Quidhampton Parish Clerk Needed

VACANCY FOR QUIDHAMPTON PARISH CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Quidhampton Parish Council (QPC) is seeking a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer, starting 1 April 2021.

The successful candidate will have good administrative skills, with an ability to get things done. They will also be a ‘gatekeeper’ helping the council to recognise and develop opportunities of benefit to the community.  Open communication skills and IT literacy are important (Word and Excel essential). Knowledge and familiarity with Quidhampton, pop. about 400, and its setting will be an advantage.  

The administrative work includes the preparation of meetings, minutes, agendas and briefings, preparing budgets and accounts, and from time to time also consultations, planning applications, and enquiries from the public. 

The role is part time at 5 hours per week.  Bi-monthly council meetings are held in the evening, currently on Zoom. The indicative rate is £10.50-£13.00 / hr depending on experience and qualifications.   Experience of parish council procedures and/or public administration is desirable, but not essential as training will be available. 

For more information about Quidhampton and the Parish Council, including past minutes, community posting, village newsletters etc. visit the parish council website at https://parishcouncil.quidhampton.org.uk.  Please enquire to the Chair of Quidhampton Parish Council, Howard Rowley at stables.denise@btinternet.com or phone on 01722 744617. A CV and application to the Chair will be required by 5 March. 

2 Feb 21  

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