Location: Council Office, Parish Centre, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois HP6 5ND

Hours: Part time – currently 25 hours per week. Office hours for this role are currently under review. Note that the role requires attendance at up to two evening meetings per month.

Remuneration: Scale LC2 SCP range 27 – 32 (£31,346 – £35,745 FTE pro rata), depending on agreed working hours, experience and qualifications, with an option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Chesham Bois Parish Council seeks a highly motivated, proactive person to be the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer for the Council. This is an exciting opportunity for a community minded individual with relevant experience to undertake an interesting and varied post in support of a very active Parish Council.

Chesham Bois is bordered by the two large towns of Amersham and Chesham but has its own distinct character. The responsibilities of the Parish Council include managing significant areas of common land and woodland, a Local Wildlife Site meadow, as well as formal and woodland burial grounds.

The Parish Council Clerk is a principal executive role with responsibility for advising Councillors about relevant legal and regulatory matters. The varied role includes administrative work such as preparing agendas; attending meetings; taking minutes; managing the Council’s accounts; preparing budgets; submitting VAT returns; and being the main point of contact for members of the public, contractors and the Local Authority.

We are seeking someone with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with a wide range of people. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate and have the ability to work on their own initiative. A positive ‘can do’ attitude is essential, combined with strong financial management and organisational skills.

The successful applicant will be CiLCA qualified or prepared to work towards this qualification with the support of the Parish Council.

Further Information and an application form can be downloaded below. 

Please send completed applications forms to cheshamboispc@gmail.com. 

The closing date for applications is Saturday 18th September 2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 20th September 2021

Bucks Council’s Mobile Rapid Testing Service is at Amersham Market today, Tues 25 May offering FREE rapid Covid-19 tests – your results will be sent directly to you within 30 minutes! You can also collect Home Test Kits or ask one of our friendly team any questions you might have about testing. 🧪🏠

Remember, this is only for people with no symptoms of the virus. If you have symptoms, you should isolate and arrange for a PCR test as soon as possible ➡️ https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/get-tested-for-covid-19/

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Please join Chesham Bois Parish Council for a FREE performance of Macbeth by The Handlebards on SATURDAY 5th JUNE on Chesham Bois Common, North Road.

BYO Refreshments (no BBQs) and a groundsheet/chairs and enjoy the show. From show starts at 7pm show until 9pm.

We are delighted to be hosting this wildflower and plant identification session at our stunning Burial Ground off Bois Moor Road.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and learn to identify wildflowers and plants with local expert from the Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre.

This is a friendly and informal session suitable for complete beginners as well as those looking to improve their skills.

Places are free thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Heritage Fund and people who play the National Lottery. Tickets (free, but places must be booked) are available from the link below for further details and ticket booking website details.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-identify-record-wildflowers-and-plants-chesham-bois-tickets-152354826387

If you live, work or do business in the Chiltern and South Bucks areas of Buckinghamshire, the Chiltern & South Bucks (CSB) Policing Issues Forum want to hear about your local policing issues or concerns.

They have posted a survey for the sole purpose of helping to identify local community concerns. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the CSB Forum by email.

https://yourvoicebucks.citizenspace.com/communities/csbpolicingissues2021

Amersham Action Group in partnership with Buckinghamshire Council have compiled a survey to find out what local people would like to see from Amersham on the Hill. The group think that post-Covid people may shop differently, and would like to try understand how people use their town centre.  By completing the survey you will help support the revival of the Amersham on the Hill community and town centre, and help local businesses thrive once again.

All responses are anonymous. The information collected will be processed by Buckinghamshire Council for research purposes.   The survey will take approximately ten minutes to complete. The deadline for completion is Wednesday 31st March 2021.

You can complete the survey by clicking on this link https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/MA68MI/

If you would like to know more about how your responses will be used, please email: econdev@buckinghamshire.gov.uk