Chippenham Town Council

Market and Compliance Officer

Full time, 37 hours per week Salary £21,589.00 – £23,836.00 (SCP 12–17) per annum

Chippenham Town Council is looking to recruit a Market & Compliance Officer who can run the Friday and Saturday market efficiently and effectively, whilst meeting regulations. This new role will also be the point of contact for event management for the external hire of Monkton Park.

If you have experience of working in outside events, preferably town centre markets, then we would like to hear from you. You will need to be able to work flexible hours when needed, have a good eye for detail and excellent interpersonal skills.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 17 May 2019

You can download the Job Description and Application forms below and at the Chippenham Town Council website 

Job description

Application form

Or you can send your CV with a letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate to

Previous applicants need not apply.

Bruton Town Council

Clerk to Bruton Town Council

£27,905 - £31,371 pa (pro-rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual, ideally with relevant experience, to undertake this interesting and varied post supporting an active and ambitious town council.

Bruton is a small rural town situated in Somerset that is served by 13 town councillors. In addition to employing an assistant clerk, the council also has a dedicated group of community office volunteers.   

We are seeking a clerk of the highest calibre to lead and develop our team, to work actively with elected members to help improve the town and to ensure that all legal, financial and other governance requirements are met.

The successful applicant will either hold or be willing to obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

The town clerk is contracted to work 28 hours per week, based at the town council’s office. Some evening work will be required to attend council and committee meetings.

The position is graded at mid LC2, (new SCP 24-28) £21,117 - £23,740 pa (actual salary, based on 28 hours per week), subject to qualifications and experience.

Further information on the post and how to apply can be found on Bruton Town Council’s website:

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 20th May with interviews scheduled for Tuesday 28th May.

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: 4th June 2019

Frome Town Council

Children and Young People’s Project Officer

To May 2021 – full time (37 hours) – SCP range 15 – 25 (£22k - £28k)  
Initially a fixed term contract of up to two years

Want to make a difference in Frome and the surrounding area? Our Project Officers work across the town, developing relationships and building communities.

In this role you’ll work in partnership with local people, community groups, schools and public agencies to foster the power and capacity of local communities. This will mean that children, young people and their families receive the right service at the right time ultimately enabling them to help themselves.

In this role you'll be delivering an innovative programme of action, which means the ability to use your initiative, motivation and determination to make things happen is essential. 

If you're interested in a varied role - and making Frome better - then get in touch. See below for an application pack and/or call Kate Hellard on 01373 475579 for an informal chat.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th May

Interviews: week commencing Monday 20th May

Please visit our website at:

Please complete both the application and monitoring form and send to


Heywood Parish Council

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Heywood Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from May 2019.

This is a part time position, approx. 19 ½ hours a month, working primarily from home. The Parish Council will supply a laptop and printer/scanner for Council work.

The applicant should have good computer, administrative and communication skills and should be competent in bookkeeping. Local authority experience would be an advantage, but training is available if necessary.

The salary will be based on NJC pay scales plus agreed expenses.

If you would like further information or an informal chat, please call the current Clerk on 01373 302953 or email her at .

Please send your application letter and a brief CV by email, or post it to

Mrs A Bizeray, 10 Sarum Gardens, Westbury BA13 3AJ.

Closing date for applications is 14 May 2019 – interviews will take place shortly afterwards.


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