Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Instow is a small attractive village situated at the confluence of the Rivers Torridge & Taw. The Parish Council is responsible for the popular beach and currently for managing the 32 space car park.

The Parish Clerk is responsible for dealing with comments from car park users, maintaining relationships with the parking machine manufacturers, collecting, counting, and paying in cash to the Bank. The successful candidate will work from home, and allowances to cover the costs will be paid. The role requires the ability to work with the public and local government, a knowledge of book keeping and associated software, VAT returns, and being able to offer support and advice to the Council, as well as the preparation and monitoring of budgets. Computer literacy including proficiency in Word & Excel will be helpful.

The Parish Clerk will be responsible for the preparation of agenda’s, and minute taking at the 11 monthly meetings (none in August), and their distribution. Training will be available if required.

A full job description can be supplied, and any further information required by contacting the Chairman, Councillor Bob Allen on 01271 860804 or by email boballentex@gmail.com.