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Clerk and RFO to Great Ashby Community Council

12 Hours per week, salary within grade LC2 – (SCP 18-23 - £24,313 to £26,999 pro rata)
Salary award pending
The Clerk's duties include administration of Council and committee meetings, including agendas, minutes and reports, general correspondence, social media, website administration, legal and statutory compliance.
As the Responsible Financial Officer, the postholder will maintain the financial records and processes from budget preparation to submission to Auditors.
The position is home based and hours are flexible.
Previous relevant experience is essential.
The successful candidate will hold the CiLCA qualification or be prepared to work towards it.
Email applications (no form) and CVs should be sent to
Pauline Kellett: by Friday the 24th July 2020.
Interviews using Zoom during w/c 3rd August 2020.
The position is effective from the 1st September, allowing one month overlap with Mrs Kellett, who will supply the Job Description and any further information required


Salary within grade LC3
(SCP 37- 41, £39,782 to £43,662 p.a.)
Full-time (37 hours per week) - flexible working will be considered subject to core office hours 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday.
Welwyn Parish Council is a forward-thinking Council at the centre of a thriving local community. The Council has recently been awarded the Local Council Award Scheme Foundation Level and is working to produce a Neighbourhood Plan and Climate Emergency Action Plan.
We are now seeking a highly motivated, organised, and community-focused applicant to undertake this key role. You will be responsible for all day-to-day organisation and management of the Council's services, staff, facilities, and finances. This is a demanding job and you will need vision, a high level of motivation, excellent leadership, and management skills in order to work successfully with staff, Councillors, contractors, external organisations, stakeholders, and the community.
Ideally you should hold the CiLCA qualification (or be prepared to work towards gaining this qualification within 12 months), be willing to work some evenings and weekends to facilitate Council meetings and events, and have a sound understanding of local authority organisations and management.
We offer excellent nationally based terms and conditions of employment including enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.
For a full recruitment pack and application form, please contact Louise Harrison on 01438 716667 or email For an informal discussion feel free to contact our current Clerk, Louise, on the same contact details.
Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 13th July 2020, initial interviews will take place week commencing Monday 20th July.
Welwyn Parish Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from
all sections of the community.

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