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Parish Clerk & RFO

Job Location: Home in Upper Clatford Area, Upper Clatford, Andover, Hampshire
£12 to £15 per hour
  • • Part Time
  • • Permanent
  • • Work from home
Closing Date: Friday 28th October 2022, 9:30am


Upper Clatford Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Vacancy – 8 January 2023

Applications by 28 October 2022

For an application form and further details of the role, please email the current Clerk at [email protected]

Upper Clatford Parish is small and rural, with a Council of ten dedicated Councillors. The Parish Council currently meets on the second Wednesday of each month less August and has a Finance Committee budget meeting in November.

Working from home, the Clerk is responsible for managing the Council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions, including engaging and managing contractors as required.

Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas, record minutes, be able to prepare and monitor budgets, and manage the Council’s website pages, assets and finances.

Previous experience of managing a Parish Council would be an advantage and CiLCA qualification is preferred; training is available if required.

Working hours are on average 10 hours per week. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience, and in the range of £ 12 - £15 per hour.

To apply, please submit a completed application form, available on the website here or by request to the Clerk by email to the Parish Clerk, Charles Emmett, at [email protected]

The deadline for applications is 28 October 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide the names of two referees. Interviews will take place in early November 2022.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Will know the parish area well
  • Will be community focused
  • Will have:
    • experience of working as a Parish Clerk or Assistant Clerk (but training and support can be provided for anyone with the right basic skills)
    • good IT skills
    • bookkeeping experience/experience of accounting packages
    • good customer focus
    • the ability to work efficiently on their own initiative

For an informal discussion regarding the post contact the current Clerk, Charles Emmett 07769 633475 or the Chairman, Peter Heslop on 07831 479731 or by email to [email protected]

Contact Information

C Emmett (Parish Clerk)

  • 07899 640308
  • 07769 633475

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