Job Vacancies

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Grazing Officer - The Conservators of Ashdown Forest

Closing date
Workplace
Hours
37 hours per week
Rate of pay
£18,036 – £22,617 (Plus on-call payments)
Contact

01342 823583
conservators@ashdownforest.org
Address
Description
Grazing Officer Hours: 37 hours per week Salary: £18,036 – £22,617 (Plus on-call payments)
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated person with a real understanding of the requirements of livestock as well as the ecological requirements of managing heathlands to achieve favourable condition. As a member of the Grazing Team you will be assisting with the implementation of our exciting Countryside Stewardship programme.
You will have a qualification in Ecology/Environmental Science, Livestock and/or Countryside Management and have working experience of livestock management. You will be an excellent communicator with experience of public engagement and, physically fit, you will be happy to work outside in all weathers, sometimes ‘out of hours’.
Closing date: 18 July 2017 Interview dates: 25/26 July 2017

For an application form and information pack (in pdf format) please email conservators@ashdownforest.org or call 01342 823583 (Monday to Friday 08.30 to 16.30)

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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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Deputy Clerk and RFO - Lowestoft Town Council

Closing date
20/09/2017
Workplace
Hours
Full time post which involves evening and weekend attendance
Rate of pay
£32,164 - £35,093 PA
Contact
Neil Coleby
07801 364088
neil.coleby@lowestofttowncouncil.uk
http://www.lowestofttowncouncil.gov.uk
Address
Description
This position provides an exciting and challenging opportunity to help the new town council to successfully embed and develop its large portfolio of community assets and support the council to maximise its reputation and delivery for the community against a £1.4 million precept.

With an exceptional financial ability and track-record in financial and risk management, you will ensure that public money is properly safeguarded. You will thrive on working within a start-up environment, supporting significant asset and service development and creating a robust governance framework.

You will provide key support to the Clerk in ensuring all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the council are observed, all council meetings are properly administered and decisions effectively implemented. Suitably qualified, highly motivated, enthusiastic and community-focused, you will have the evidenced and relevant skills needed for the council as well as being an excellent contributor and support within the staff team and for councillors.

We offer nationally-based terms and conditions of employment. You must be flexible in your approach and work patterns and be able to meet deadlines. Terms might vary depending on experience and skill levels.
For more information, please visit: www.lowestofttowncouncil.gov.uk

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Neil Coleby via email: neil.coleby@lowestofttowncouncil.uk or call 07801 364088.

In order to apply, please download an application form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form from the related information section and return your completed application to: hr@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Closing date: 5pm, 20 September 2017.
Interview date: 10 October 2017.

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Town Clerk - Lowestroft Town Council

Closing date
20/09/2017
Workplace
Hours
Full time post which involves evening and weekend attendance.
Rate of pay
£55,169 - £58,726 PA
Contact
Neil Coleby
07801 364088
neil.coleby@lowestofttowncouncil.uk
http://www.lowestofttowncouncil.gov.uk
Address
Description
This position provides an exciting and challenging opportunity to help the new town council to successfully embed and develop its large portfolio of community assets and support the council to maximise its reputation and delivery for the community against a background of a £1.4 million precept.

An exceptional and driven individual, you will bring your proven flexibility, enthusiasm and talent for producing excellent outcomes from a broad and demanding workload. You will be someone who can think strategically and help Lowestoft to thrive through effectively supporting the community and councillors and building a skilled staff team and partnerships.

Your ambition for Lowestoft and the council will be underpinned by your track-record of ability to oversee and manage change as well as delivering new and innovative projects, involving significant assets, budgets, contracts and services. You will have a demonstrable ability to attract significant funds and achieve value for money.
You will be able to ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the council are observed, all council meetings are properly administered and decisions effectively implemented. You will take on statutory roles for the council including as Proper Officer and Data Protection Officer.

Suitably qualified (the CiLCA is an advantage), highly motivated, enthusiastic and community-focused, you will have evidenced leadership, management, administrative, communication, IT, financial and organisational skills.
We offer nationally-based terms and conditions of employment. You must be flexible in your approach and work patterns, prepared for an evolving role and able to meet deadlines. Terms might vary depending on experience and skill levels.

For more information, please visit: www.lowestofttowncouncil.gov.uk
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Neil Coleby via email: neil.coleby@lowestofttowncouncil.uk or call 07801 364088.
In order to apply, please download an application form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form from the related information section and return your completed application to: hr@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Closing date: 5pm, 20 September 2017.
Interview date: 5 October 2017.

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Part Time Assistant Clerk - Worplesdon Parish Council

Closing date
28/09/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
21 hours per week
Rate of pay
Salary SCP26 - SCP 29
Contact
Gaynor White
01483 300094
clerk@worplesdonpc.co.uk
http://worplesdon-pc.gov.uk/
Address
84 Rydes Hill Road, Guildford, GU2 9UG
Description
The successful candidate would be entitled to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
Mileage 45p per mile (up to agreed limit)

Worplesdon Parish Council is looking to appoint an Assistant Clerk to support the Clerk to the Council.

Working from home the Assistant Clerk will be required to: Administer the Worplesdon Flood Forum, administer all Land Management matters ensuring that the Council works within the law, advising on and implementing policy, produce quarterly newsletters and the Annual Report, assist with administering the Council’s website, deal with members of the public and attend all evening meetings of the Council. The successful applicant must be willing to undertake training courses in Sussex and Surrey including ILCA (Introduction to Local Council Administration) and CILCA (the Certificate in Local Council Administration).

The ideal candidate will preferably live within Worplesdon Parish will have administrative experience, knowledge of local government and an enthusiasm for working with the local community. Initially a part-time role this position may increase to a full time role in the future.

The successful applicant must have:

> A good telephone manner
> Excellent verbal and written communication skills
> Excellent IT skills (training will be provided for job specific tasks)
> Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook
> The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
> The ability to work contracted hours at flexible times during weekdays (and occasionally weekends)
> Drive, determination and organisational skills to manage a varied workload
> Initiative and the ability to problem solve without supervision
> A sense of humour
> A valid driving licence and own transport (to include business insurance cover)
> Ability to attend evening meetings
> Adequate space to work from home – including the secure storage of Parish Council papers.
> A broadband connection of at least 15 mbps or more

Closing date for applications: 12 noon 28 September 2017

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Parish Clerk & RFO - Hambledon Parish Council

Closing date
30/09/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
20 hours per week
Rate of pay
£15 per hour
Contact
Lois
01273 830203
lcrecruit@ssalc.co.uk
http://hambledonsurrey.co.uk
Address
Description
Hambledon 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.

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Parish Clerk & RFO - Selborne Parish Council

Closing date
02/10/2017
Workplace
Working from home
Hours
Flexible 15 hours per week
Rate of pay
Current salary range £21,268.00 - £25,951.00 per annum pro rata (SCP23 – SCP29), depending on qualifications and experience.
Contact

clerk@selborneparishcouncil.gov.uk
Address
Description
This is an interesting opportunity to work from home, providing the full range of Parish Council responsibilities to Selborne Parish Council and its three rural villages of Selborne, Oakhanger and Blackmoor. This includes responsibility for the Parish Council’s financial management.

Parish Council meetings are held on the third Wednesday evening of the month. Occasional additional meetings are held as required.

Previous local government/public sector experience is desirable, but not essential. The successful applicant would either possess the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification or be prepared to complete the qualification as a condition of employment.

Office equipment provided. Own transport necessary.

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