairman, on (01473) 328815.

A job description, person specification and further information can be found on the village website: holbrook.suffolk.cloud

To apply, please send a covering letter and an explanation of how you meet the requirements of the person specification. Shortlisting will be based solely on the criteria set out in the person specification.

CVs sent with no other details will not be considered.

Applications can be made via email: holbrookparishclerk@outlook.com or by post to: Holbrook Parish Council, 12 Roundwood Road, Ipswich IP4 4LX marked 'private and confidential'.

Interview date: 6 August 2020.

Job location