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  • PENRITH TOWN COUNCIL - HIRING NOW
    Penrith Town Council is ambitious about the future as we progress through local government reorganisation in Cumbria. We are keen to make a difference in Penrith. We are small friendly team who are positive and forward thinking, always looking for new and innovative ways of working in a supportive and collaborative environment. We currently have two vacancies:
    Community Services Officer
    • Salary range - SCP3 33-41 - dependent upon qualifications and experience or £37,568 to £45,648 - 37 hrs per week, permanent contract.
    • Contractually based at our office but home working is possible with agreement.
    • Local Government Pension Scheme.
    We are looking for a confident, and outgoing individual to help provide a range of services and exciting projects. You will actively contribute to the delivery of the Council's Business Plan, and associated strategies such as the Climate Change Strategy, Neighbourhood Planning Process and our Arts and Culture Framework. This is a dynamic community focused role that will require you to engage with stakeholders, partners, businesses, communities, schools, clubs, and organisations. It is a new role, a new opportunity for you to develop as you work with our team to provide assets, services, projects, and events for Penrith. If you would like to apply for the position, please do not send a CV but contact townclerk@penrithtowncouncil.gov.uk for further information.

    Responsible Finance Officer
    • Salary range - SCP3 33-41 - dependent upon qualifications and experience or £37,568 to £45,648 - pro rata for 16 hrs per week, permanent contract.
    • Contractually based at our office but home working is possible with agreement.
    • Local Government Pension Scheme.
    We are looking for an experienced finance officer to lead the Council's internal controls and accounts function. We are growing quickly and need someone with the drive, tenacity, and passion to support best practice and efficient provision of day-to-day financial management. If you would like to apply for the position, please do not send a CV but contact townclerk@penrithtowncouncil.gov.uk for further information.



  • Keswick Town Council - Grounds and Maintenance Operative Required.  We are looking for a Grounds and Maintenance Operative to join our dedicated Parks team and help produce and maintain high quality parks and open spaces within the town of Keswick. Full job description and application form available from: www.keswicktowncouncil.gov.uk Please note CVs will not be accepted.  Closing date: 08/07/22


  • Wigton Town Council require a Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (LC3 SCP 33-41 dependent upon experience and qualifications) This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an established Town Council, with growing responsibilities, in the attractive market town of Wigton. The Council seeks a skilled and resilient manager to lead the council into the future.
    We are looking to recruit a Town Clerk/RFO who can bring drive, vision, commitment and strong leadership and build a positive working relationship with Councillors, staff and partner organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors. You will be a Clerk or Deputy Clerk to a Parish or Town Council with knowledge and experience. The successful applicant must be prepared to respond to the opportunities and challenges that face the Town Council and be prepared to undertake further training to achieve Quality Parish Status and manage delegated functions. Please ensure that your application addresses how you meet the requirements of the job description and the person specification. Hours of Work - 37 hours per week / permanent. Wigton is a growing Georgian market town with an active community scene, and good schools, which sits at the north western corner of Lake District, providing a rich quality of life for the successful candidate. Closing Date for completed applications is Friday 22nd July 2022 and interviews will be held during w/c 1st August 2022. Wigton Town Council is an equal opportunities employer. The post would be subject to a 6 month probationary period


  • Matterdale Parish Council. Applications are invited for the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to take up the position on 1st October 2022 when the present Clerk retires. Hours required are 120 in a full year; training will be offered if required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Further details are available from the present Clerk, David L Brown, "Hesleyside", Watermillock, Penrith CA11 0JH Tel 017684 86380 Email: david.brownhesley10@btinternet.com