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Wales Parish Council are looking for a Parish Clerk to work in their office in Sheffield.
You will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a local authority are carried out.Some of your duties will include the following;
- Monitor the work of the responsible financial officer to ensure the Council's accounts balance and records are properly prepared and maintained for audit purposes and VAT
- Prepare, in consultation with appropriate members, agendas for meetings of the Council and committees and issue notices for council and committee meetings
- Issue notices and prepare agendas and minutes for the parish meeting and attend these meetings yourself
The position would suit someone who has previous experience of working in local government and managing staff.
You will preferably hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration qualification or be willing to undertake the appropriate training and study to obtain the qualification.
The annual budget is around £200,000 and the parish currently has a population of around 7000. The council is the trustee of Wales Recreation Ground and owns recreational land at three other sites in the village. There are two council allotment sites and a strip of land that is licensed for car parking. The clerk manages five members of staff.Our reference
: Parish ClerkLocation
: Dependent on experience + workplace pension schemeHours
: Part Time up to 28 hours (core working week of 24 hours and attendance at evening meetings, typically twice a month)