Job Vacancies

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LALC will advertise vacancies on behalf of member councils in good faith. Questions about any particular vacancy should be addressed directly to the relevant council. Councils should not rely exclusively on this service to advertise their vacancies but should consider this within a range of other options.

Skegness Town Council

Grounds Maintenance Assistant

We wish to recruit a Part Time Grounds Maintenance Assistant – Working 18.5 hrs a week. This is a temporary post until December 2022. The position will be reviewed in the Autumn to see if a further permanent contract can be issued.

Salary: £9,099 full time equivalent (£9.46 per hour) based on Spinal Point 2 (pay award pending), plus contributory pension and 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata) after 5 years’ service.

Job Summary: – Working with the cemetery team in Skegness. You will assist with all grounds maintenance and grave digging in the Town Council’s cemetery, closed burial grounds and other sites in and around Skegness as required.

You will work in a small friendly team undertaking physically demanding work out of doors in all weathers. You will need to be flexible in your working pattern and hold a full driving license.

Expected Start Date – February/March 2022

Interviews expected to be held week commencing 7th February 2022.

Further details and application form are available from www.skegness.gov.uk

Email jobs@skegnesscouncil.org.uk or telephone 01754 840040 to have information posted to you. Please note it can take up to 3 days for a pack to arrive by post.

To apply you must fill in an application form and it must be delivered to the Town Council Office no later than 4pm on Friday 28th January 2022.

 

Washingborough Parish Council

Assistant Parish Clerk

Part Time Position – 18 hours per week

Washingborough Parish Council are looking to recruit an Assistant Parish Clerk

Based at the Civic Office in Washingborough, the Assistant Parish Clerk will support the Parish Clerk to ensure the smooth running of Washingborough Parish Council.

In the absence of the Parish Clerk, the Assistant Clerk will be responsible for the operations of the Council’s services, administration, day to day management and dealings with Councillors, contractors and customers.

Previous administration experience will be advantageous.

Attendance at occasional evening meetings and weekends will be necessary, when required.

A flexible approach to working is essential.

Salary within the National Joint Council for Local Government Scale, SCP 5-12: £19,312 – £22,183 pro rata (pay award pending)

Contact the Parish Clerk for further information and an application pack

The closing date for applications is 30th January 2022

 

Toft Newton Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Toft Newton is a small parish in Lincolnshire, within West Lindsey District. The Parish Council currently consists of six councillors and is very active with good working relationships with the local community.

Following the resignation of our current Clerk, we are looking to recruit a new Clerk to the Council, and we believe that the individual we appoint will be: –

  • Ideally qualified and hold the CiLCA qualification, however applicants who are willing to work towards or are at present working towards this qualification, are welcome to apply.
  • Able to manage correspondence to and from Toft Newton Parish Council.
  • Have good computer skills particularly in word processing and emailing.
  • Able to work independently and effectively.
  • Able to manage a diverse range of work including accounts.
  • Able to attend evening meetings of the Parish Council, held on the first Tuesday every other month at 6.00pm in the village hall.
  • Able to prepare agendas and take accurate minutes.
  • Able to manage the tenancy agreements for the Parish Council Allotments, and collect rent for these allotments.
  • Able to carry out administrative duties on our website.
  • Able to ensure the Parish Council are kept up to date and conform with current legislation and documentation.

Salary

Salary will be within LCI of the National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay scale.

Hours Of Work

Due to the nature of the work, we expect the individual we appoint to work flexibly for approximately 3 hours per week. Actual hours by mutual agreement. The candidate will be expected to work from home, a laptop will be provided. Start date will be 1st March 2022.

How To Apply

Applicants to apply by covering letter and CV which can be sent via email toftnewtonpc@outlook.com

Closing Date 31st January 2022

 

Swineshead Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Swineshead is a parish in Boston, South Lincolnshire, with an estimated population of 4000 residents and an electorate of approximately 2500. The Parish Council consists of eleven councillors and is very active in the community. We enjoy a good relationship with our residents and benefit from excellent support from both our Borough and County Councils.
Due to the resignation of our current Parish Clerk, Swineshead Parish Council is seeking a highly motivated and proactive candidate who possesses excellent organisation, leadership, and administrative skills.

