Parish Council Jobs

  • Ravenstonedale Parish Council Salary: LC 2 - Revised scale SCP 24 - SCP28 negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Hours: 40 hours per calendar month. The Council is seeking to appoint a motivated proactive person to the position of Parish Clerk and RFO. Ravenstonedale is a small Parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, now a part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with seven councillors that meets on the second Thursday of each month, with the exception of August and December. The new Clerk/RFO will be required to work primarily from home and the Council will provide a Laptop, Printer and external hard drive for the sole use of the Clerk/RFO. This post includes overall administration, support and advice for all of the Council's activities, including providing information for the Council's website and social media, plus managing the Council's financial affairs. While there are separate specific requirements for Clerk and RFO, the current post holder has carried out both these roles, and the Council are seeking someone who can continue this arrangement. A planned transition period will allow for a comprehensive handover of duties. The new Clerk/RFO's salary will be based on qualifications, skills and experience but will be assessed using the National Association of Local Council's Salary Scale LC2 SCP 24 - 28 which is £14.46 - £16.26 per hour. Candidates should either be CiLCA qualified or be prepared to work towards this qualification, with the help and support of the Council. Specialist training to support the Council activities will be provided.Please contact the Parish Clerk, Chris Elphick, at parishcouncil@ravenstonedale.org for job description, person specification and an application form. For any informal questions/information about the post phone 015396 23000.The closing date for applications is 12th September 2019 with interviews taking place w/c 16th  September 2019.



  • Long Marton Parish Council have a vacancy for a part-time Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer, to support its local councillors within the parish of Long Marton, which includes the wards of Long Marton, Brampton and Knock-Silverband. Working hours are approximately 3-4 hours per week including attendance at Parish Council meetings, which are held every other month.  Salary is paid in line with the NALC/SLCC National Agreement on Salaries and Conditions of Service. Applicants should be self-motivated, and be equipped with good IT, literacy, numeracy and communication skills.  Administrative tasks include preparing meeting agenda's, associated meeting papers and subsequent minutes, responding to e-mails, general correspondence etc.  There is also accounts to be kept, therefore experience of book keeping or financial administration is desirable.  For further details or to apply please e-mail your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to the current Clerk by the 26th September 2019 at pauline.dixonlmpc@gmail.com.