Cumbria Association of Local Councils

Parish Council Jobs

  • Bassenthwaite Parish Council require a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer from 1st November 2014.
    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 between four and five per week plus one monthly evening meeting in ten months of the year. The salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales.
    For further details please call the chairman on 017687 76933.
    Applications should be by email stating your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post. Please reply by 30th September 2014 to js08jms@gmail.com.

  • Dacre Parish Councilseeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the Parish Council from 1st October 2014

    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 book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.

    Working hours are about 4 per week and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales (1937.40pa). With the exception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home and will be provided with a computer.

    The Council meets in the evening at six weekly intervals, with other meetings being called as required.

    Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available.

    For an informal discussion, person specification and job description, please contact the Clerk, Alison Love, on 07967 477795 or email dacreparishclerk@yahoo.co.uk

    Applications should be made in the form of a CV and covering letter stating your suitability for the post sent or emailed, marked "Private and confidential", to the following address by no later than Friday 19th September 2014 :Alison Love,The Old Tannery,8a Duke Street,Penrith,CA11 7LY or

    dacreparishclerk@yahoo.co.uk



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