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ENABLING PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE SINCE 1939

St Briavels PC (Forest of Dean)

St Briavels Parish Council & Burial Authority

NALC National Salary Scale SCP7-12 (£10.16 - £11.22 per hour) depending on experience and qualifications

Applicants are sought for the permanent post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible.

The appointee will work from home and be required to attend all meetings of the Council - normally 10 per year, in the evenings. Personal transport is essential.

The appointment will be subject to satisfactory performance after a 6 month probationary period, and will be for 50 hours a month, also to be reviewed after 6 months

The successful candidate must be computer literate (MS Word, Excel, website management) and have experience in relevant administration and maintenance of financial records.

It is preferable if the appointee has the Certificate in Local Council Administration (or equivalent), but if not will be expected to work to obtain it; training will be provided at the Council's expense.

Application pack from the locum Clerk Richard Crighton at rsc43@sky.com

Closing date for applications: Friday 11 October 2019, interview during the week of 21 October.

Berkeley Town Council (Stroud District)

TOWN CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 18 – 28 £ 24,313.00 - £31,371.00 (pro rata) per annum depending on experience and qualifications

Berkeley Town Council is seeking applicants for the role of Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 30 hours per week.

The council has nine councillors. The Council has 2-3 meetings per month. All meetings take place in the Town Hall at 7.00 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

The office is in the Town Hall, Berkeley. The Council manages Berkeley Town Hall, the Pavilion and Field at Canon Park, Park View Play Area, Sarah's Field and Oakhunger Lane Allotments.

Take a look at the website for more information about the town council at www.berkeley-tc.gov.uk

For a full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form and any questions you may have please contact the Town Clerk Debbie Spiers in the first instance clerk@berkeley-tc.gov.uk

Please address your application to Mr P Stevenson, Chairman of Berkeley Town Council, c/o Town Hall, Salter Street, Berkeley, Glos. GL13 9DB or email office@berkeley-tc.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 19th September 2019. Interviews will take place on Monday 30th September 2019

Nailsworth TC (Stroud District)

Nailsworth Town Council is recruiting two people to join a small, growing team.

Deputy Clerk

An enthusiastic and dynamic person with the skills and experience to work with councillors, staff and residents to fulfil the Town Council's priorities.

Excellent communication and administrative skills, and experience in or knowledge of local government required for this interesting and demanding role. Willingness to undergo professional training.

Flexible hours, covering one evening meeting a month and very occasional weekend work.

Salary Scale LC2 SCP18-23 (£24,313- £26,999 pro rata 25hrs per week).

Closing date 5pm, 23rd September 2019

Customer Services and Communications Assistant

An organised person with excellent interpersonal skills required for our busy town centre office.

Applicants must have good administrative and IT skills with the flexibility to meet the needs of this role. This varied role includes acting as communications contact for the town council and data inputting.

Flexible hours and very occasional weekend and evening work.

Salary Scale LC1 SCP5-6 (£18,795 - £19,171 full time 37 per week).

Closing date 5pm, 24th September 2019

Application pack and details for both posts from Civic Centre tel. 01453 833592 or www.nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Todenham PC (Cotswold District)

Todenham Parish Council

CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

NALC National Salary Scale SCP 15 – 17 £9.77- £9.96* per hour depending on experience

Todenham Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 5 hours per week.

The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£7700. All meetings take place in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

A laptop and printer are supplied and you will be required to use your home as an office and store all council documents for which an allowance of £5 per week is given to cover the costs.

Take a look at the recently launched council website for more information about the village and the parish council at www.todenhamparishcouncil.co.uk.

For a full Job Description and any questions you may have please contact Bill Joss (Chairman) in the first instance via bill.joss.g14@gmail.com

*effective 1st April 2019.

Twyning PC (Tewkesbury Borough)

Twyning Parish Council has an immediate vacancy for a home-based Parish Clerk working 12 hours per week. Salary according to SCP 20 –23 depending on experience (£9.99/hr –£10.94/hr).

Twyning is situated in the northern most part of Gloucestershire and borders Worcestershire. It is a medium sized village with 1400 voters on the electoral register. It is likely to increase in size as it has been designated as a Service Village under the Joint Core Strategy.

The precept currently stands at £22,340.

The Clerk works from home but travels to monthly council meetings which are generally in the evening. Own transport is essential, for which mileage and travel time are paid. Twyning Parish Council has a significant land holding within the parish and some experience of legal issues associated with common land, easements and wayleaves would be an advantage but is not essential.

For further information

Closing date for applications.

Interviews will be held

Lower Slaughter PC (Cotswold District)

VACANCY FOR PARISH CLERK TO LOWER SLAUGHTER PARISH COUNCIL

Closing Date for Applications - 30th August 2019

The position will include attending Parish Council meetings (typically two meetings every two months), taking and writing up Parish Council minutes, writing letters when requested, updating the Parish Council website and advising the Parish Council in respect of the performance of its statutory duties.

Training is available for all aspects of the clerk's role.

The role will also include liaising with the district and county services when required.

The position is home based apart from attendance at the meetings noted above which are held in Lower Slaughter. A laptop will be provided solely for council use along with other necessary equipment.

Salary will be negotiable but within the National Association of Local Councils 2019 scale range.

The actual hours are variable but expected to be approximately three hours per week which includes meetings. A sum of £4 per week is payable for the cost of an office/safe storage area for council documentation. Use of your own car is essential for which an allowance of 45p per mile is payable.

The council are looking for a proactive team player to work with a supportive and friendly team. The successful candidate will be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues in a 'hands on' manner and be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people, have good numeracy skills and be computer literate.

Applicants do not have to have specific experience as a council clerk but must have several years' experience in a similar role.

Application forms can be downloaded from the parish website at http://www.lowerslaughter.btck.co.uk/

or by emailing clerklspc@gmail.com