Parish Council Jobs

  • Nether Denton Parish Council require a Parish Clerk.  Interested persons must be available to attend the present Clerk's last Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 17th May 2016 at 7.45pm.  The Council meets once every two months and the salary is 1,000 per annum.  For more details contact John Larkey on Email: jarr@worwol.freeserve.co.uk

  • Ainstable Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local area and local communities for the post of Clerk to the Parish Council. The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions of the Parish Council.Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Working hours are 25 hours per month and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales - approximately 9 per hour.  With the exception of attendance at parish council meetings, the post holder will be expected to work from home and will be provided with a computer and email account. The Council meets for ordinary meeting in the evening of the 3rd Tuesday of alternate months. Other meeting may be called as required - this has averaged 2/3 per year. Help and advice will be available both from the members of the parish council and from Cumbria Association of Local Councils - CALC. The clerk is expected to keep up to date with current legislation; training will be provided, as will the opportunity to complete a recognised qualification as a parish clerk. For an informal discussion, and job description please contact Nigel Vear, Chairman of Ainstable Parish Council, Tel: (01768) 896360 or email: chairman@ainstable.org.uk

  • Orton Parish Council is currently seeking a new Clerk.  Contact Stephen Dunning on Tel: 015396 24418 for more information.

  • Applications are invited for the position of Clerk at Oughterside & Allerby Parish Council to start as soon as possible. The council normally meet approximately 10 times per year on the second Tuesday of the month.  Hours are worked out at about 20 hours over a month.  The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions of the Parish Council. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Help and advice will be available both from the members of the parish council and from Cumbria Association of Local Councils - CALC. Training will be provided and will be arranged when the successful applicant comes into post. Please contact oughtersideandallerby@outlook.com or Debbie (previous Clerk) on saiorsecosgrove@gmail.com for more details.


  • PENRITH TOWN COUNCIL - 2 OFFICER VACANCIES  The Council has 2 new part time vacancies supporting the Town Clerk and providing services to local residents. The ideal candidates will be pro-active and willing to play a major role in the management of the Council and work with partners to help deliver its aspirations.

    This is an excellent career opportunity for individuals who wish to broaden their Local Council knowledge; the successful applicants will gain valuable professional experience working within an extremely proactive Town Council as it develops and grows.

    Deputy Town Clerk
    This key role will support the general administration of the Council with a specific lead in the management of its services and asset transfer from the principal authority.

    Economic Development Officer
    This essential role will support and encourage Penrith to become one of the most economically successful areas in the county. You will work with the Council team in the development and delivery of the Council's Strategic Priorities and support business, tourist and economic development, lead on community engagement with young people, events and sponsorship generation.

    Contracts: Permanent
    Hours: 18 Flexi hours per vacancy
    Salary: Dependent on experience - 2014-16 NJC National Salary Award
    LC3 SCP Ranges 39 to 42 - 33,857 to 36,571 based on a working week of 37 hours
    Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme and flexible working
    Closing date: Tuesday 24 March 2016
    Interview date: Tuesday 12 April 2016

    If you are interested in applying a post, full details and an application form are available from:The Town Clerk, Penrith Town Council, Council Office, First Floor, St. Andrew's Place, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7XX

    Email: townclerk@penrithtowncouncil.co.uk 

    Please do not send CVs as we will not consider these.



  • Dent Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk. The Clerk undertakes the management of the Council's day to day business, providing advice, implementing decisions and is the responsible financial officer. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas, record minutes, be familiar with financial accounts and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. This is a part time post with hours to be negotiated and salary in accordance with nationally agreed scales dependant on experience. Training will be provided together with the opportunity to complete a recognised qualification as a parish clerk. For further information please contact Andy Stephenson either by telephone or email (details above). Completed applications should be forwarded to: dentparishclerk@live.com or by post to: Low Hollins Barn, Frostrow Lane, Sedbergh, LA10 5JU, no later than Monday 21 March 2016.


  • Hayton and Mealo wish to appoint a new clerk from 1st April 2016 to work approx. 9 hours per month including some evenings and working from home for more information please contact the clerk Brian Warren 016973 49265, gilstonhouse27@btinternet.com

  • Assistant Town Clerk
    Full time 37 hours per week
    19,742-23,698 depending on experience.
    Local government pension scheme.
    Some evening working required. Time off given in lieu.
     
    Workington Town Council is looking for an Assistant Town Clerk to join a growing team of dedicated staff improving the delivery of very local services in Workington. The work will involve assisting the Town Clerk in the management of meetings, updating websites and social media, researching and writing reports, liaising with councillors, the media, the town's Twinning Association, suppliers and the general public. Applicants should have experience of similar or related work, be computer literate and have a driving license. It would also be advantageous to have a working knowledge of French or German.
     
    To download an application form and job description please go to www.workingtontowncouncil.gov.ukthis external link will open in a new window and follow the links.

    Please note the council will not consider CVs for this post
     
    Closing date for applications: Tuesday 12 April



  • Ennerdale & Kinniside Parish Council are seeking to recruit a new Clerk. The Council meets six times per year, on the second Wednesday of every alternate month and it is hoped that the new Clerk would take on the role at the July meeting. If you are interested in this vacancy and would like more information then please contact the current Clerk on 016973 23296 or davidsmith@tinyworld.co.uk