Parish Clerk vacancy

Parish Clerk vacancy

13th of April, 2022

Part Time – Approx 10 Hours Per Week

Hours of work will be flexible and subject to workload and the parish council meetings’ schedule.

Ideally, applicants will have prior experience as a Parish Council Clerk. The successful applicant must be a first-class administrator with excellent communication and financial skills.

The Clerk will be required to:

  • Ensure that statutory and other provisions affecting the running of the parish council are observed and obligations for risk assessment are properly met.
  • Prepare the agendas, attend all formal meetings of the parish council and the Parish Meeting of Stalmine and prepare the minutes thereof.
  • Attend all meetings and conferences as may be necessary for the proper discharge of duties.
  • Receive correspondence on behalf of the parish council and deal with the items or bring them to the attention of the parish council promptly.
  • Keep safely and conveniently in secure but accessible custody all deeds, plans, records, letters, writings and other documents of or concerning the parish council or its staff.
  • Keep all financial records of the parish council, make payments of invoices, wages, VAT and PAYE, monitor and balance the parish council’s accounts and prepare records for audit purposes.
  • Update the parish council’s website and notice boards, as required.
  • Act as the representative of the parish council, as required.


Salary up to National Joint Council band 18, to be discussed at interview and will depend on experience.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 May 2022 with interviews to be held early June 2022.

For further information please contact: Cllr Phil Orme on 01253 811341

or email [email protected]

Applications to be made using the application pack that can be downloaded from the website