This candidate will have a good knowledge of local government and will be responsible for the day- to-day management of the Council and accountable for all relevant statutory duties. Excellent communication skills are essential, as are upto-date computer skills and a good working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge and experience of bookkeeping and accounting are also necessary.

The position is for 12 hours per week and will be based on NALC recommended pay scales, depending on qualifications and experience. The work will be carried out primarily at our offices in Swineshead, however some flexibility for home working can be considered. Working hours are flexible within reason, however attendance at evening council meetings
is mandatory.

The ideal Candidate will be a CILCA qualified Clerk, although consideration will be given to those part way through the qualification, and those with relevant experience who are willing to work towards the qualification within a timescale of two years.

To receive a full job description and person specification, and further details on the application process, please email swinesheadpc@gmail.com.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 4th February.

 

Scopwick and Kirkby Green Parish Council

Parish Clerk and Proper Officer

Scopwick and Kirkby Green Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Proper Officer to start on 1st April 2022

36 hours per month – National Association of Local Councils April 2020 pay scales, LC1 scp 10-16 (£21,322-£24,012 pro rata)

Scopwick and Kirkby Green is a small Lincolnshire parish comprising of two neighbouring villages with a total population of just over 500. The Parish Council currently consists of seven  councillors and is very active with good working relationships with the District and County Councils.  The Parish Council is responsible for the management of a play area, grass cutting and general village maintenance.

Applications are invited from suitably experienced persons with interest in the local community for the position of Parish Clerk and Proper Officer.

This is an exciting post for a community orientated individual who would like to make a difference to our community and feel as though they are contributing positively to our quality of life.

You will be responsible for the overall administration of the Council’s business including; implementing Council decisions & policies; attending and administering Council and Committee meetings; maintaining up to date financial records; preparation of annual budget; completion of annual audit and return; maintenance of the council’s website and management of all communications with the council.

You will be expected to work from home and a flexible approach is essential as demand fluctuates throughout the month and you will be required to attend occasional evening meetings.  Applicants will be self-motivated, highly organised and committed to delivering excellent customer service to the residents of Scopwick and Kirkby Green.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working in a customer facing role and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They will also ideally possess excellent administrative, organisational and IT skills. The formal CiLCA qualification would be an advantage, although support to achieve the qualification will be provided on completion of one year’s service.

Details, including a Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, can be requested from the Parish Clerk (clerkscopwick@gmail.com or 07796 954395).

The closing date for applications is 7th February 2022

 

Great Ponton Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer 

CILCA trained or previous experience in parish council admin and finance.

5 hours per week working from home.  £11.08 per hour.

Laptop and printer supplied.

Flexible working but meetings are usually held on the first Monday of the month, every other month and held at the village centre, so driving licence is a must.

The parish council has a playing field with two football pitches and cabins/changing rooms. Also a busy certificated caravan and camping site which, although is managed by a Councillor, paperwork and support etc will be part of the clerks duties.

Closing date for applications is 11th February and interviews w/c 21st February (this may change).

Start date 1st April.  Full handover given and ongoing support from former clerk if needed.

Email clerk.greatponton@gmail.com for application form, job description and person specification form. Applications may be supported by CV.

Welbourn Parish Council

Clerk and Proper Officer/Responsible Financial Officer

The post of Parish Clerk and RFO could be undertaken as two distinct posts and this may well be considered by the Parish Council if suitable applicants apply, each post being five hours per week.

The following describes the combined post of Parish Clerk/RFO.

The post is for up to 10 hours per week and includes overall administration of the Parish Council’s business, including preparation of papers for meetings, taking and production of accurate minutes, dealing with the Council’s correspondence, arranging insurance requirements, and monitoring the Council’s policies together with the ability to manage the Parish Council’s website. https://welbourn.parish.lincolnshire.gov.uk

The post-holder will also be responsible for keeping the Council’s financial records, and obtaining, presenting, and advising on necessary information for discussions in Council. Applicants should possess a good educational attainment and competent IT skills. Previous experience of accounting and VAT procedures are preferable. Good organisational and
administrative skills are essential for this position.

