Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer Job at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council – in Rotherham
Killamarsh Parish Council Office
Tel: 0114 247 2260;
35 Hours Per week
Overview: Killamarsh Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk / RFO. This is a permanent post for 35 hours per week. The village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire and adjoins the local council areas of Bolsover, Rotherham and Sheffield. The Parish is home to circa 10,000 residents and consists of 15 councillors and 5 members of staff, all of whom work hard to make the village a welcoming place to live and visit.
Working Arrangement: Reporting to the Council, you will work 35 hours per week, split over 5 days and includes some regular evening meetings and occasional weekend work. The job is office based, as the successful candidate will play a central role in linking the Parish Council to the community. The role will also provide access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Main purpose of the Job: The Clerk / RFO is the Proper and most senior Officer to the Parish Council. The post holder will direct and deliver and have overall responsibility for all administrational requirements in relation to the Council finances, services and activities and execute all aspects of Council business. This will include (but is not limited to) attending meetings, minute taking, events management support, controlling statutory and financial records, and ensuring that all legal requirements are met within prescribed time limits.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated and forward-thinking individual who can skilfully lead a collaborative team and promote the interests of the community by forging strong local partnerships. They will deliver the statutory obligations of the council, including its financial responsibilities. They must be an excellent communicator with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, combined with strong commercial and financial management.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education to GCSE level grades A – C or equivalent, a high level of literacy and numeracy, and will hold, or is studying towards the CiLCA qualification. The candidate will have had experience leading a strong administrative team and a good working legal knowledge of the statutory framework concerning the management and running of a Parish Council.
To apply, please download the job application pack from the Parish Council website: www.killamarsh-pc.gov.uk
Completed applications can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal chat, please contact the Council Chairperson Cllr Steve Clough, on 07828 211725.
Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 11th August 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Company: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council –
Company Location: Rotherham