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Assistant Parish Clerk

Job Location: 71 High Street, Collingham, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7LB
£9.77 to £9.96 per hour
  • • Part Time
  • • Permanent
  • • Work from home
Closing Date: Friday 7th August 2020, 5:00pm


Job Opportunity at Collingham Parish Council

This is an exciting opportunity to join Collingham Parish Council which is a friendly, active Parish Council and has a vacancy for an Assistant Parish Clerk as the Parish Council continues to take on additional responsibilities and increase its visibility in the community. The existing Parish Clerk and the Assistant will need to work closely, so good organisation and communication skills will be required.

The purpose of this new role is to support the Parish Clerk with all Parish Council activities and to deputise for the Parish Clerk during any absence and to provide administrative support to the Parish Council.

Main duties will include: Maintaining the Parish website and updating Social Media, deputising for the Parish Clerk when required as well as liaising with Councillors, volunteers and community groups about projects for the benefit of the community.

The Parish Council has attained the Local Council Award Scheme Quality Level and has submitted an application to progress to the next level (Quality Gold). The Parish Council would be the first Council in Nottinghamshire to obtain this award if achieved.

Salary: NJC Scale LC1 - spinal points 5-6 subject to experience and qualifications for 30 hours per month (average 7 hours per week). Further progression up to SCP 12 may be considered following attainment of the Introduction to Local Council Administration qualification which will be funded by the Parish Council along with any training necessary.

An understanding of Local Government would be an advantage, but not essential.

A full Job Description and Person Specification is available and should be considered when submitting an application.

Please email your CV and letter of application to: ParishClerk@Collingham-Notts.org.uk with ‘Application – Private and Confidential’ as the subject line.

Closing date for receipt of application is Friday 7th August 2020 with interviews to be held on Wednesday 19th August. We will be in touch with all applicants by 14th August.

Contact Information

Parish Clerk, Caron Ballantyne

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71 High Street, Collingham, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7LB