Parish Clerk Vacancy

Stokeinteignhead is a busy and pro-active council, with 8 parish councillors.

The parish council meets eleven times a year, on the second Tuesday evening of every month, except in August.

Working from home, the Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer is responsible for managing the council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with bookkeeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the council.

Working hours are 12 hours per week and salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience and will be in accordance with the NALC and SLCC recommendations.

The council currently holds the General Power of Competence. It would be advantageous for the candidate to hold the Cilca qualification or be willing to achieve this as training can be provided.

Please send CV and covering letter via email below.

For informal discussions about the role please contact the Clerk, Mrs Rachel Avery, on 01626 335813 or email stokeinteignheadparishcouncil@outlook.com

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 24th April 2020

Documents:

Clerk job description

Person specification

Parish Council grant applications open!

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Section137 of the Local Government Act 1972 allows the Parish Council to spend a limited amount on activities for which it has no specific power, but which the authority considers ‘will bring direct benefit to the area, or any part of it or all or some of its inhabitants’. The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 added the requirement that the benefit obtained should be commensurate with the expenditure incurred.
Community/voluntary/charitable organisations may apply to the Parish Council for a grant. They must be non-profit making.

Application forms are available to download from the website, or you can contact the Clerk for a paper copy.
All applications must be accompanied by supporting documents and copies of accounts.

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 30th August 2018.
The Parish Council will consider all applications at its meeting on Tuesday 10th September.

Grant application form