Job Vacancies

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Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer - Peasmarsh Parish Council

Closing date
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
8 hours per week including attendance at evening meetings
Rate of pay
Range SCP23 - SCP25 currently £21,268 pa to £22,658pa pro rata
Contact
Catherine Hellen
07951 668713
peasmarshpc@outlook.com
http://www.peasmarsh.org.uk/
Address
Description
Peasmarsh Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk & RFO with the drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload.

In addition to managing the day-to-day work of the Parish Council, the post holder will work closely with Councillors to plan and implement the aims and objectives of the Council.

The ideal applicant will have financial & administrative experience, the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for working with residents and local organisations.

For more information please contact the Council Chairman: David Pankhurst, tel: 01797 230205, dap43@btinternet.com or the clerk: Mrs C Hellen tel: 07951 668713, peasmarshpc@outlook.com

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Long Term, Temporary RFO / Data Entry Clerk - Peacehaven Town Council

Closing date
Workplace
Meridian Centre, Peacehaven
Hours
Approximately 20 hours per week over a minimum of 2 days
Rate of pay
Rates flexible dependant on experience and location
Contact
Claire Lacey
01273 585493 or 07702958026
Address
Meridian Centre,
Meridian Way,
Peacehaven,
East Sussex
BN10 8BB
Description
Long Term, Temporary RFO / Data Entry Clerk with RBS experience required for an immediate start with Peacehaven Town Council.

Approximately 20 hours per week over a minimum of 2 days (flexible) to input invoices, payments and assess cost code versus budgets.

Additional support available from other Officers for general admin.

It would benefit if you lived within reasonable travelling distance of the A27 in East Sussex/Peacehaven.

Rates flexible dependent on experience and location.

Please call today 01273 585493 or 07702958026 and speak with the Town Manager.

Applications will be assessed on a first come first served basis and interview/start for a Locum will be immediate.

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Part time Planning Adviser - Chichester City Council

Closing date
Workplace
Hours
Rate of pay
Contact
Rodney Duggua
01243 788502
clerk@chichestercity.gov.uk
http://chichestercity.gov.uk/
Address
Description
If you are a qualified town planner with a few hours to spare each week, Chichester City Council will be pleased to hear from you.

The long serving Planning Adviser is retiring shortly and the City Council is seeking a replacement to provide guidance and advice on applications received within the City.

For an informal discussion about the post and the terms of employment in the first instance please contact Rodney Duggua.

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Parish Clerk & RFO - Fittleworth Parish Council

Closing date
23/06/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
12 hours per week
Rate of pay
Salary SCP 23 currently £11.05 per hour negotiable depending on experience and qualifications
Contact
Lois
01273 830204
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
https://fittleworth-pc.org.uk/
Address
Fittleworth Parish Council
Nightingales
Mare Hill Road
Pulborough
RH20 2DY
Description
Fittleworth Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk & RFO with the drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload.

In addition to managing the day-to-day work of the Parish Council, the post holder will work closely with Councillors to plan and implement the aims and objectives of the Council. Attendance at evening meetings is required, although this is typically limited to the monthly Parish Council meetings.

The ideal applicant will have administrative experience and some financial experience, strong organisational skills, and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for working with residents and local organisations.

Prior experience of working as a Parish Clerk is not essential. The role may suit those looking for flexible working arrangements as much of the 12 hours per week can be worked at a time convenient to the post holder.

For an application pack including a Person Specification, Job Description & Application Form please email lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk or download from http://www.sussexalc.org.uk/vacancies.asp Please note that CVs will not be accepted; applicants must complete and return an application form to apply.

Closing date for all applications: 23rd June 2017

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Assistant Clerk of the Council - Wivelsfield Parish Council

Closing date
07/07/2017
Workplace
Council Office and Home
Hours
10 hours per week
Rate of pay
Based on a full time salary of £23,398 [actual pro rata salary £6,324]
Contact
Lois
01273 830203
lois.crouch@ssalc.co.cuk
http://wivelsfield.org.uk/
Address
arish Council Office
Adj. to The Cock Inn
North Common Road
Wivelsfield Green
East Sussex
RH17 7RH
Description
Wivelsfield Parish Council is looking for an Assistant to support the existing Clerk in an expanding and varied role. The post is largely administrative in nature - helping with the day to day running of the Council - and would suit an enthusiastic, outgoing and organised person. The ideal candidate will be interested in working within a local community, have excellent written English, be happy talking to a range of people and getting involved with public-facing events, and be good at multi-tasking.
Knowledge of the Local Government sector, planning and/or fund-raising would be an advantage.
Hours of work will be flexible and – by agreement - can be split between the Parish Council office and home. There will be a requirement to attend occasional evening meetings.
For further information, please obtain an application pack from Sussex & Surrey Associations of Local Councils [ lois.crouch@ssalc.co.uk ] 01273 830203 to whom completed application forms should be returned.

