Southwick Parish Council

Main duties will include dealing with correspondence, making necessary payments, recording all receipts, maintaining financial records in accordance with the requirements of The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, attending all  Parish Council and other meetings and producing associated agendas, associated papers and dealing with all matters arising.

Previous experience as a Clerk to a Council and knowledge of Local Councils would be a distinct advantage.

It is essential that the applicant has a good knowledge of IT and is computer literate, and familiar with accessing the internet.  (including email receipt and transmission, email attachments, pdf files etc).

Proven inter-personal skills and an ability to be proactive in dealing with a wide range of problems is essential.

Applications are to be received by Cllr. Kath Noble, 230 Chantry Gardens, Southwick, Trowbridge, BA14 9QX.

Tel. 01225 352503. 


Landford Parish Council


Landford Parish Council is seeking an organised, forward thinking and adaptable individual to work as Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer. The Clerk will be responsible for all aspects of finance and administration of the Parish Council, and will be required to provide statutory advice and implement decisions across the complete range of Council’s activities. 

  • Parish Council serves:      Landford, Hamptworth and Nomansland
  • Precept: £24,000
  • Population approx. 2,700
  • Assets: 3 open spaces/recreation areas, a community hall and a small woodland
  • Councillors: 9
  • Staff: none

The position is part time and home based. The salary is in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale LC1, salary points 18 to 22 (£17,891 p.a. - £20,456 p.a.) and is calculated pro rata for 50 hours/calendar month.

This post provides an excellent opportunity to make a significant contribution to the life of an active community. If you believe that you are the person we are looking for, please contact us by emailing David Wilson (Chair, Landford Parish Council) at to request an Application Pack (includes the job description, person specification, information pack and job application form).

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2017.


St Andrews Parish Council, Swindon

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

St Andrews Parish Council, Swindon was formed in May 2017 and is looking for a highly experienced Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.

Part Time currently 25 hours a week, (possibly leading to full time as the Council takes on more devolved responsibility from its principle Authority) flexible working hours to include attendance at monthly Council meetings and Planning Committee meetings. Working from home and occasionally based as and when required in the Parish Council Office.

Salary: Salary in accordance with NJC Terms and Conditions – SCP 43 £37,858 - to 47 £41,551 pro rata depending on experience and qualifications

This is a pensionable position (LGPS)

Precept (£283,500)

Electorate (approx. 7,836) and population (approx. 11,670)

Staff – Clerk/RFO, 1 x part time Groundsman (Staffing will eventually increase as the Council expands)

We are looking for someone with at least 5 years’ experience in Local Government or similar discipline who has strong administrative, financial and managerial skills. You will possess the ability to multi-task and effectively organise and prioritize. A confident and mature manner is essential together with an ability to be self-motivated. Competence in all aspects of IT, governance and financial management and political awareness are essential. Duties include attending evening meetings so the ability to be flexible is also required. Educated to Degree Level in Community Governance/Local Policy is desirable, educated to CILCA is essential.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing your knowledge, skills and experience to

Grafton Parish Council

Vacancy for a Parish Clerk.

Our Current Clerk is moving from the area and Grafton Parish Council is looking to fill this essential role by the Autumn. You would be joining a dynamic and young parish council and though small we have ambitious ideas. The Parish is circa 300 households spread across 5 villages.

The job needs a self-motivated, highly organised, innovative individual with good IT skills and a flexible approach to work who wants to be involved with the community and its development.  Integrity and impartiality are essential to the role.

The Parish Council meets alternate months and the Clerk will prepare meeting agendas and supporting papers, attend and provide advice at meetings, take minute and oversee the completion of actions.

The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and involved in managing the Council’s finances and accountancy.

The role is part time, an average of 5 hours per week (fluctuating in line with workload), it is home based and access to personal computing/printing and a broadband/phone connection and some file storage space is required.

Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description and salary information is available on application.

For further information please contact the Clerk at

Baydon Parish Council

A part-time job as the Clerk to Baydon Parish Council will be available from July 24 2017. The full council is 7 councillors and currently there are 6 in position.

The Clerk role is approximately 7 hours per week, including one full council meeting every 6 weeks (and extraordinary meetings as necessary).

You will work from home, and will be provided with a laptop, printer and scanner in which to carry out your duties.

The application process will remain open until the vacancy is filled. Please email the Chair on