West Swindon Parish Council



WEST SWINDON PARISH COUNCIL


18.5 hours per week to include occasional evening work

Local Government Scale  23 to 29 Salary band: £21,268  to £25,951 pro rata per annum depending on qualifications and experience.


West Swindon is a newly elected Parish Council formed 18 May 2017. 


The Parish Council has 15 Councillors serving a population c. 28,000.   West Swindon is a green urban parish and as a result, the Parish Council strives to maintain and improve public open spaces and outdoor amenities. The Parish Council is responsible for maintenance of the allotments, play areas, grounds maintenance, and street cleaning, with further responsibilities being reviewed by the Parish.


As a new and modern Parish, the Assistant Clerk will support the Clerk/Parish Manager to run the administration of the Parish Council effectively and efficiently.  This will also require covering the  holiday absence of the Clerk/Parish Manager including periods across the school holidays. 


This job holder will

  • Staff the Parish Office to be open to public enquiries
  • Prepare reports and documents as required

  • Assist in the production of Agendas and Minutes of the Council

  • Assist in the maintenance of financial records

  • Create and maintain relevant administrative procedures to ensure work is carried out in an efficient and accurate manner

  • Coordinate and promote volunteering within the Parish

  • Help develop projects and campaigns for the Parish Council

The successful candidate will have confident verbal and written communication skills, proven relevant office experience, and be conversant in Microsoft Office.

Applicants should be interested in achieving the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

Further information and an application pack is available from

Paula Harrison
West Swindon Parish Council, West Swindon Library, Link Centre, Whitehill Way, Swindon, SN5 7DL


Telephone: 01793 466418
Email: parishmanager@westswindon.org.uk


CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY 23 MARCH 18


INTERVIEWS TO BE HELD WEEK COMMENCING: MONDAY 26 MARCH 18


 

 

Letter to Applicants - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Assistant Clerk Job Description

APPLICATION FORM TO COMPLETE


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