|Name of Local Council:||Lytchett Matravers Parish Council|
|Description of Office:||Council member|
|Relevant knowledge, Education, Professional Qualifications & Training||§ Knowledge and understanding of local affairs and the local community.||§ Relevant vocation, experience or professional qualifications.|
|Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Ability||§ Interest in local matters.
§ Ability and willingness to represent the Council and their community.
§ Good interpersonal skills.
§ Ability to communicate succinctly and clearly both orally and in writing.
§ Ability and willingness to work closely with other members and to maintain good working relationships.
§ Good reading and analytical skills.
§ Ability and willingness to work with the council’s partners (e.g. voluntary groups, other parish councils, principal authority, charities).
§ Ability and willingness to undertake relevant training.
§ Ability to work under pressure.
|§ Experience of working or being a member in a local authority or other public body.
§ Experience of working with voluntary and or local community/ interest groups.
§ Basic knowledge of legal issues relating to town and parish councils or local authorities.
§ Good standard of computer literacy.
§ Good standard of numeracy.
|Circumstances||§ Ability and willingness to attend meetings of the council (or the meetings of other local authorities and local bodies) in the evening and events in the evening and at weekends.
§ Enthusiasm for the benefit of the local community.
Based on a template provided by NALC (Legal Briefing L15-08)
Approved and accepted by Lytchett Matravers Parish Council on 15th June 2015