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Vacancy - Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Posted: 23/10/2019

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire


Salary depending upon related qualifications and experience- £19,945 - £27,905 (salary range NJC scale column points 26-30 / New SCP 19-24)

Fenstanton is a mid-sized parish, with a growing population of some 3,600. The parish council is made up of twelve councillors.

Ideally you will be a qualified parish/town clerk or prepared to study for the CiLCA qualification (full training and support can be provided), able to demonstrate good knowledge of local government procedures, finance and law, with the ability to work independently and effectively.

There will be a requirement to attend council and committee meetings, which are usually held in the evening, 3-4 times/month.

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with integrity, diplomacy when dealing with people, and strong organisational, time management, administrative and IT skills.

In a varied role, you will be responsible for all aspects of finance and administration of the Council, providing advice and implementing decisions.

You will prepare meeting agendas and attend council and committee meetings to take minutes and provide advice to the councillors.

Please send your completed application, including a current CV, to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 18th November 2019

Further information, including a full job description is available


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