Ash Parish Council - Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Closing Date:

Work Place: Office based

Hours: Full time

Rate of pay: Salary: LC3 – SCP 33 – 42 (£35,934 - £44,632) dependent upon experience and qualifications

Address: Ash Parish Council, Ash Centre, Ash Hill Road, Ash, Surrey, GU12 5DP

Ash Parish Council is seeking a full time Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. The role involves servicing council and committee meetings, administering and managing all aspects of the Parish Council’s business. Experience as a Clerk or Deputy Clerk to a Parish Council is preferable but not essential.

Ash Parish Council has many responsibilities including a Cemetery, Allotments, Recreation Grounds, Play Areas and a Civic Centre.

Candidates must have at least 5 GCSE’s (A-C) or equivalent and have obtained, or be prepared to work towards the CiLCA or equivalent qualification. They should be skilled in the use of IT, have competent book keeping experience and good communication skills and an ability to negotiate at all levels.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing budgets, ensuring that the Council acts lawfully in all matters, and for managing a team of 12 staff to ensure the smooth running of this busy council.

Management of facilities and experience of working with the community is also desirable.

To apply, please download an application pack (application form, job description and job specification) below. Please note that CVs will not be accepted, applicants must complete and return an application form to apply.

Completed forms should be returned by Thursday 6th February 2020.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 24 February 2020.

To download the information pack please fill in the form below