Vacancy – Stogursey Parish Clerk

Stogursey Parish Council seeks to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). The appointment is for an average of 14 hours per week and the salary will be as per the national recommended salary starting at £10.16 per hour, dependent on experience and qualifications.

The Parish Clerk is responsible for organising all meetings of the Council, publishing agendas and minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with other organisations and overseeing certain projects. As RFO, the Clerk is responsible for all aspects of financial administration of the Council.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about supporting councillors and residents to improve the parish. They will have good administrative, organisational, numeracy and computer skills, be a good communicator and should be CiLCA qualified or willing to study for this qualification.  Training will be provided where appropriate.

The Clerk works from home; a laptop and printer are provided, and an allowance is given for office expenses. Mileage and any incidental expenses incurred for Council business will be reimbursed. Attendance at the evening meetings of the Council is a requirement of the position.

An Application pack, including Person Specification, Job Description and Application Form can be obtained from the Clerk on .

The closing date for applications: Friday 29 May 2020 and interviews will be held early June 2020 (date may change due to Covid-19 situation)


Vital maintenance to take place on main Bridgwater road

Essential maintenance work is due to take place on the A38 Bristol Road in Bridgwater next week.

Somerset County Council will be resurfacing Bristol Road to restore its profile, protect the foundations and improve skid conditions.

The road will need to be closed while these works take place to ensure the safety of the workforce and travelling public. However, to minimise disruption the works will take place during off-peak hours, between 6.30pm and 11.30pm.

During these hours an alternative route will be clearly signposted with works carefully phased to ensure access to Camden Road is maintained.

The road closure will be in place for 5 evenings starting on Monday 23 March.

Somerset County Council looks after more than 4,170 miles of road and in 2018/19 invested £24.7m to keep the county moving, including filling 18,519 potholes and delivering 285 highway maintenance schemes ranging from drainage works to carriageway and footway resurfacing.

For more information and to stay up to date with this and other roadworks schemes visit our website or follow @TravelSomerset on Twitter.