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Job Vacancy

By Clerk to the Council Baughurst Parish Council

Friday, 19 January 2024

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Baughurst Parish Council Contributor

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JOB VACANCY: Parish Clerk

Are you passionate about serving your local community? Are you an exceptional organiser with an eye for detail? We have an interesting role as part-time Parish Clerk, where you'll be a driving force behind important decisions, policies, and initiatives that impact the lives of residents!

Why Choose Us?

Community Impact: As Parish Clerk, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of residents in Baughurst, Baughurst Common and Wolverton.

Varied Responsibilities: You'll be responsible for arranging and attending council meetings, preparing agendas, supporting papers and minutes; providing procedural and administrative guidance to the Council; managing finances, maintaining official records, handling administrative tasks, updating the website, preparing policies and procedures, liaising with Parish Councillors, external bodies, and residents. You’ll also be required to conduct checks on key sites and liaise with contractors.

Team Collaboration: You will be joining a dedicated team of council members and work closely with residents, community groups and businesses, to foster and maintain positive relationships.

Professional Growth: We value skill growth and development, and you'll have access to training and resources to enhance your skills and knowledge.

What we're Looking For

Organisational Super Star: You’ll have proven experience of administration, juggling multiple tasks, managing deadlines, and keeping meticulous records. Exceptional organisational skills will have been the cornerstone of your career success.

Effective Communicator: Whether it's engaging with council members, collaborating with stakeholders, or working directly with residents, your ability to communicate clearly and concisely should be second to none.

Community Advocate: You’ll be passionate about improving the lives of residents and committed to representing their interests. An empathetic, professional, and compassionate nature will make you the ideal advocate for our community.

Experienced Administrator with great IT skills: You’ll have significant experience in administration, finance/book-keeping, and preferably government procedures and legislation relevant to a Parish Council. Ideally, we’d like to hire a candidate qualified with the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) however, if you don’t have this qualification but are willing to work towards it, your application would be most welcome. On the IT side, you’ll be experienced in using MS word & excel and cloud-based file storage and sharing.

What we can offer you

The role is home based and a minimum of 16 hours per week which can be worked flexibly. We’re offering a competitive salary, a workplace pension, pro-rata holiday, mobile phone, and an annual payment towards home-office expenditure.

To apply, please send your CV with salary details, to Karen Ross, Locum Clerk clerk@baughurst-pc.gov.uk

Contact Information

Clerk to the Council

  • 07746 756007

Find Baughurst Parish Council

The Turbary Administration Centre, 2 Franklin Avenue, Baughurst, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 4ET

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