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Stocking Pelham Parish Council; Clerk/RFO
We are looking to recruit as soon as possible.
This is a significant opportunity for someone to make a difference, working with a team of motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated parish councillors for the benefit of Stocking Pelham, the community and its residents.  The role includes:

  • Dealing with and responding to Parish Council correspondence, mainly by email
  • Organising and attending Parish Council meetings, including preparing agendas and taking minutes
  • Updating councillors on regulations and procedures
  • Implementing council decisions made at meetings
  • Ensuring deadlines for audit, insurance renewal, precept demand etc. are met
  • Administration of Parish Council finances
  • Updating and maintaining the Parish Council website
  • Updating council documents

This is a part-time paid position, approximately 8-10 hrs per month, for which training and support will be offered.
To apply for this rewarding position or for more information, please contact the clerk on:
clerk@stockingpelhampc.org.uk or call 07718 915698.

 

 

Kings Langley Parish Council; Part-time Administration Officer
Salary: £14,043 P/A (pro rata); 5 days per week working 4 hours per day (TBC)
As the first tier of local government Kings Langley Parish Council is active in supporting and representing those who live, work and visit Kings Langley and are actively working to make it a key residential and visiting destination to increase the economic vibrancy for the benefit of all.
The Role
We are looking for someone interested in a Part Time role working 5 Days per week from 9.00am – 13.00 however, these hours are open to discussion from an appropriate applicant.
You will be working with a well-established team within the Parish Council with the primary functions of the role being to assist in taking giving administrative support to the Clerk, Councillors, and the Parish Warden as required and organising documentation.

  1. To provide administrative support to the Clerk, Officers, Councillors, and the Warden, as required.
  2. To attend to and answer any queries arising from members of the public, residents or visitors, either by telephone, on social media or in person at reception and to record visitor numbers.
  3. To support and update the website and social media pages when assigned.
  4. To undertake general administrative duties as required, including information gathering, processing, spreadsheets, post, stationery, diary management, event management, updating records for notice boards.
  5. To respond to general correspondence via letter/e-
  6. To maintain registers, databases records and registers.
  7. To assist the Clerk in the preparation of Agendas, minutes and the minute books and to act as support to any working parties in the absence of the Clerk.as and when required. .
  8. To assist the Clerk in a variety of areas of facilities and amenity management, including
  • compliance and log-keeping in terms of the safety of Council facilities and services;
  • obtaining quotations for the programme of works and one-off projects;
  • support Council operatives ( Warden) or contractors undertaking minor grounds works, horticultural works, small works repair and
  1. To assist and embrace Kings Langley Volunteer groups and have a community facing engagement to help promote relevant related
  2. To adhere at all times to the policies and instructions of the
  3. The above list is not exhaustive, but an example of the duties; there will be other duties that might reasonably be required.

If you wish to be considered for the role, please send a copy of your most current CV and a  short  letter outlining your  ability to fulfil the role to: matthew.price@kingslangley-pc.gov.uk

 

BISHOP’S STORTFORD TOWN COUNCIL; Council Services Support Officer
PERMANENT PART-TIME CONTRACT
Bishop’s Stortford Town Council is seeking to recruit a support role to the Senior Cemeteries and Allotments Officer. This varied role covers many aspects of the Council’s services and will suit people who like variety in their job, are self-motivated and have a can-do attitude. The role reports to the Senior Cemeteries and Allotments Officer.
Salary: £12.66 per hour (Basic Annual £10,536) (Full Time Equivalent £24,693.75).
Benefits: The Council offers a defined contribution pension scheme and 25 days holiday pro rata.
Hours: 16 per week (flexible by agreement with the Council).
Location: Bishop’s Stortford Town Council Offices, The Old Monastery,
Windhill, Bishops Stortford, Herts. CM23 2ND.
Bishop’s Stortford Town Council is an equal opportunities employer.
Applications will only be accepted using the Bishop’s Stortford Town Council Job Application Form. The form is available to download at: https://www.bishopsstortfordtc.gov.uk/vacancies
Email: vacancies@bishopsstortfordtc.gov.uk
The closing date for applications submission is Friday 21 June 2024 at 5.00pm.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2024.
Start date is by agreement with the successful applicant.

