Skelsmergh and Scalthwaiterigg Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the Council. The vacancy is due to increasing full time work commitments of the outgoing clerk. The clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day to day business, providing advice and implementing decisions. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, maintain accounts and follow financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Working hours are about three hours per week and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales. With the exception of meetings attendance, the postholder will be expected to work from home. The Council meets every two months on a Tuesday evening with other meetings being called as required. Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available including from the outgoing clerk. The Council will consider applications to fill the post on a temporary basis until a permanent appointment is made.
For an informal discussion and an applicaton form and job description, please contact the current clerk David Clarke on Tel: 01539 730023 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should be sent marked 'Private and Confidential' to the following address: Skelsmergh and Scalthwaiterigg Parish Council, C/o 62 Castle Grove, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7AZ.
The closing date for applications is Friday 6th December 2013.