Parish Council Jobs

  • Morland Parish Council seeks a confident person for the post of Clerk.  The Clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the Council, implementing decisions, organising agendas, taking minutes, managing the finances using Microsoft Excel and dealing effectively with correspondence via email and Microsoft Word. Working hours are 4 per week, salary currently £10.43 per hour.The Council meets at least six times per year, all other work would be from home, computer and printer provided. Training available and encouraged. To apply send a CV's with a covering letter to: clerk@morlandparishcouncil.org For more information visit https://www.morlandparishcouncil.org/


  • Workington Town Council require a Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, SCP 40-45 (LC3) approx. £42,683-£47,896. Full time 37 hours per week.  Workington Town Council is seeking a Town Clerk and RFO to head its effective team of staff and support the Council's ambitions to be the leading Town Council in the North west of England. You'll be responsible for the day to day running of the Council - managing Events and Estates teams, and the Council's finances, with the support of the Finance and Administration Officer. As the Proper Officer of the Council, you'll be familiar with Local Council law and practice. You should have a Certificate in Local Council Administration, or equivalent, or be willing to attain one in your first year of office. You will work with Councillors to set agendas for meetings, attend meetings, and ensure that minutes and decisions are recorded correctly. It will be your job to put the Council's resolutions into practice. You'll be familiar with budgeting and financial management, project management and strategic planning. You'll be drawing up and implementing policies on a wide range of areas where the Council has a power, interest or duty. You'll be speaking for the Council at meetings and reporting to the Council on all aspects of your work. You'll have an interest in people and communities, and how they work. You'll have the ability to be across a broad range of subjects, from horticulture to children's play, Town and Country Planning to culture and sport. You'll be comfortable talking to people from a wide range of backgrounds, winning their trust and developing the Council's positive image. You'll be familiar with press and communications concepts, social media and design. This is a hands-on role for someone who is a proactive problem solver. If you would like to apply for this position please complete an application form (download below), and return it to the Town Clerk's office by midday on Monday 7 September 2020. For an informal chat about the post, please email chris.bagshaw@workingtontowncouncil.gov.uk (not 24 Aug-31 Aug). PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CVs FOR THIS POST
    Job Description  Please see this page to download an application form.


  • Windermere & Bowness Town Council is seeking to recruit a flexible and self-managing individual to contribute to the smooth running of the services it provides direct to the Community. The individual appointed will undergo training and development to eventually deputise and take on the duties of a Town Clerk. The role will involve supervising the operation of the 7 public conveniences in Windermere & Bowness, overseeing contracts for cleaning, contactless payments and repairs and maintenance and inspecting the facilities regularly to ensure they are clean and pleasant. This will include answering complaints and responding to emergencies. A mobile phone will be provided. Other services will be added to the role as it develops over time. The individual will be expected to work an average of 15 hours per week on a flexible arrangement depending on tasks. Remuneration will be pro rata on the LC2 scale of £24,313 to £26,999 and will attract pension contributions. This role will suit an individual seeking to establish a career in local government in the longer term and for whom flexible working is desirable. Please contact the Town Clerk by email to obtain a copy of the full job description. Applications should be made by email or post, sending your CV and a short statement (no more than 200 words) explaining why you are interested in this role, to: Mrs Julie Hartley, Town Clerk, Windermere & Bowness Town Council, Dovedale, 2 Smithy How, Casterton, Cumbria LA6 2RX.  Email: clerk@windermere-tc.gov.uk DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 23rd October (4pm) Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 9th November.