Parish Council Jobs

  • Buttermere Parish Council are looking to recruit a new Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence work during May/June 2017. Approximately 8 hours per month.  For further details please contact the Chair of the Council, Raymond Beard on 017687 70232 or email the current post holder on

  • Soulby Parish Council is looking for a Clerk/RFO to start as soon as possible.  Approximately 3 hours per week.  Salary 1300 per annum.  Contact Harold Birkbeck (Chairman) 0785 5209541.

  • Caldbeck Parish Council are looking for a Clerk for approximately 8 hours a week and is paid as per National Association of Local Councils scale rates. The Clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the Council, providing advice to the council and implementing the Council's decisions. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please contact The Chair Norman Atkinson on 016974 78546 or email:  As Norman is on holiday from 22/6 - 1/6, any enquiries after that date can be directed to the Vice Chairman, Richard Hellon on: 016974 78006 or email An application form and further details about the post will then be supplied. Closing date for applications is 5.00pm Tuesday 13th June

  • PARISH CLERK TO HAYTON PARISH COUNCIL - 13.5 hours per week -from 11.33ph depending on qualifications.  Applications are invited for the above position when our existing Clerk retires on 31 August 2017. This is an interesting and varied part-time post working from home. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to work on their own initiative and will need to have good literacy, numeracy and IT skills.  Responsibilities include the preparation of agendas, taking minutes at meetings, dealing with all council administration and maintaining the council' website. Dealing with members of the public will also form part of the role. The Clerk in their capacity of Responsible Financial Officer is responsible for paying invoices, reconciliation of bank accounts and budgeting.Training and support will be provided and the successful applicant should hold or be prepared to obtain appropriate qualifications ie. CiLCA qualifications. Previous experience or knowledge of local government is preferred though not essential. Applications in writing, including a short CV and contact details of two referees, to:The Parish Clerk, 2 The Woodbines, Cumwhinton, Carlisle CA4 0AR Email:  Closing date for applications: 16 June 2017

  • Muncaster Parish Council requires a Clerk for approximately 3.5 hours a week, pay according to the national pay scale.  Applicants must be computer literate, able to prepare Council Agenda and Minutes, familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.  The successful applicant will be required to maintain the Parish Council's website in compliance with the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities.  Training is available. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please contact: the Chairman, Mike Harrington, on 01229 717328 or orthe Vice-Chairman, Leo Saldanha, 01229 717478 or  The job description is given in the Council's Standing Orders, which can be emailed to prospective applicants on request. Applications, by email to the Chairman, should consist of a statement of your qualifications, relevant experience and any qualities that would make you particularly suitable for this post.  Closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Friday 30 June.

  • A vacancy has arisen for the role of Clerk to Stainton Parish Council, (3 miles south of Kendal) working 15 hours per month. Meetings to be attended every other month (six per year)Agendas & minutes to be prepared and posted Administrative tasks inc emails to be actioned, accounts to be kept and web site to be kept up to date. Attractive salary scale set by NALC (National Association of Local Councils) Stainton Parish Council currently has 5 elected councillors and meets 6 times a year in either St Thomas s church, Crosscrake, or Crosscrake School.  If you are interested in finding out more information please contact the chair on 01539560620 or email  Closing date is 31st July 2017.