St Paul Malmesbury Without Parish Council


The Parish Council seeks a Clerk. This post is part-time, involving 6 hours per week on average. It is home-based, with monthly evening meetings in Corston.

The successful applicant will be expected to manage the business and correspondence of the Council and produce the formal minutes and agendas. He/she will also be the Responsible Finance Officer.

Applicants should have bookkeeping experience, a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint software programmes and, preferably, previous local government experience. Further training will be available.

The Salary will be based on the National Salary Scale LC1 in the range £9.81 to £10.96 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.

An Information Pack and Application Form can be downloaded from the parish council website

and additional detail can be requested from Cllr David Briggs 01666 825996 or Cllr Deborah Clogg 01666 825769.

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2019


Devon Association of Local Councils


Starting Salary: £22,021 (NJC Salary Scale SCP 13) pro rata

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Appointment: from 1st May 2019

The Devon Association of Local Councils (DALC) seeks an individual to provide administrative assistance to the County Officer. The post holder will be responsible for the organisations communications and training administration.

The post holder must be a good communicator (spoken and written); be highly organised and have proven record keeping skills.

For further information please visit or contact Ken Browse, DALC Chairman at or call 07976 385508.

Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 29th March 2019.
Interview Date: Tuesday 9th April 2019.

Crudwell Parish Council

Parish Clerk

Crudwell Parish Council is looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from February/March 2019. The new clerk will be required to work primarily from home and the Parish Council will provide a laptop and printer/scanner. The Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month. The role is for approximately 30 hours a month plus agreed expenses and attracts a salary on NJC pay scales for part-time clerks.

The Council is looking for someone with good computer, admin and communication skills, (training can be given), and the ability to deal with simple financial matters.

Please contact the Parish Clerk Lisa Dent at or phone 01285 658172 for full details of the position and/or an informal conversation.

Contact Crudwell Parish Council on or 01285 658172

Lisa Dent - Crudwell Parish Clerk, 76 Dyer Street, Cirencester

Crudwell Parish Council website


Bulkington Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Bulkington is a small Parish with seven dynamic Councillors. The Council is looking for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to assist with the important task of running and improving the Parish environment.

This is a part time, paid position. The work will be largely home based other than attendance at monthly Parish Council meetings held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Briefly, the role involves setting the agenda in association with the Chair. Taking the minutes of Parish Council Meetings, dealing with correspondence from Parishioners and Wiltshire Council and maintaining the Parish Council’s finances. Training is available if required.

Applicants require a basic background in administration and some experience of dealing with finances would be beneficial.

A full job description is available from Paul Bennett Chair of the Parish Council, and potential applicants are also welcome to discuss the role with him on 01380 828374.

Applications can be submitted to the Chair Paul Bennett at or by mail to 7 Northfields, Bulkington, Devizes SN10 1SE

Erlestoke Parish Council

Vacancy for a Parish Clerk

The job is part time with an average of 16 hours per month (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description is available on application.

This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a broadband/phone connection.  The post-holder will be provided with a laptop exclusively for Parish Council use. This will remain the property of the Parish Council though you will be expected to insure it in your home. The Parish Council will reimburse any additional insurance costs for this equipment.

The Clerk is reimbursed for consumable expenses. The successful applicant will be flexible in their approach to the work and be capable of minute taking and correspondence. A working knowledge of Parish Council procedures and/or public administration is desirable but not essential as training is available.  The successful candidate will be expected to complete a Certificate in Local Council Administration within 12 months of taking up the post. The Parish Council will fund this training.  Good literacy and IT skills are essential as are the qualities of integrity and impartiality.

The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and is responsible for managing the Council’ finances and accountancy, preparing meeting agendas and supporting papers, attending and providing advice at meetings, taking minutes and overseeing the completion of actions arising. The Parish Council meet each month in the evenings on the second Monday of the month in the Village Hall with occasional extraordinary meetings as required: this includes the Annual Parish Meeting (the meeting for the electors held in March each year and the Annual Meeting held in May each year).

The salary for the post is in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale LC1, salary points 18 to 22, and is calculated pro rata for 16 hours per month (subject to on-going review), with reference to the standard working week for local government staff of 37 hours. Current hourly rates range from £9.392 (point 18) to £10.739 (point 22). For further information please contact the current Clerk, Linda Roberts,  Please apply in writing with a personal statement and CV via email, to the Clerk, Linda Roberts.