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Somercotes Village Hall
Nottingham Road
Derbyshire, DE55 4LY
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Somercotes Parish Council
has been awarded
Quality Parish Council status

Vacancy For Assistant Clerk And Responsible Financial Officer
by Amber Valley Info on Tuesday 9 June 2015

An Opportunity to develop a career in Local Council management

Part-Time 20 hrs per week.  Salary Scale Spinal Column Point (SCP) 19 to 25 (full time equivalent) £9.55 to £11.55 per hour.

The SCP starting salary would reflect the qualifications, experience and competence of the successful applicant.  NJC Terms and Conditions.

Somercotes Parish Council is a professionally managed local council, committed to serving the needs of the local community.  It is working hard to advance the interests of the Parish and its employees are critical to its success. 

The post holder will support the Clerk in managing meetings of the Parish Council, preparing agendas, minutes and associated correspondence.  Organising council events, management of all financial records; receipts and payments.  The post holder will, after a period of induction be the Parish Council’s Responsible Financial Officer.

Applicants should be familiar with financial procedures, have good IT skills (Word, Excel etc.).  Good communication and numeracy skills are vital as is a large degree of tact, diplomacy and flexibility in dealing with members of the public and other organisations.  Applicants should have experience in an environment, which involves organising meetings and following procedures.  An understanding of local government would be useful; applicants should have or be prepared to work towards a CiLCA qualification.

If you want to work for a busy but caring employer and you think you could make a success of a challenging but rewarding job, please contact us for an application pack, with your name and address by email: or write to: Interim Clerk to the Council, Somercotes Parish Council, The Village Hall, Somercotes, Derbys, DE55 4LY

Completed applications must be hand delivered or posted to the above address.  Marked Confidential.

The Closing date for applications is: Friday 3rd July 2015

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