Creech St Michael Parish Council – Parish Clerk & RFO

We are looking to recruit a Parish Clerk & RFO for Creech St Michael Parish Council, (CSM PC)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a community minded and motivated individual, with relevant experience, to undertake this interesting and varied post supporting a highly ambitious and active parish council.

Creech St Michael is a village situated on the edge of Taunton. The Parish Council is actively engaged in all issues affecting its residents including imminent, large-scale housing and commercial land developments. The Council has several sub-committees and panels reporting into it and the CSM PC has the benefit of an in-force Neighbourhood Plan.

We are seeking a Parish Clerk with relevant experience, to work positively alongside the Parish Councillors to help implement the parish projects, and to ensure that all key legal, financial and other governance requirements are met.

The successful applicant will either hold, or be willing to give a commitment to obtain, the Certificate in Local Council Administration. Previous experience would be advantageous.

This is a part-time role working from home at an average of 80 hours per month, which will involve attending occasional evening and daytime meetings in Creech St Michael and therefore flexibility on the number of hours worked each week is a must. The position is graded at LC2 SCP 18-23 depending on qualifications.   2021 award pending. Mileage allowance, working from home allowance, mobile phone and laptop will be supplied.

How to apply

Please contact the Chairman of the Parish’s Staffing Committee by email,  for a copy of the Job Description and an informal discussion around the role. A formal application will then be required.