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Closes 11th February

Tring Town Council is seeking to recruit a part time officer to carry out the financial tasks and assist the Clerk in the management of the Council's assets.
The position is for 22 hours per week with attendance required at evening meetings. Actual salary £16,495 - £18,639 (FTE £27,741 - £31,346) with enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Job description and personal specification are available by contacting the Clerk
Applications should be sent to the Clerk by 11th February 2022 with interviews taking place in the week beginning 21st February 2022.

Closes January 31st
P O Box 10752, Bishops Stortford, CM23 9GN 01279 730475
Permanent, part-time position 16 hours a week paying a minimum salary of £24,982 pro-rata (SCP scale 18-23) dependent on experience and qualifications (Pay award pending) A vacancy has arisen for a Clerk and RFO in the Parish of Roydon and the Parish Council would like to invite candidates to apply for this part-time permanent role and become a part of our Parish Council. A little about the parish you would support The Parish of Roydon includes Roydon Village, Roydon Hamlet, Broadley Common and Dobbs Weir and is in the Epping Forest District of the County of Essex with approximately 3,200 residents. It sits close to the borders of Hertfordshire between Epping and Harlow Town, and near to the Stort Navigation. Within the whole parish there is a railway station, marina, village shops, pharmacy, pubs, and restaurants, two churches, two village halls (Roydon and Dobbs Weir), playing fields and pavilion, including football and cricket pitch, tennis courts and multi games areas, two allotments (Roydon and Broadley Common) a community orchard and all surrounded by farmland, nurseries, rivers and a road network with many small local businesses within the parish. The council is made up of 11 Parish Councillors and supported by two District Councillors. A summary of the main responsibilities: • Preparation of agenda and minutes for Parish Council meetings and attendance, and the issuing of any notifications required by law • Managing and preparation of all correspondence on behalf of the Parish Council • Maintaining the Parish Council's financial records • Dealing with any queries from members of public, public bodies and others • Communicating with the local community via official notice boards, website and Facebook • Bringing any relevant matters to the attention of the Parish Council • Acting as the main conduit and communicator for the Parish Council outside of meetings • Advising Parish Councillors on all matters that relate to Council business • Being the main point of contact for staff supervision and liaising with the Chair Person Specification The applicant should : ➢ have an excellent level of communication, both written and verbal ➢ have good interpersonal skills, patience, and resilience ➢ be able to work on their own initiative and have a proactive approach ➢ be able to organise, reorganise and prioritise their workload at short notice ➢ the ability to track progress on projects and provide updates ➢ have a flexible and willing approach to their work and individuals ➢ have the confidence to challenge and hold individuals to account when appropriate ➢ be able to recognise when they need to delegate and when they need to take charge ➢ have their own car, driving licence and appropriate car insurance If you have experience of local government processes this would be an added benefit however, all relevant training will be provided and a thorough hand over from the current role holder alongside ongoing statutory training. There will also be a 6-month probation period and review at this end of this period when your performance will be reassessed. For an informal discussion about the role please contact the current clerk on the number above. To apply for a job pack (full job description, application form) please provide your CV, either by post or via email by 31st January 2022

Closes January 24th
Salary Scale LC 4 substantive: £55,584 – £62,799. Plus attractive final salary Local Government Pension. .
A unique leadership opportunity
Are you a strong leader; do you think strategically; have you built successful organisations; can you communicate well, delegate effectively, and make the difficult decisions? Then why not join us? Hatfield is a high performing Council in Hertfordshire, providing many services including a leisure centre, supports a vibrant High Street, a strong community and voluntary sector and a wide range of events and festivals. We are now seeking a dynamic and proactive Town Clerk who can lead and support Councillors and staff in taking us to the next level.
Having recently undertaken an organisational review, we now need to develop and implement a new vision and strategic plan for Hatfield, engaging across the community, in a diverse range of economic, environmental, and service delivery opportunities. As Town Clerk you will be expected to lead this project in addition to maintaining normal statutory duties and a high level of corporate governance.
The successful candidate will lead a team of 34 staff and work closely with 15 Councillors to deliver local services, whilst building relationships across all levels of local government, ensuring Hatfield has a voice across the region.
Would you like to know more? To obtain an information pack with full details of the role and application form, please email.
Applications must be received by 9am on the 24th January 2022. Please note CVs will not be considered. Interviews will be held on 31st January and, for those called for a second interview, these will be held on the 1st February 2022.
If you would like to discuss this position please contact the Council's HR advisor 'James Corrigan' at Council HR & Governance Support on 07805 472859.

Therfield Parish Council Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
to carry out clerical duties. Parish Council meetings are held bi-monthly. Some experience in the role would be an advantage.
Approximately 4 hours per week.
Please contact Andy Osbourne for more details:
A job description may be obtained from the clerk:

Codicote Parish Council Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
The Parish of Codicote is located in North Hertfordshire and includes the villages of Codicote and Rabley Heath, along with various hamlets. The parish has a tax base of 1,682, an electorate of 2,179 and a turnover of around £127,000 p.a.
Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to the Council, which includes the role of Responsible Financial Officer. This is a part time, permanent vacancy for around 25 hours per week (subject to review). The role can be office or home based. Where necessary, home office equipment will be provided.
Salary scale will be subject to experience and qualification, plus pension and, where required, a home working and equipment allowance. The role will include preparation for and attendance at evening meetings, agendas and minutes for these meetings together with providing comprehensive administration support, procedural advice, and managing staff (currently 2 part-time) and contractors.
The clerk is the Responsible Financial Officer and as such will be responsible for all financial records of the council and the careful administration of its finances and preparation of budgets, the AGAR and liaising with internal and external auditors. The council is planning to switch to a new accounting software package and training will be provided.
The clerk is also the webmaster for the council website (, and is responsible for content, but hosting is outsourced together with most maintenance and site administration tasks.
The ideal candidate will be CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) qualified or willing to work towards this qualification, with a working knowledge of local government procedures, excellent communication skills, IT literate and a flexible approach with regards to the needs of the job. The clerk is required to give advice to councillors on parish council law and procedure.
Codciote parish council owns several play areas and recreation grounds, a sports field with cricket and football pitches, changing rooms and a spectator stand and provides allotments.
To apply for the position, please contact the acting clerk, Tom Brindley by email:

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Last updated: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:18