The position is based on approximately 5 hours per week.

The Clerk to the Council will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority’s Proper Officer and ensure that all legal deadlines are met. The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority’s activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions. The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required. The Clerk will be the Responsible Financial Officer and responsible for all financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.

Clerk RFO Person Specification

Job description

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to Paul Challinor at thorntonpc.clerk@googlemail.com. If you have any questions regarding the vacancy, please call 07807211330 for further information.

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