Sampford Brett Parish Council – Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Sampford Brett Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Sampford Brett Parish Council seeks to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). The appointment is for an average of 2 hours per week and the salary will be as per the national recommended salary scale, commensurate with experience, for part time Clerks.

The Parish Clerk is responsible for organising all meetings of the Council, publishing agendas and minutes, dealing with correspondence, managing the Parish Council section of the village website, liaising with other organisations and overseeing certain projects. In addition, as RFO, the Clerk is responsible for all aspects of financial administration of the Council.

The Clerk works from home and must be computer literate. A laptop and printer can be provided.  Local government experience is preferred but not essential as training is available.

Attendance at the evening meetings of the Council is a requirement of the position. Scheduled meetings take place quarterly and are usually on the first Wednesday of the month. Typically there are an additional 2-4 evening meetings during the year to consider specific issues such as planning applications.

For further details and a copy of the information pack please contact Ginny Yandle, the current clerk, at clerk@sampfordbrett.org or 01643 705885.

The closing date for applications is 31st December 2019. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting any relevant qualifications, experience and or interests which you feel would make you right for this job to the Chairman at jswan@sampfordbrett.org.

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