 

BATCHWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL; MARKET AND MEDIA OFFICER
reporting to the Parish Clerk
Location: Basing House, 46 High Street Rickmansworth (WD3 1HP) with some flexible home working
Hours: 20 hours per week including 6 hours one Sunday per month, managing the monthly market
Salary SCP 11 (£25,979) pro rata £14,042.70 for 20 hours per week
Flexible hours: Attending office 3 days per week covering our resident drop-in hours (9am – 2pm)
This role is for an energetic, community minded individual who enjoys interacting with a variety of residents, business owners, suppliers, stallholders and other councils.
Overall Responsibilities
This Officer position is to work alongside the clerk and a project / Admin officer to carry out the functions of the Parish Council. The main responsibilities will be managing the monthly market organised by the council and leading the media & publicity of the council as well as helping to run other projects within the team as and when needed. The Officer will also support the administration of the council to ensure that the statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the running of the Council are observed.
The specific duties of the Market and media officer include but not be limited to:
1.Ensure the monthly market is run according to legislation, BCC market policy and statutory requirements.
o Oversee new stall holder enquiries, assess suitability and invite accepted stalls to join. Process applications, checking and saving required documents and noting stall equipment used.
o Identify gaps in market products, research to find new stall holders to ensure market has a balanced range of goods to draw in customers.
o Management of each market; organise working party meetings prior to each market, contact stallholders to confirm attendance, payment of pitch fees and prepare pitch list.
o Manage storage of BCC supplied equipment along with transport, stewards and volunteer councillors assisting at the market.
o As part of the wider media role, co-ordinate market publicity.
2. Use of marketing and social media to promote all Council activities and projects.
o Create publicity for all Council or joint venture events to include posters & flyers, social media posts and website updates.
o Manage Council websites to include council papers, agendas & minutes, news items and events.
o Assist in preparation of monthly newsletters and the council ‘Home Page’ newsletter distributed three times a year to all residents in the parish.
o Set up a council mailing list and use for mail shots and maintain the council noticeboard.
o Prepare presentations to be given to external bodies.
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3.Work as part of the team to deliver council projects and events. The council organise large projects including festive lights, DDay 80 commemoration, Christmas events and on-going maintenance projects. This involves working with other councils, councillors and residents.
The officer will help:
o Researching a project including obtaining quotes and preparing orders for supplies
o Publicise the event.
o Prepare a public consultation on a project if needed.
o Help in organising or supporting smaller community events.
o Provide timely reports to the Clerk and working parties of task progress, actions required and issues to address.
4. Work with colleagues to administer the needs of the council.
o General office administration responding to enquiries, complaints and requests from residents and councillors in person, by phone and email. Promote good public relations for the Council and refer non-routine enquiries to the Clerk.
o If required, to attend meetings of the council and its committees, booking venues and preparing agenda and minutes for the meetings.
o To cover other duties during a colleague’s absence and as required.
o Attend training courses as identified, the role could expand to include processing of payments and accounting entries to support and deputise for the Clerk.
Person Specification:
• Experience of organising and managing events
• Proficient IT ability with demonstrable experience of digital marketing and social media
• Clear written and verbal communication skills
• A good sense of numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to multitask and prioritise workload.
• A willingness to learn. Full training will be given.
For more information, and to apply for this position, please e mail the Clerk to the Council: clerk@batchworth-ecc.gov.uk
Closing date for applications: Friday 21st June 2024 12 noon
Interview date: week commencing Monday 24th June.
Start date: ASAP after interviews.
Equal Opportunities: the postholder will uphold the Council’s Equal Opportunities practices thereby promoting fair and quality service for all.
If you do not hear back from us, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful. Batchworth Community Council is an equal opportunities employer.

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