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  • Waverton Parish Council would like applicants for the post of Clerk. The applicant needs computer, secretarial and record keeping skills to handle day to day business of the council. The council has 4 regular evening meetings each year in the Village Hall.  This is a part time post at present averaging 2 hours per week with salary in accordance with the national agreed scales.
    Please contact George Girvan by e-mail on parishclerk@wavertonpc.org.uk


  • Hutton Roof Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in this small rural community near Kirkby Lonsdale for the post of Clerk/RFO.  Contracted hours based on 4 per week and the salary would be in accordance with nationally agreed scales. The post holder will mainly work from home (allowance provided) and also attend evening meetings which are normally held four times per year. For further information or an informal discussion, please contact the current Clerk Jane Saunders at huttonroofpc@gmail.com or 07849103127.  If you wish to apply, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to huttonroofpc@gmail.com before the closing date of Monday 2 August 2021.

  • Staveley-in-Cartmel Parish Council have a Vacancy for a Parish Clerk/Financial Officer.  The Parish Council would like to appoint a new Parish Clerk/Financial Officer for approximately 157 hours per annum, paid at the National Association of Local Councils pay scale rates (currently £10.64 per hour). The post is also eligible for an annual Home Working Allowance of £200. 
    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 bookkeeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Previous experience would be advantageous but training can be provided.

    Duties to include:
    Correspondence (usually by email)
    Organising Parish Council Meetings, 6 per year - to include: 
    Church Hall bookings and set up
    Preparation and distribution of meeting papers
    Attending meetings and recording minutes
    Advising the Council on procedures
    Financial Officer Role: 
    Prepare Annual Budget and Precept request for SLDC
    Maintain Parish account - income/expenditure
    Prepare annual statement for audit
    Staveley United Charities:
    The Clerk acts as Clerk to the Trustees for the charity.
    Ensure Parish Notice Boards hold current information - 4 in parish

    If you are interested in applying for the position, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to staveleyincartmelpc@gmail.com before the closing date of Monday 16th August 2021.


  • CLERK TO CALDBECK PARISH COUNCIL - The position of Clerk to Caldbeck Parish Council will become vacant from 1st October 2021, as the present Parish Clerk, Simon Smith, is moving on. To provide continuity, the Parish Council would like to appoint his successor before then. The Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community. The contract is for 12 hours a week and is paid at local government scale 5 or 6, the higher scale for applicants who have completed clerk induction training. The Clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the Parish Council, providing advice, and implementing the Parish Council's decisions. Applicants will need to prepare Parish Council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures, be computer literate, operate on line banking arrangements and update the website, and correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Parish Council. Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available. If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please contact Simon Smith who will supply an application form and further details about the post. Please do talk to any Parish Councillors. Applications to be with the Clerk by 5.00pm, 16 August 2021.For further information, please contact Simon Smith: Email: caldbeckparishclerk@gmail.com. Telephone: 016973 71008 Website: https://www.caldbeck.org.uk/parish-council/ 


  • Wigton Burial Joint Committee would welcome applicants with an interest in the local community for the post of clerk from 01/09/2021. The clerk is responsible for managing the day to day business of the committee. Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare agendas and record minutes and correspond with external organisations on behalf of the committee.
    The working hours are about 2 per week from home with a computer being provided and salary £12.00 per hour The committee has 4 evening meetings per year plus others as required.
    Please contact the Chair :   pat.williams7@icloud.com or 07747074380