Heywood Parish Council

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Heywood Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from May 2019.

This is a part time position, approx. 19 ½ hours a month, working primarily from home. The Parish Council will supply a laptop and printer/scanner for Council work.

The applicant should have good computer, administrative and communication skills and should be competent in bookkeeping. Local authority experience would be an advantage, but training is available if necessary.

The salary will be based on NJC pay scales plus agreed expenses.

If you would like further information or an informal chat, please call the current Clerk on 01373 302953 or email her at .

Please send your application letter and a brief CV by email, or post it to

Mrs A Bizeray, 10 Sarum Gardens, Westbury BA13 3AJ.

Closing date for applications is 14 May 2019 – interviews will take place shortly afterwards.


Chippenham Town Council

Democratic and Civic Officer

Salary Bands – SCP 12 to 17

£21,589 to £23,836

Chippenham Town Council is one of the country’s largest and most active Town Councils in the UK, whose role is to ensure that Chippenham is a thriving community and health, vibrant in which to work, live and visit. The Town Council does this by working collaboratively with a range of external strategic partners. We are expanding our team of professional officers to deliver the Council’s priorities. Following the promotion of the existing post holder we are now seeking a new Democratic and Civic Officer.

This is an exciting and challenging role and we are ideally looking for someone with great organisational skills and knowledge of how the local council sector works, but most importantly someone who has a positive attitude and is able to work to tight deadlines with limited supervision.

We offer free parking in the town centre and a generous pension scheme as well as the opportunity to join this traditional and well-respected Town Council. Should you wish to have an informal chat regarding the role please telephone Heather Rae, Democratic Services Manager on 01249 446699 or alternatively you can download the application form and job description from the website below:-

Closing Date for applications will be 12 noon on Thursday 25 April 2019

Interviews will take place in the Town Hall, Chippenham on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Crudwell Parish Council

Parish Clerk

Crudwell Parish Council is looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from February/March 2019. The new clerk will be required to work primarily from home and the Parish Council will provide a laptop and printer/scanner. The Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month. The role is for approximately 30 hours a month plus agreed expenses and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales for part-time clerks.

The Council is looking for someone with good computer, admin and communication skills, (training can be given), and the ability to deal with simple financial matters.

Please contact the Parish Clerk Lisa Dent at or phone 01285 658172 for full details of the position and/or an informal conversation.

Contact Crudwell Parish Council on or 01285 658172

Lisa Dent - Crudwell Parish Clerk, 76 Dyer Street, Cirencester

Crudwell Parish Council website


Bulkington Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Bulkington is a small Parish with seven dynamic Councillors. The Council is looking for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to assist with the important task of running and improving the Parish environment.

This is a part time, paid position. The work will be largely home based other than attendance at monthly Parish Council meetings held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Briefly, the role involves setting the agenda in association with the Chair. Taking the minutes of Parish Council Meetings, dealing with correspondence from Parishioners and Wiltshire Council and maintaining the Parish Council’s finances. Training is available if required.

Applicants require a basic background in administration and some experience of dealing with finances would be beneficial.

A full job description is available from Paul Bennett Chair of the Parish Council, and potential applicants are also welcome to discuss the role with him on 01380 828374.

Applications can be submitted to the Chair Paul Bennett at or by mail to 7 Northfields, Bulkington, Devizes SN10 1SE