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Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer



  • 26 hours per week plus evening meetings (occasional weekend work)
  • Salary in accordance with NALC & SLCC recommended rates – LC2 26-29 pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Local Government Pension Scheme


Harlington Parish Council is seeking an organised, forward thinking and adaptable individual to work as Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer based in the council’s office behind the Parish Hall.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent administrative, financial and interpersonal skills and an ability to multi-task and effectively organise and prioritise. He/she will manage the council’s statutory requirements in accordance with local government best practice standards and will be required to provide advice and implement the decisions of the Council across a range of activities. He/she must hold a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be prepared to achieve it within 12 months and have a sound knowledge of current local government legislation and governance.

The key responsibilities will be to ensure that lawful instructions of the Council are carried out and to act as the main point of contact on Council business. The ability to work independently and effectively with councillors, members of the public and other organisations/bodies is essential. To be accountable to the Council for the management of its personnel, operations, assets (including 2 cemeteries, allotments, open space, street lighting, Parish Hall, play area) and finances (precept £100k).

You can download the following application pack:

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Job Description

Person Specification

or email or telephoning the office on 01525 875933

Closing date for applications:   26th January 2018   Interviews w/c 5th February 2018

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