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.

  • 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 or the 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 31st July.

  • 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.

  • Dalston Parish Council require an Assistant Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.  13 hours per week.  This is an interesting and varied part-time post in Dalston. Candidates should be self-motivated, have initiative, and be equipped with good literacy/numeracy and IT skills. Responsibilities include Council administration and finance. Previous experience or knowledge of local government is preferred though not essential as training will be given. Applications in writing including a CV and contact details of two referees to: The Parish Clerk, Forge Green, Riverside, Dalston CA5 7QP  Email: Please apply by Monday 3rd July