Cumbria Association of Local Councils

Parish Council Jobs

  • Brough Sowerby Parish Meeting requires a Clerk. Not more than 5 hours per month over a year. We would anticipate paying an hourly rate based on NALC rates of pay. Some experience preferred, but not essential. Small, friendly community. Contact Sarah Kirkup

  • Kirkby Thore Parish Council is seeking to appoint a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the parish council from April 2014.

    The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day to day business, providing advice and implementing decisions. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keepng and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.

    Working hours are 22 per month and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales. With exeception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home. The Council meets in the evening on the first Monday of every month, with other meetings be called as required. Formal training and plenty help and advice will be available.

    For an informal discussion or an application form and job description, please contact the Vice-Chairman, Frank Birkett on 017683 61207 or email Alternatively, a job description and application form can be found at

  • Seascale Parish Council has a vacancy for the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer with effect from 1st April 2014. Approximately 6 hours per week, national scales apply. For an informal discussion, application form and job description, please contact the current Clerk / RFO, Sonia Batten on Tel: 019467 21332 or email

  • Upper Denton Parish Council have a vacancy for a Clerk. Four meetings a year to start in May 2014. No set hours but roughly 1 hour per week. Approx 400 per annum. All enquiries and expressions of interest to Mrs L Rooney, 10 Irthing Park, Gilsland, Cumbria, CA8 7DL or email:

  • Millom Town Council is looking to recruit a Responsible Finance Officer / Assistant Clerk. Part time 8 hours per week working 9am-1pm Wednesday & Thursday. Main duties of the role include: maintaining receipts and payments accounting system, audit preparation, production of analysis of accounts, cover for clerk when required and attendance at meetings and minute taking when required as well as general office duties. Please send a CV and covering letter to; The Clerk, Millom Town Council, St Georges Rd, Millom. LA18 4DD. The closing date for applications is 21st March 2014.

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