Stogursey Parish Council – Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer


Stogursey Parish Council seeks to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). The appointment is for an average of 14 hours per week and the salary will be as per the national recommended salary starting at £10.16 per hour, dependent on experience and qualifications.

The Parish Clerk is responsible for organising all meetings of the Council, publishing agendas and minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with other organisations and overseeing certain projects. As RFO, the Clerk is responsible for all aspects of financial administration of the Council.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about supporting councillors and residents to improve the parish. They will have good administrative, organisational, numeracy and computer skills, be a good communicator and should be CiLCA qualified or willing to study for this qualification. Training will be provided where appropriate.

The Clerk works from home; a laptop and printer are provided, and an allowance is given for office expenses. Mileage and any incidental expenses incurred for Council business will be reimbursed. Attendance at the evening meetings of the Council is a requirement of the position.

An Application pack, including Person Specification, Job Description and Application Form can be obtained from the Clerk on .

The closing date for applications: Friday 29 May 2020 and interviews will be held early June 2020 (date may change due to Covid-19 situation)