Parish Clerk Recruitment March 2018

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Vacancy for Clerk to Freshford Parish Council 

FPC is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council. This is a varied part-time position working around 30.5 hours per month, mainly from home, offering the chance to enable the team of parish councillors to deliver real benefits to the community. The pay will be based on experience but is likely to be in line with NJC Scale 6, Points 26-28, £12.37 to £13.20 per hour.

The successful applicant will be efficient; articulate; flexible; good at working with people; and will have IT and basic book-keeping skills. Initial training and comprehensive handover notes will be provided.

The main duties involve managing the accounts, controlling suppliers and reporting monthly to the PC; preparing Agendas in association with the Chairman, attending meetings and producing Minutes; actioning the Council’s decisions; posting information on to the Council website; liaising with B&NES Council as appropriate.

The Clerk will also be expected to average a few hours each month fulfilling additional responsibilities for the management of The Tyning, the Cemetery and the street lighting around the parish, for which further payment is made.

The appointment is intended to start in early April 2018 to enable a smooth handover from the current Parish Clerk.

Follow this link for the Job Description

Please apply by email, explaining your suitability for this post and with a CV, to Cllr Peter King at, by Friday 30st March, though sooner if you can.

If you have any questions, please contact Peter King or John Adler, FPC Vice Chairman, on

Please apply before Friday 30th March.