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Ashurst & Colbury Parish Council – Vacancy for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)

The position to be filled as soon as possible is for a flexible 15 hours per week at a Salary of £7,555 per annum (NALC rates, scale 20).

Potential candidates should have good computer literacy and sound financial skills. Experience as a Clerk in public administration would be an advantage.

The position will include the:

  • Statutory notification duties required by law of a local authority RFO;
  • Responsibility to ensure that Council instructions are carried out;
  • Research and advice to the Council on policy and other matters;
  • Accountability for effective management of Council resources; and
  • Responsibility for all Council financial records and the administration thereof.

The Clerk would be expected to work closely with the Council Chairman and the duties will involve a limited amount of evening work for the monthly Council meeting on each third Tuesday of the month but other aspects of the role would in the main be performed from a home base with a minimum of supervision. Training will be available as required and approved by Council.

Applications are invited by email attaching a current CV and should be sent by the closing date of 17th October, 2014 for the attention of Councillor Charles Marchetti to:


Welcome to the village of Ashurst which hosts a variety of amenities including a parade of shops which is a hive of activity all year round.

We are close to motorway transport links (M27 and M3), the London to Weymouth train stops by at Ashurst New Forest station and we are on bus routes to Southampton and Bournemouth.

Information about what Ashurst has to offer can be viewed by clicking on the links above. The right hand side panel has related internet links for your convenience.

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