Charlton St. Peter & Wilsford Parish Council

Due to the imminent retirement of our Parish Clerk we are looking for a suitably experienced replacement.

The current Clerk has been in post since November 2008, and the Parish Council is seeking to fill this important role from May/June 2018.

This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space, personal computing/printing and a broadband/phone connection. 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. Good literacy and IT skills are essential as are the qualities of integrity and impartiality.

The Clerk is responsible for producing the meeting notices and agendas, attending meetings, writing and circulating the minutes. The Parish Council meets four times a year in the Village Hall at Wilsford. The clerk is also responsible for updating the Parish Council website, and dealing with general correspondence.  

The role is part time with no fixed hours of work. The salary for the position will be negotiable and will be based on the current National Joint Salary Scale and is pro rata for the agreed hours worked. A job description is available on application.

For further information please contact the Clerk. To apply, please write a personal statement and send it the current Clerk, Dave Harvey, whose email address is