Parish Council Jobs

  • Holme Abbey Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk.Applicants must be computer literate, self-motivated, have initiative, and be equipped with good literacy/numeracy skills. Administrative tasks include preparing Council Agenda and Minutes, e-mails to be actioned, accounts to be kept and web site to be kept up to date.  Book keeping and financial procedures is desirable. Meetings to be attended every other month.If you are interested in this position and would like more information about the role and salary please contact the Chairman Graham Little on either 01697361102 or 07747697767

  • Haverthwaite Parish Council have vacancies for two Parish Councillor positions.  For more information please contact the Clerk, Ann Newby haverthwaitepc@gmail.com



  • Egton with Newland, Mansriggs and Osmotherley Parish Council require a Clerk to the Parish Council. We are looking for a responsible person with an interest in the local community to be Clerk to the Parish Council. The Clerk supports the Council by managing the day to day business, providing advice, and implementing its decisions.The successful applicant will be computer literate and familiar with book keeping and financial procedures. He/She will prepare council agendas, record Minutes and correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. The appointment calls for 4.5 hours/week, with salary in accordance with experience and nationally agreed scales, which start at £10.632 per hour.  With the exception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home.  Advice and training is available from the Cumbria Association of Local Councils.  The Council meets in the evening of the first Tuesday of every odd numbered month, with occasional extraordinary meetings being called as required.Contact the Chairman Jane Carson on 01229 - 583033, e mail plum05@btinternet.com, or the Vice Chairman Brian Campbell on 01229 - 861510, e mail campbell@summerhill.co.uk  if you are interested.  The closing date is 21st May 2018.


  • Kendal Town Council has a vacancy for a Part-Time Town Treasurer (Permanent), 18 hours per week.  Pay Range £36,153 - £39,961 pro rata (according to experience).  Local Government pension scheme.  We are looking for a Town Treasurer who will be the responsible officer for the day to day management of our financial systems.  Applicants should be a Qualified Accountant, possess excellent communication and decision making skills, show flexibility, demonstrate initiative and be able to prioritise workloads. Experience of Sage and Microsoft Office are essential and experience of working in the public sector and a busy office environment would be desirable. Evening work is required (max. twice per month).  If you would like to apply, please send a CV and a covering letter, explaining why you would be suitable for the job, together with the names of two referees to:  The Town Clerk, Kendal Town Council, Town Hall, Kendal LA9 4DL, or by email to clerk@kendaltowncouncil.gov.uk. 
    For a job description & additional information please see www.kendaltowncouncil.org.uk/news-events/news or contact Liz Richardson on 01539 793490.  Closing date for applications is 10am Monday 21st May 2018.


  • Recruitment of Parish Clerk, Sockbridge & Tirril.  Sockbridge & Tirril Parish Council is looking to appoint a permanent part time Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer to support local councillors to serve the people of Sockbridge & Tirril parish. Working hours are 13 hours per month, 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 must be computer literate, self-motivated, have initiative, and be equipped with good literacy/numeracy skills. Administrative tasks include preparing Council Agenda and Minutes, e-mails to be actioned, accounts to be kept etc. Book keeping and knowledge of financial procedures is desirable. Training and support will be available for the successful applicant. To find out more about the role of a Clerk please contact Haydn Morris; Tel: 01768 865072  or Email: hm@haydnmorristourism.co.uk  If you wish to apply please email your CV to Haydn by 25th May 2018. Interviews will be held week commencing 4th June 2018.