Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
Braunston Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the
role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer from December 2020.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
? Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings (held on the first
Monday of every month, except when a Bank Holiday in which case the meeting is
the following Monday) and one Annual Parish Meeting, usually in May. Duties
include the preparation of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings.
? Attend to administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files,
annual review of all parish policies, dealing with correspondence and enquiries, and
overseeing the maintenance of parish council assets.
? Manage and report the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for
? Advise and support 12 Councillors.
? Maintain and update the Parish Council website.
? Maintain and co-ordinate the links with the District and County Councils that have
an impact on the Parish Council.
? Liaise with District and County Councillors and other organisations.
? Manage the work of the village handyman and liaise with allotment holders
Local Government experience and holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration
(CiLCA) is desirable but not essential. Support and training will be offered.
The post is for nominally 8 hours a week and is based from home, with meetings normally
taking place at the Village Hall with remote video conferencing by Zoom being currently
The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with the National Joint
Council Salary Scale rates and will range from SCP 24 (currently £14.90/hour) - SCP 28
Apply to Chris Johnson, Chair of the Parish Council.
E-mail : [email protected]