Normandy Parish Council Office Vacancy

Job Advertisement  

Normandy Parish Council, a parish within Guildford Borough of Surrey, is seeking candidates for a person to work with the recently-recruited Parish Clerk to share the delivery of the Parish Clerk’s responsibilities through a team of two part-time employees rather a single full-time role in a combined “Parish Office”.  

The main duties of the Parish Office can be summarised as:  

  • To ensure that the Council conducts its business lawfully  
  • To administer all the Council’s documentation  
  • To ensure that meeting papers are properly prepared, and that Councillors and members of the public are aware of meeting dates, times and venues  
  • To communicate and carry out the Council’s decisions  
  • To organise and manage the provision of the Council’s services  
  • To organise and oversee the implementation of projects  
  • To communicate and market the Council’s services and facilities  

This vacancy represents an excellent opportunity to join a revitalised Parish Council which is developing a clear vision for Normandy, and for an individual with the right skills, knowledge, experience, and disposition to take on the challenging yet rewarding role to support the councillors in their strategic aims.  

The role will be home based.  Some evening work will be required to attend meetings, and there may be other weekend work required on occasions.  

The exact Job Title and Remuneration for the role will depend on the knowledge and experience of the successful applicant: a salary range is below. Full training will be provided, and an experienced mentor may be assigned to support the new team once in place.  

Working hours: 25 per week (exact working pattern to be agreed with successful applicant) 

Salary:  NJC scale SCP 24 – 28 (£28,672 – £32,234 full time equivalent) 

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success and experience working in the local government sector, but more importantly will demonstrate a real interest in the village and a dedication to delivering services of the highest quality to residents, businesses and visitors to Normandy.  

If this sounds interesting to you and you wish to be considered for this role, please submit a CV along with a completed application form, the template for which can be downloaded from the Parish Council website or contact Bob Hutton on 07545 963157  or via email for more information.  

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 7 May 2022.  

NPC Office Application Form