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Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer - Hellesdon Parish Council

This job is advertised on behalf of Hellesdon Parish Council

Permanent role 37 hours per week. Salary Grade NJC LC2/LC3 depending upon qualifications and experience
The post holder will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Applications are invited for the position of Parish Clerk. The position also encompasses the role of Responsible Financial Officer.

With a budget of around £430,000 Hellesdon Parish Council is one of the largest local councils in the County of Norfolk. We are looking for an excellent manager, leader and administrator who can help Council Members develop a vision for the future, turn decisions into action and ensure the consistent delivery of high quality services to the people of Hellesdon.

The successful post holder will be expected to carry out all the functions and to serve or issue the notifications required by law of being the local authority's Proper Officer. The Parish Clerk is responsible for day-to-day management of the Parish Council’s services and functions.

This post requires candidates to have an excellent track record in administration, financial accounting procedures, policy, project management, event management, communication and strategic thinking.

Experience of town/parish council work or similar, is required, including monitoring budgets, preparing financial statements, experience of using RBS Omega Accounts or similar and excellent computer and website management skills.

The successful candidate will work within the Parish Council Offices and will manage a team of 12 administrative, site and grounds staff. Attendance at evening meetings will be required. Applications are invited for this senior position from suitably qualified persons who already hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or who would be prepared to gain this qualification within the probationary period of employment.

For an informal discussion concerning the role or to request a full application pack, please contact Mrs Mo Anderson-Dungar - email or telephone 07775 717485

The closing date for receipt of written application forms is Friday 19 January 2018, with interviews planned for Thursday 8 February 2018.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.