Job vacancy: Welwyn Parish Council


Welwyn Parish Council is looking for a clerk and responsible financial officer to join their team.


Job title: clerk and responsible financial officer
Organisation: Welwyn Parish Council
Salary: SCP 37 - 41
Application deadline: 13 July 2020
Email address:  
Phone number: 01438 716 667


Welwyn Parish Council is a forward-thinking council at the centre of a thriving local community. The council has recently been awarded the Local Council Award Scheme Foundation Level and is working to produce a Neighbourhood Plan and Climate Emergency Action Plan.

They are now seeking a highly motivated, organised, and community-focused applicant to undertake this key full-time role. You will be responsible for all day-to-day organisation and management of the council’s services, staff, facilities, and finances. This is a demanding job and you will need vision, a high level of motivation, excellent leadership, and management skills in order to work successfully with staff, councillors, contractors, external organisations, stakeholders, and the community. Ideally, you should hold the CiLCA qualification (or be prepared to work towards gaining this qualification within 12-months), be willing to work some evenings and weekends to facilitate council meetings and events, and have a sound understanding of local authority organisations and management.

They offer excellent nationally based terms and conditions of employment including enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme. For a full recruitment pack and application form, please contact Louise Harrison on 01438 716667 or email . For an informal discussion feel free to contact our current clerk, Louise, on the same contact details. Closing date for applications: 13 July 2020, initial interviews will take place week commencing 20 July.

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