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Overton Community Council is looking to appoint a Clerk/RFO to administer the work and finances of the Community Council. The Clerk will be the ‘Proper Officer’ and the ‘Responsible Financial Officer’ of the Community Council, responsible for executing their legal, financial and administrative requirements.

Holding a responsible public position, the Clerk will administer the Community Council’s affairs and act as representative of the Council. Good literacy, numeracy, organisational and IT skills are essential.

The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate previous administrative experience, strong organisational skills and financial experience. No two days are the same and you will be required to attend evening meetings of the Full Council Meeting, held once a month and some Committee Meetings. You should be confident to work individually as well as be part of a team.

Salary – in line with NALC scales (starting at £12.24 per hour), depending on experience and qualifications. 93 hours a month. Whilst the Council require the candidate to work predominately from the office, consideration will be given to flexible working from home.

You will be expected to undertake certain training qualifications, such as ILCA and CiLCA if not already held.

The full job description is available here Please submit your application and Curriculum Vitae to the Clerk at clerk@overton-on-dee.co.uk. Should you have any questions regarding the role, either email or call the Clerk on 01978 710055 or 07423569949.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th October 2021. Interviews will be held on 20th or 21st October 2021, with the successful candidate taking up post on Monday 22nd November 2021, subject to references.