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BREAMORE PARISH COUNCIL

VACANCY

for

CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER


Breamore is a small village near Fordingbridge which has a little over 300 residents and a precept of £5,565.

Breamore Parish Council is seeking a clerk and responsible finance officer (RFO). The successful candidate will be working an average of 15 hours per month mainly from home. The salary is negotiable from NJC SCP 6 (£10.21 per hour) depending on qualifications and experience and calculated on a pro rata basis. The candidate will be required to attend bi-monthly evening meetings, usually held on the first Monday of the month, plus any extra meetings that may be necessary throughout the year. At the moment, due to Covid-19, the meetings are being held virtually but should return to the usual face to face meetings held at Hulse Hall in Breamore.

Experience in local council administration and/or accounts management is preferred, the candidate should have good organisational, communication and IT skills and would be willing to undertake ongoing training courses as required.

As Proper Officer for the council the Clerk/RFO will be responsible for managing all areas of council business including advising the parish councillors in all aspects of local governance and council finances. Some flexibility may be needed when additional hours are required for specific council tasks, additionally there will be allowances for work related expenses.

We welcome applicants who are already clerks for other parish councils and wish to take on a dual role.

It is an interesting and diverse role giving the applicant the opportunity to meet new people and work along side other agencies in the surrounding area.

For a Job Description please contact the Chairman Cllr. Lynne Aggas by email at lynne.aggas@breamore.gov.uk

The closing date for applications by Expression of Interest and CV is noon on Friday 12th February 2021.


Interviews will be held in Hulse Hall, Breamore, or, via a closed online meeting during February.


Breamore Parish council is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. Own transport is essential.