Contract Type Permanent
Working Pattern Please see advert text
Advert start date 31/01/2023
Advert end date Closed for applications on 24/02/2023 17:00hrs
Salary LC2 (24-28) £31,099 – £34,724 FTE 37 hours (pro-rata per annum)
Job Category Executive/Managerial
Location Easington Village
Up to 35 hours per week including 1 evening meeting per month
LC2 (24-28) £31,099 – £34,724 FTE 37 hours (pro-rata per annum)
We are looking for an excellent leader, manager and administrator who can help Members develop their vision for the council. The Parish Clerk will play a crucial role in turning words into action and ensuring the delivery of high quality services to the residents of Easington Parish.
The person appointed will be directly accountable to the Parish Council for the efficient and effective day to day management of the Council’s operations, its resources and small labour force. He/she will also be responsible for all financial transactions and administrative functions.
You should have a proven track record in administration and financial management as well as good communication and organisational skills.
This post requires candidates to have a clear understanding of local government, and an excellent record in administration, policy, project management, communication and strategic thinking. Practical experience of cemetery management, allotments and facilities management is highly desirable. Excellent IT skills are essential and attendance at evening meetings will be required, this will usually be one per month.
A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is desirable but not essential.
We offer nationally based terms and conditions of employment, including the Local Government Pension Scheme or contributions to a private pension scheme.
If you are a self motivated individual capable of working without direct supervision; able to plan your own workload and that of others to meet specific deadlines; have enthusiasm and a flexible ‘can do’ attitude we would like to hear from you.
Here is the Candidate Information Pack and Application Form.
For further information about the work of the Parish Council please go to our website https://easingtonvillage.parish.durham.gov.uk/
For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Cllr. Len Morton on 0191 5273981 or 07960258857.
The closing date for applications is Friday 24 February at 5.00pm.
Interview date: Monday 6 March 2023