Nutfield Parish Council is seeking a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Nutfield is a small friendly village with an active community located four miles north of Gatwick.

The role, based in the Parish Office but with the flexibility to work from home, requires 30 hours per week (Mon – Fri 9.00 am – 3.00 pm and includes evening attendance at the monthly Parish Council meeting.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications (e.g., CiLCA) and experience.

Key skills required include excellent communication, a high standard of accuracy and numeracy, good administrative organisation and tact and diplomacy.

We are seeking a team player who is experienced in dealing with the public in person, by phone or in writing. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook is considered essential. Knowledge of WordPress would be desirable

Experience of local government or Parish Council work would be an advantage. The successful applicant should be prepared to undergo further training as and when required.

The key duties of the Clerk are:

  • attending and supporting the Councillors at meetings normally held every month.
  • preparing meeting agendas and minutes and statutory returns
  • following up and actioning Council resolutions
  • dealing with incoming and outgoing correspondence, and project management
  • administering bank account (on-line), including payments & receipts
  • preparing budgets, annual accounts, and precept application
  • maintaining records and key documentation.
  • Management of Cemetery, allotment and other assets
  • Website and social media management
  • Staff management

For a full job description can be found here, further details and to apply, please contact or send your CV and a covering letter to: Stephen Hall, Chairman Nutfield Parish Council, 63 Mid Street, Nutfield RH1 4JJ or   Closing date: 5pm Thursday 17th August.  Interviews to take place the week commencing the 22nd August

Nutfield Parish Council confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work.