VACANCY (part-time 20 hours per week)
DEPUTY PARISH CLERK/ADMIN OFFICER
Do you want to join our award-winning team?
Odiham Parish Council has been recognised as Hampshire and Isle of Wight Council of the year 2021 and Village of the Year 2022. These awards recognise the great working relationship between the Parish Council and the Community. We are now looking for an enthusiastic and community-oriented person to join our small office team. The post holder will work to support the Clerk and training will be given to the successful applicant. We are looking for someone who is ready, or could develop, to become the Deputy Clerk.
Based at the Parish Office, adjacent to Mayhill Junior School, in the beautiful, historic village of Odiham, this 20 hours per week post can be worked across Monday to Friday, subject to agreement, making this a family friendly role. There will be an expectation for the post holder to attend some evening meetings which are generally held monthly or quarterly on a Tuesday evening and there may be very occasional weekend work eg supporting community events.
Odiham Parish Council is a forward-thinking Council which proactively works for the community it serves and is not afraid to explore new opportunities and tackle challenges arising locally and nationally including changes in the sector. Strong administrative and IT skills and an interest in working with the community are key to this role. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate professional and personal skills to support the Council in further developing and delivering its projects listed in the Strategic Plan.
This position offers a starting salary of £25,000 (pro-rata) and benefits from the Local Government Pension scheme.
To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering email/letter setting out why you have applied for this position and demonstrating why you feel you meet the Person Specification. Full application details available to download below. Applications or requests for further information should be sent to Andrea Mann, Parish Clerk at [email protected]
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 18th November and interviews will be held week commencing 28th November.