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Closes August 2nd
SCP 11, £21,748 (pro rata per annum) Part-time (15 hours per week, flexible) Monday to Friday, plus attendance at Parish Council meetings.
We are seeking a highly organised and dedicated individual with a proven track record of leadership/managerial skills to undertake this key role. This is a combined role covering the duties of the Clerk and RFO. You will be responsible for the day-to-day administration (including risk-assessments, policies etc.), line-management of staff, organisation and management of the Councils' services and facilities, as well as the Councils' finances. You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and community-focused with a hands-on style and sound administrative, inter-personal, finance and IT skills (Microsoft Suite) in order to work successfully with Councillors, external organisations, stakeholders and community groups. Ideally you will have experience of working in a leadership/managerial role and have excellent admin skills. Any relevant qualifications (e.g., GDPR, H&S, safeguarding etc.) would be advantageous. You will either possess or be willing to obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration qualification (CiLCA) within 12 months, which is a requisite of the role. Evening meeting attendance is required at least once a month. This is a home-based role. Datchworth Parish Council is a dynamic, forward-thinking, and proactive Council at the centre of a local community. We offer excellent terms and conditions of employment including enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme. In the first instance, please submit your CV with a covering letter to Councillor Dodson, Chair of HR Committee: Datchworth Parish Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Closing date: Monday 2nd August 2021. Interviews: w/c 9th August.

Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 17:39 by Sue Campbell

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