Long Melford Parish Council is looking to fill the role of :


SALARY LC2 Spinal Point 24, rising to 26, Part time (25 – 28 HOURS PER WEEK)

Long Melford Parish Council is looking to recruit an experienced Clerk. 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 part 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  or

For an informal discussion please contact the Locum Clerk, Dave Crimmin on 01787 378084

Job Description

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