Vacancy for Clerk to South Marston Parish Council

Vacancy for Clerk to South Marston Parish Council

17-25 hours per week, dependent upon availability and skill set.

South Marston is currently a small, but rapidly expanding village, located close to Swindon.  An exciting opportunity exists for the position of Clerk to South Marston Parish Council. This demanding and varied role is at the heart of the growing village, and the successful applicant will play an integral part in implementing and managing this complex transition process.

Initially working from home, but with a view to running a South Marston-based parish office, the Clerk will take full responsibility for the day-to-day administration and financial management of the Council’s activities.

In addition to the normal statutory duties, the Clerk will be expected to provide support and guidance to Councillors in implementing new initiatives and procedures, and to undertake project work as and when required.  He/she must be willing to work on their own initiative, acquire new skills and take a proactive interest in the wellbeing of the community.

This is an exciting role for a highly motivated individual with excellent management and organisational skills.  Applicants must be computer literate, and preferably qualified or experienced in local council administration.

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and qualifications. The hourly rate is circa £14.50 to £19.00 – the full time equivalent of between £28,000 – £36,000 p.a.

For a full job description and person specification click here

Closing date: 19th July 2015

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