A flexible approach to working is necessary and candidates should be aware that this position does involve some evening work, attending meetings of the Council. Welbourn Parish Council routinely meets on the second Wednesday evening of the month.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study for and obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration.
The salary offered for this position is along nationally agreed and published guidelines – National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC)

Candidates are required to disclose in writing if they are related to any councillor or council employee and deliberate failure to disclose disqualifies a candidate, as does canvassing.

Closing date: 11th February 2022

Request for Job description and application form via email from:
Mrs. Maureen Lunn, Parish Councillor and Acting Clerk Welbourn Parish Council
actingwelbournparishclerk@gmail.com

Ingoldmells Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

This post is for 28 hours per week and includes overall administration of the Parish Council’s business and keeping of the Council financial records.

Good organisational, interpersonal, financial and administrative skills are essential for this position.

Applicants should possess a sound IT background and ideally have a Local Government background and previous experience of payroll, basic accounting and VAT. The postion is office based.

A flexible approach to working is necessary and candidates should be aware that this position does involve some evening work, attending meetings of Ingoldmells Parish Council which are normally held on the second Monday of each month and the third Monday of each quarter.

Salary is commensurate with experience and will be assessed using the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) pay scale –SCP 5 to 19 (pro rata)

A full job description is available on request.

We expect all candidates to send with their CV’s a covering letter demonstrating their suitability and outlining their skills and any qualifications which are applicable.

Candidates are required to disclose in writing if they are related to any Councillor or Council employee.

Applications to be sent to: Ingoldmells Parish Council, Council Offices, Skegness Road, Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire PE25 1NL

E-mail: ingoldmells.pc@btconnect.com

Tel: 01754 873394

Closing date for applications is 11 February 2022

North Thoresby, Grainsby and Waithe Parish Council

Part-time Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

10 hours per week

Salary is £11.76 per hour

Duties will include managing both the Council’s administration and the services it provides, servicing council meetings, undertaking research, advising councillors, and carrying out such other duties as are appropriate to the role of Parish Clerk.

The successful applicant will be expected to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be willing to undertake the necessary training to obtain the qualification.

Closing date 11th February 2022

Please email norththoresbyparishcouncil@gmail.com for an application pack or for further information.

Barrowby Parish Council

Vacancy for Assistant Clerk

9 hours per week – home based. Salary range NJC SCALE LC1 (between SCP 5 £19,312 and SCP 7 £20,092 pro rata depending on experience – Pay Award pending)The post holder will assist the Clerk in providing efficient administrative support to the Council in the following areas:• Preparing agendas and supporting documentation, attending monthly/quarterly meetings and writing minutes for the Parish Council’s Pavilion and Burial Ground Committees.• To manage/oversee all aspects of the Pavilion and Burial Ground.The Assistant Clerk will also provide cover during the Clerk’s annual leave.

The post holder must have:• Flexibility and ease of access to Barrowby, as the role will involve daytime and evening meetings held in the village.• Administration experience, including a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes.• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

This role would suit someone already experienced in local council administration, but full training will be provided to the right candidate.For further details or an application form, please contact Mrs Julie Moss, Clerk to Barrowby Parish Council by emailing clerk@barrowbyparishcouncil.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on 18th February 2022

 

Nocton Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Nocton Parish is situated 7 miles South East of Lincoln and the Parish Council currently consists of seven Parish Councillors.

Following the resignation of our Clerk, we are now looking to recruit a new Clerk/RFO to the Parish Council as soon as possible.   The individual we appoint would be ideally qualified and hold the CiLCA qualification, however applicants who are willing to study towards, or are at present working towards this qualification, are welcome to apply.

