37 hours per week to include evening work

Local Government Scale (SCP 52 – 55) £46,727 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

The Parish of South Swindon came into being following elections on 4 May 2017. The Parish covers the south of Swindon, which is mainly an urban area with a small amount of farm land. The parish has a population of approximately 40,000 and a budget of just over £2 million.

The Parish Council has 23 Councillors and is very keen to move forward with a number of projects which include the transfer of community facilities from Swindon Borough Council.

The Clerk/RFO will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the council including all the records of the Council and the administration of its finances.

The Clerk/RFO will also be responsible for the management of 5 staff based in the office and the probability of an outside team to be established from April 2018.

The successful applicant should have excellent communication and organisational skills, a sound financial background including knowledge of accounting and payroll packages together with experience of managing staff.

Applicants must hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).

An application pack is available from the Clerk, email or the website

Closing date for applications is Friday 20 October 2017 with interviews being held in the week commencing Monday 30 October 2017.