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Okehampton Hamlets Parish Council

Job Opportunity - Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, Okehampton Hamlets Parish Council

The position is currently for 10 hours per week but will be reviewed and reduce downwards to a figure yet to be determined.  Salary will be on the Local Council scale LC1 (7-17) currently 12.63 ti 14.95 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.

The ideal candidate will be a good communicator , demonstrate an awareness of governance and good administration skills, combined with the ability to be flexible and attend evening meetings usually held on the first Tuesday of every month, some knowledge of financial management would be an advantage.

The role requires -

  • Relevant skills for agenda setting and recording of minutes
  • Good administration and communication skills
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Preparation and monitoring of budgets and managing the Council's assets and finances
  • Previous experience of working for a Parish Council or Local Authority would be an advantage although training is available if required
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th April 2024