The Council seeks to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). The appointment is for an average of 6 hours per week and the salary will be as per the national recommended salary scale commensurate with experience for part time Clerks (WEF 1st April 2019) SCP LC1 – LC2 13 - 23.
The Parish Clerk is responsible for organising all meetings of the Council, publishing agendas and minutes, dealing with correspondence, feeding through content for the Parish Council page of the village website, liaising with other organisations and overseeing certain projects. In addition, as RFO, the Clerk will be responsible for all aspects of financial administration of the Council.
The Clerk generally works from home and must be computer literate. A laptop, scanner and other equipment are provided. The successful applicant ideally should be CiLCA qualified or be prepared to undertake training to obtain the qualification. Attendance at the evening meetings of the Council is a requirement of the position. Normal meetings take place on the second Tuesday of every month except August.
For further details, a copy of the job description, person specification and application form please contact the Council at For an informal chat about the role please contact the current Clerk, Sue Applegate on the above email or by calling 01460 391016 or call the Chairman Marion Lewis on 01460 249647.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th May 2019 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 8th May 2019. To apply please send the application form to the Chairman at the above email address, or post to Marion Lewis, Chairman Barrington Parish Council, Iona, Barrington, Ilminster. TA19 0JN.