Wombourne Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Warden with immediate effect to provide the Parish with a range of services. These are tasks that occur daily, weekly, periodically plus several other important tasks as detailed below.
The role of Parish Warden will contribute towards ensuring that the Parish is kept clean, safe, well presented, and maintained to a high standard. This role would suit a person who is community minded. The successful applicant must be flexible and willing to work outside in all weathers.
Hours: Minimum of 6 hours per week (working at least Monday, Wednesday and Friday for litter picks) and up to a maximum of 13 hours per week with some variation depending upon extra requirements from time to time as well as the season and weather. The hours will be reviewed on an ad hoc basis according to the tasks required.
Pay: £8.72 per hour rising in line with the National Living Wage.
Responsible to: The Clerk to the Parish Council and in her absence, the Assistant Clerk.
Personal skills: Experience of working in a similar environment would be beneficial as well as working with / in close proximity to members of the public. Important attributes are initiative, common sense, self-motivation, the ability to work alone and good communication skills.
Annual leave: 21 days per annum rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service plus 8 days per annum for bank holidays.
Notice period: After successful probationary period, the minimum notice period for the termination of employment is 4 weeks’ notice in writing from either side.
General: The role is to carry out general maintenance in the village, as directed by the Clerk to the Council. The post holder is expected to use their own initiative in carrying out routine jobs, and those that come up regularly. The post holder will be expected to manage their own timetable of work, ensuring that everything required gets done. A monthly summary of work will be submitted to the Clerk along with weekly timesheets detailing hours worked and tasks completed. Training will be provided if required. A job description and person specification/selection criteria are available from the Clerk to the Council.
How to apply: Please submit a covering letter detailing your career history, skills and why you feel you would be suitable for this role along with your CV to Mrs. Rachael Wright, Clerk to the Council, Council Offices, Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, WV5 9HA, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 5pm on Friday 16th October 2020. Interviews will take place week commencing 19th October 2020 via Zoom Video Conferencing. The successful applicant should be able to start immediately after receipt of suitable references and clear DBS records.
Questions: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Parish Council office on 01902 896300.