Witley Parish Council - Part time Assistant Clerk

Closing Date: 16th April 2021

Work Place: From home

Hours: 22 hours per week

Rate of pay: Salary range is SCP 24 to SCP 28 (£28,672 to £32,234 FTE)

Address: Council Office, Milford Village Hall, Portsmouth Road, Milford, Godalming, GU8 5DS

Witley Parish Council - Part time Assistant Clerk. To start September 2021.

Witley Parish Council has a vacancy for a part-time Assistant Clerk,

The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Assistant Clerk to support the Clerk in undertaking the work of the Council and to work closely with Councillors, residents and other organisations.

The role is for 22 hours per week, which can be worked on a flexible basis (working pattern to be agreed on appointment) and includes attendance at evening meetings. The Assistant Clerk will attend the Planning Committee meetings, as a minimum, which are held every three weeks on a Wednesday. The responsibilities will be wide ranging, but will include preparing agendas, recording and writing minutes for meetings, all associated administrative work for the Planning Committee, project work, administering the allotment sites in Witley and Milford, managing cemetery bookings, monitoring the work of the grounds contractors, maintaining the website and acting as first point of contact for visitors to the office.

The successful applicant will have excellent computer skills and the ability to use email as a key tool of communication. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent administrative and communication skills as well as being able to plan and manage their workload to meet deadlines. They will need to be proactive and motivated and able to demonstrate an ability to work constructively and accurately with a wide variety of stakeholders. Previous experience in Local Government, although not essential, is desirable.

The salary range is SCP 24 to SCP 28 (£28,672 to £32,234 FTE), according to experience. We are offering 21 days holiday (pro-rata) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date details:

The closing date for applications is 16th April 2021 with interviews planned to take place during the week commencing 3rd May 2021. Applicants should note that the intended start date for this role will be September 2021.

To request a recruitment pack or to discuss the role further, please contact the Clerk at clerk@witley-pc.gov.uk or 01483 422044.

Completed applications should also be emailed to the Clerk.

To download the information pack please fill in the form below