Brinkworth Parish Council

Parish Clerk required

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Clerk to Brinkworth Parish Council. The job requires a variety of skills including:

-              Collating material for agendas, minute taking, letter writing and setting up of meetings;

-              Bookkeeping, and being responsible for administering the finances of the Parish and preparing the accounts for yearly audit;

-              Managing the cemetery including organising the paperwork with regards to burials and cremations;

-              Liaising with and sourcing information from Wiltshire Council departments, organisations and individuals;

-              Acting as the Parish address for local government mail;

-              Being the contact (via email, post and telephone) for all Parish matters and updating the website.

The post holder will work from home and will be required to attend 12 evening meetings per year. There will also be the occasional daytime meeting or site visit.

Access to computer and email is essential. Some space is needed to store Parish records. Paid hours (in accordance with the Local Council Clerk’s scale) are 8 per week.

Anyone interested in the position is welcome to contact Sarah Ibbetson, the outgoing clerk at or on 01666 510099 who will be happy to discuss the job.

Written applications (including a CV) should be made to the chair Mr Arnold Bradley-Donald at

It is hoped that a new clerk will be appointed soon, to allow a reasonable handover and training period.

Baydon Parish Council


Clerk / RFO

A part-time job as the Clerk to Baydon Parish Council will be available from June 25th 2018. The full council is 7 councillors and currently there are 4 in position. The Clerk role is approximately 7 hours per week, including one full council meeting every 6 weeks (and extraordinary meetings as necessary).  You will work from home, and will be provided with a laptop, printer and scanner in which to carry out your duties.

Salary will be negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  Please see a job description for this post below.

Applications should be made in writing to Sarah Chidgey:


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