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New: Parish Clerk Vacancy

Wheatley Parish Council is looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in the local community to become its next Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).

This role includes administration, agenda preparation and minute-taking at meetings, advising Parish Councillors on procedural and legal matters, and supervision of the Council’s three part-time workers.

Experience of local government or parish council work is an advantage (but not essential), as is experience of dealing with the public, working as a team and managing efficient administrative practices.  Good computer skills are essential (MS Word and Excel) and experience of Sage financial package would be advantage.

The job will be based at the Parish Office at The Merry Bells, 89 High Street, Wheatley OX33 1XP, and will require some evening and occasional weekend working.

This position is for up to 35 hours per week paid at up to £26,000 (reduced pro rata for less than 35 hours) depending on qualifications and experience. A workplace pension is provided.

Candidates will be expected to hold CILCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) or be prepared to study for the qualification and obtain it within two years. Training will be provided.

An application pack and supporting information can be obtained on application by post to the Parish Office, or by emailing chair@wheatleyparishcouncil.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 5 February 2017.  Interviews will be held week commencing 6 February 2017

WHEATLEY PARISH COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER AND WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL SECTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY

PLEASE ADVISE IF YOU NEED ANY REASONABLE ADJUSTMENTS FOR ANY PART OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS