Thakeham Parish Council - Assistant Parish Clerk

Closing Date: Friday 1st March 2019

Work Place: Mainly working from home but occasionally from the Parish Office in the new Village Hall (Abingworth)

Hours: 5 hours per week (on average, but flexibility will be needed)

Rate of pay: Local government scale SCP 22-25. (£11.22-12.39 per hour), paid monthly

Address: Parish Office, Village Hall, Storrington Rd, Thakeham, RH20 3EF

The Parish Council seeks an Assistant Clerk. This new role will focus on communications, as well as providing administrative support and cover in the absence of the Clerk. Key duties include:

· Administering the Parish website and Thakeham Community Facebook page

· Drafting the quarterly Parish Bulletin and liaising with local community groups and media

· Assisting with managing land and buildings owned by the Parish Council, and supporting other projects

· In the absence of the Clerk, covering some PC meetings and general administrative duties.

The role-holder will need to offer good written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy including social media expertise and must be able to work independently. S/he will need the aptitude to learn the PC’s office systems and how the work of the PC relates to other local government and external agencies.

Applications should be submitted by Friday 1 March. Interviews will be held in mid-March with a view to the successful candidate beginning work in April 2019. For further particulars and details of how to apply, or to find out more about the role, contact the Parish Clerk, Owen Richards ( / 01798 815305 – or call in at the Parish Office).


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