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Community Warden - Crowborough Town Council

Closing date
07/07/2017
Workplace
Town Hall, Crowborough
Hours
Average of 37 hours per week (Monday to Sunday inclusive) within the hours 8am 11pm
Rate of pay
£21,268 - £24,964 dependant on qualifications and experience
Contact
Andy Beams
01892 652907
info@crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk
Address
Town Hall,
The Broadway,
Crowborough,
TN6 1DA
Description
Crowborough Town Council is currently recruiting for a Community Warden to provide a highly visible, reassuring presence, aimed at reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in the town.

Community Wardens work in partnership with other local organisations and aim to build closer communities by making local people feel more at ease in the area in which they live.

For an application pack phone 01892 652907 or email info@crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for applications – Friday 7th July at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th July

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Responsible Financial Officer - Peacehaven Town Council

Closing date
18/07/2017
Workplace
Council Office
Hours
20 hours per week
Rate of pay
TBC
Contact
Claire Lacey
clairelacey@peacehavencouncil.co.uk
Address
Meridian Way,
Meridian Centre,
Peacehaven,
East Sussex
BN10 8BB
Description
The role is for 20 hours per week and the successful applicant will be required to have a full and recent working knowledge of the RBS / Omega system.

The Role of Responsible Financial Officer at Peacehaven Town Council may require additional evening working, attending Policy and Finance Committees and Full Council – dates are available on the Peacehaven Town Council website.

In addition the successful applicant will have the ability to fully grasp the full implications of all financial decisions from within a local authority background. Must have previous experience of interpreting and implementing Financial Regulations, the ability to use the RBS accounting system and analyse statistics / data.

The successful applicant must have experience and awareness of project administration, strong IT skills and the ability to work on their own initiative without supervision and within a small team environment.

Interviews will be held on 25th July 2017.

Please return the application form completed to Clairelacey@peacehavencouncil.co.uk by 5pm on 18th July 2017.

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Head of Finance & Support Services - East Grinstead Town Council

Closing date
21/07/2017
Workplace
Hours
37 hours per week
Rate of pay
SCP: 41-47 (PO 4/5) - £36,379 - £41,967
Contact

01342 323636
w.mackenzie@eastgrinstead.gov.uk
http://www.eastgrinstead.gov.uk
Address
East Grinstead Town Council, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 3LT
Description
East Grinstead Town Council is a Progressive Town Council, designated as a “larger council” by the National Association Of Local Councils due to our turnover of over £1m PA and breadth of services provided.
Arising from the imminent retirement of the current postholder we are seeking to fill a senior role in the Council. Heading up a small team responsible for the internal Support functions of the council including Finance, HR and IT.
Applicants for this position must have wide experience of financial management, preferably but not essentially in a local authority environment, and will serve as the Council’s Responsible Finance Officer. Anaccountancy qualification is necessary. Wider experience including IT and HRwould be desirable but an aptitude to take on new areas of responsibility is more important. The role also deputises for the Town Clerk in her absence, and leads on Personnel, Health and Safety and IT with professional external support.
A detailed information pack, application form and job specification can be downloaded from www.eastgrinstead.gov.uk. Alternatively e-mail w.mackenzie@eastgrinstead.gov.uk or telephone 01342 323636. Closing date for receipt of applications is noon 21st July and it is anticipated that interviews will be held 3rd and 4th of August, with the successful applicant starting in post early Septemberto enable a handover period.
This council is a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Application Forms must be submitted by email or mailed to East Grinstead Town Council, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 3LT. CV’s are not accepted.

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Parish Clerk & RFO - Broadbridge Heath Parish Council

Closing date
27/07/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
18.5 hours per week to include time spent on evening meetings
Rate of pay
Salary of LC2 points 30-34 (£26,822 - £30,153 pro rated) depending on experience.
Contact
Parish Clerk
07716130103
clerk@broadbridgeheath-pc.gov.uk
http://www.broadbridgeheath-pc.gov.uk
Address
Home based until the completion of a Parish Office (estimated 2018)
Description
Broadbridge Heath is a growing village near Horsham with a precept of approximately £90,000. Meetings are generally held on Monday evenings, usually on the first Monday of each month.
The successful candidate will preferably be CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this. The applicant must be self-motivating, have good organisational and presentation skills, sound financial and bookkeeping abilities, and be fully conversant with Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of the local area and the role of local government would be desirable.
An application pack can be obtained from the Broadbridge Heath website www.broadbridgeheath-pc.gov.uk or by contacting the Clerk via email to clerk@broadbridgeheath-pc.gov.uk or phone on 07716 130103.

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