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  • Nether Denton Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the Parish Council from 30 April 2024. 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 bookkeeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Working hours are 15 per month and the salary is in accordance with the nationally agreed scale LC1 new scp 14.  With the exception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home. The Council meets in the evening on the second Tuesday of every other month, with other meetings being called as required. The Council is also the Sole Managing Trustee for their Village Hall and knowledge of charitable procedures and law is therefore desirable. The Council also manages the Low Row Community park, and aspects of this management will fall within the role. For further details or to apply please e-mail your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post for the attention of the Chairman at clerk@netherdenton.org.uk by the 15th April 2024.For more information, ring the current Clerk on 07484 201700 or email at clerk@netherdenton.org.uk


  • Brougham Parish Council are seeking an experienced part time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. Working hours are flexible but will average 10 per month, working from home except for bi-monthly Council meetings to be held in Brougham. Salary is paid in line with NALC/SLCC national salary agreement. A computer is provided. Brougham is a small parish and the job is particularly suitable for an existing parish council clerk who seeks additional work. For further information or to apply, please contact BPC chair, Sarah Harden, sarahharden@broughamparishcouncil.co.uk or 07801099151


  • Arthuret Parish Council has a vacancy for a Responsible Financial Officer.  12 hours per week, with an additional 2 hours to attend evening meetings. Salary between LCP2 SCP 21-28 pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications) plus NEST pension this will, on appointment, be based at the Arthuret Council Centre, Council Office, 9 Esk Street, Longtown CA6 5PU Arthuret Parish Council has taken the decision to separate the role of the Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. It is now seeking a highly motivated, proactive individual for the role of Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) This is an exciting opportunity and would suit a community minded individual who has the relevant experience to undertake an interesting and varied post within an active parish council. The role requires someone with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with a wide range of individuals from the local and wider communities. The ideal candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate and also have the ability to work on their own initiative. Strong financial management, and organizational skills are required, together with a positive outlook. Ideally the successful candidate will have a CILCA qualification, however, training will be considered where required. If this sounds of interest to you, a job description and application form is available from the parish clerk (details below) If you would like further information about the role, please contact the parish clerk on 079290 20133 or e-mail apc791739@gmail.com Please return your completed application form to apc791739@gmail.com


  • Torver Parish Council seeks a part-time clerk, preferably with previous experience. Working hours are flexible but will average 10 per month. With the exception of attending Council meetings, the post holder will be expected to work from home. The Council meets in the evening, on the first Thursday of each month. Salary is paid in line with NALC/SLCC national salary agreement at £13.45 per hour (pay award pending). A computer is provided. Torver is a small parish and the job could be suitable for an existing parish council clerk who seeks additional work. For further information including job description or to apply, please contact the Chairman, Peter Worth at peter@worth-tas.co.uk or on 07714 333240 or the Vice Chairman, Chris Bradley on chris@torvermill.co.uk or 07436 701480. Closing date Friday 20th October.

  • Lowca Parish Council has a vacancy for a part-time Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Rate of pay is dependent on experience but will be within agreed national scales SCP 7-12. Hours are variable but will average around 20 per month. You will mainly be working from home, except for council meetings which are on the third Wednesday of every month, excluding August. Experience is preferred and the job would ideally suit an existing clerk looking for additional work, although training will be given to the right candidate.The position is to commence as soon as possible. A job description and person specification are available from katherinethinnesen@gmail.com If you like to discuss the vacancy, please call Katherine Thinnesen on 07534654398 Applications will be accepted by submission of a CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the job. Interviews will be held as soon as possible.