Long Melford Parish Council is looking for a Parish Clerk.  The role is shown below:


SALARY LC2 Spinal Point 24, rising to 26, Full time (35 HOURS PER WEEK)

Long Melford Parish Council is looking to recruit an experienced Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of the Parish Council’s activities and be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and implement the future plans of the Parish Council. Applicants should possess the CILCA qualification, or be prepared to undertake the necessary training within 6 months of appointment. Excellent IT and communications skills are essential.

Duties will include preparation of agendas and minutes, advising on legal/financial matters, managing the Councils’ budget including the preparation of the Annual Return, liaising with other agencies and supervision of staff. The Parish Council or its committees meet on the first Thursday evening of every month and the attendance of the Clerk at these meetings is essential.

The post is full time and is based in the Parish Council office on Cordell Road. Please see below for the job description and person specification


Please forward CV’s with a covering letter and details of 2 references (preferably current/former employer) to:

The Parish Clerk, The Parish Offices, Cordell Road, Long Melford CO10 9EH 

For an informal discussion please contact the Clerk, on 01787 378084.
Closing date for receipt of applications – Friday 13th September 2019

Interviews are expected to be scheduled for Wednesday 18th September

Job Description

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