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Vacancy for a Deputy Parish Clerk


Blofield Parish Council is seeking a Deputy Parish Clerk. The post is for approximately 20 hours per week, working from home, and includes attendance at evening meetings twice a month.


This is an existing opportunity in the growing parish of Blofield, with lots of community involvement with organising, planning and reporting on projects. Good communication, IT and organisational skills are essential for the role.


Pay will be in line with national SCP scales from £12.20/hour up to £14.38/hour according to experience and qualifications.


Duties as Deputy Clerk include:

  • Managing specific projects on behalf of the council and providing regular progress reports on all projects to the council.

  • Dealing with enquiries from parishioners in a professional and helpful manner and being the central point of contact for the Council.

  • Preparing / organising agendas for meetings.

  • Completing all actions from meetings efficiently and within agreed times.

  • Completing and distributing draft minutes from a meeting within 1 week of the meeting.

  • Overseeing the development and updating of the website.

  • Managing the council facebook page.

  • Provide holiday/emergency cover for Clerk.

  • Undertake training and development activity as required.

  • Working closely and effectively with the Clerk and councillors to help deliver a good service to the parish.


Full details of the post, including a detailed job description and the Key Attributes sought, can be found below

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210914 Key Attributes v2
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For further details or an informal chat please contact Sarah Osbaldeston (Parish Clerk) on 01603 270819 or blofieldpc2@gmail.com or Stuart Smith (Chair of the Council) on 01603 713282.


Applications in writing with an up-to-date CV and details of two referees should be submitted to the Chair, Stuart Smith at Pear Tree House, Globe Lane, Blofield, Norwich NR13 4JW. The closing date for receipt of applications is 12noon on Thursday 30th September 2021. Interviews will be arranged for w/c 4th October 2021 and will assess candidates against the Key Attributes. Referees will not be contacted until after the interview.