Cumbria Association of Local Councils

Parish Council Jobs

  • GOSFORTH and PONSONBY PC's.  A new Clerk is required for both Parish Councils as the present Clerk is retiring. At present the Clerk for Gosforth PC is scheduled for 35 hours per month; Ponsonby PC requires approximately 10 hours per month. Applicants should apply for each (or both) posts by 25th November 2015. Any training required will be paid for by the Parish Councils.  Further information can be obtained from: The Clerk (to both PC's) - Dave Polhill - 019467 24327, or e-mail: Ponsonby PC Chairman - Mr R Stewart  01946 841 717 Gosforth PC Chairman  - Mr T Norman  01946 841 413

  • Nicholforest Parish Council requires a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to start immediately.  3-4 meetings per annum.  Salary to be paid at national rates with working hours to be further agreed, but in the region of 12-16 hours per month. Email for further information.  The closing date is 8th January 2016.

  • Above Derwent Parish Council.   Above Derwent Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to this pro-active Parish Council. The Clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the Council, providing advice to the council and implementing the Council's decisions. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare the monthly agendas & minutes, manage the day to day running of the lengthsman contract, draft a range of documentation, correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council, and be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures.  11 hours per week (flexible); Salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales and will depend on experience, (@9-10ph.) Other than meetings attendance, the clerk works from home. Computing equipment is provided. Formal training and plenty of help/advice is available.  Please do ring the Chairman, Richard Kealey (78085) or the Clerk, Jackie Knights (80935) for an informal discussion and visit the council's website: external link will open in a new window for more information about the council & its activities.
    To apply, email for an application form and job description.  Closing Date 11th December 2015

  • Kingwater Parish, Brampton area.  Kingwater is a very small Parish with an annual precept of around 1000. We require a Parish Clerk to service the Council which usually has 4 meetings per year.  Start date will be 1st April 2016. A small salary and expenses will be paid. For further information please contact Alison Coupe, Parish Clerk, on 016977 47425 by 3rd January 2016.

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