Hellingly Parish Council - Assistant Clerk

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th March 2021

Work Place: Office based

Hours: 20 hours per week: 9.30am – 1.30pm

Rate of pay: Annual salary is £12,230 - £13,230

Address: Hellingly Parish Council, Hellingly Community Hub, The Drive, Hellingly, East Sussex, BN27 4EP

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to support the Parish Clerk working in a small team. You must be flexible and able to adapt to ever changing demands. The job is varied with no two days being the same. The successful applicant will have good communication, administrative and literacy skills as well as a good IT skill set, as they will be interacting with the public, Councillors, and other organisations in both verbal and written formats.

The Assistant Clerk needs to be organised, flexible and able to show initiative. The main duties include supporting the day to day activities of the Parish Council and Hellingly Community Hub, Clerk two of the Council committees and provide general administrative support to the Council. Ideally you should possess good communication skills, some project management and financial experience and the ability to take and prepare minutes of meetings. Training will be provided to the successful applicant. The position will be office based though flexible towards home working during the current Covid situation.

The Job Description and application form are available on the website www.hellingly-pc.org.uk. Applications are invited by sending a copy of their CV and a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying for the position and what you could offer the Council. These should be sent to the Parish Clerk, Jenny Hoodless clerk@hellingly-pc.org.uk. Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss the post or seek additional information by emailing the Clerk and requesting a call back. The position is 20 hours per week, 9.30am – 1.30pm. The annual salary is £12,230 - £13,230.

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