Suitable applicants should be able to demonstrate confidence and proficiency within the necessary requirements: –

  1. Ability to manage correspondence for and on behalf of Nocton Parish Council, including incoming and outgoing mail.
  2. Compliance in IT literacy, the Parish Council currently uses Windows 10 application together with Microsoft Word and Excel software packages, and other media platforms.
  • Be able to work effectively and independently.
  1. Able to manage a diverse range of work within the Parish Council Accounts, such as, Monthly Financial Reporting, presenting reports for Internal and External Audit, consolidating of Invoicing and Payments, making payments to the various bank accounts via on-line banking.
  2. Be able to prepare agendas and take accurate minutes to be posted on the Council`s website.
  3. Able to ensure that the Nocton Parish Council are kept up to date, conform with current legislation and documentation. There will be evening meetings of Nocton Parish Council, usually on the second Tuesday of the month commencing at 7pm.
  • Salary will be within LCI of the Nation Joint Council for Local Government Services pay scale.
  • The candidate will be expected to work from home and to work flexibly over 31 hours per calendar month.
  1. To support The Nocton Hub (Village Hall), alongside the Parish Council, co-ordinating timesheets for payroll, and liaising with the Hub Manager as necessary.
  2. To liaise with District and County Councils and their Councillors as necessary.
  3. To Liaise with the Village Keeper as necessary.
  • To deal with and process Planning Applications.
  • To respond to residents enquiries promptly and with courtesy.

In the first instance, applicants should apply by covering letter and CV and be emailed to: –

cllr_m_clarke@noctonparishcouncil.gov.uk  or write to Cllr M Clarke, Acting Clerk, Nocton Parish Council, C/O The Hub, Main Street, Nocton, Lincoln, LN4 2BH.

Closing date 28th February 2022

 

Spilsby Town Council

Town Clerk

Approximately 22 hours per week.

Applicants should ideally be:Qualified and hold the Cilca qualification, however applicants who are willing to work towards, or are at present working towards this qualification are welcome to apply.

This candidate will have a good knowledge of local government and will be responsible for the day- to-day management of the Council and accountable for all relevant statutory duties. Excellent communication skills are essential, as are up to-date computer skills and a good working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge and experience of bookkeeping and accounting are also essential.

For further information please contact the Town Clerk/Deputy Town ClerkThe Franklin Hall, Halton Road, Spilsby. PE23 5LA Tel No: 01790 753189

spilsbytowncouncil@btconnect.com

Applicants may apply in writing with an up to date CV.

Salary based on experience.Closing date for applicants 28th February 2022

 

We are sometimes asked by our neighbouring County Associations and other agencies to advertise vacancies, as we do have some clerks who are interested in taking on additional parishes and working ‘cross-border’.

Live & Local

Community Engagement Officer (Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire)

£24,556 pro rata (Annualised hours 1,274 per year (0.7FTE))

It is an exciting time to work for Live & Local as we refresh our focus in response to COVID-19, delivering existing and new strands of work supporting a range of partners, communities and stakeholders.

The role offers autonomy and flexibility; working remotely for a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. It is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the local arts and community sector by enabling high quality arts activities in partnership with local communities, voluntary groups, local authorities and artists.

The Community Engagement Officer reports to the Engagement Manager and works alongside the Audience and Artist Engagement teams. The Engagement teams collaborate across the organisation to drive initiatives and manage relationships across all our stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of managing relationships with both professional colleagues and voluntary organisations, proven project management skills and a working knowledge of Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders are required, as is an understanding of the power of arts and culture at both professional and grassroots, community and voluntary level.

Live & Local is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England.

Deadline: Midday on Tuesday 1st February 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 8th or Wednesday 9th February (tbc) via Zoom
Application: Application pack including online application form available for download on our jobs page: www.liveandlocal.org.uk

 

Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils

Deputy Chief Executive (Training and Advice) Re-advertisement

Circa £30,000 depending upon experience. Full Time (37 hrs per week, potential to reduce to 30 hrs if required) with attractive pension

Leicestershire and Rutland ALC provides member services to parish and town councils across the two counties. As part of the Association’s commitment to improving the first tier of local government we have an immediate vacancy for someone to join our small busy team as Deputy Chief Executive with specific oversight of training and advice services to member councils.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 2nd February 2022.

Interviews will be held on the morning of Thursday 10th February 2022.

For an informal discussion about the role please call 0116 2353800.