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  • CROSTHWAITE AND LYTH PARISH COUNCIL - CLERK TO THE PARISH COUNCIL. SALARY: £12.98 - £14.42 PER HOUR (STARTING POINT DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE) 30 HOURS PER MONTH (WITH REVIEW AFTER 6 MONTHS) Crosthwaite and Lyth Parish Council seeks a confident and well organised person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk to the Parish Council to start in February 2022. The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions. The Clerk is also the Council's Responsible Financial Officer.  Ideally applicants will have relevant experience and qualifications. You will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping / financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations, on behalf of the Council. Working hours will be approximately 30 hours per month, however this will be subject to review after 6 months.  With the exception of when attending meetings, the post holder will be expected to work from home. The Council meets in the evening on the first Tuesday of each month (with exception of August and January), with other meetings being called as required. Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available. Please note, interviews for shortlisted candidates are planned for the evening of Monday 6th December. For an application form, job description and person specification, please contact Martin French, the current Clerk, at crosthwaiteandlyth.pc@hotmail.co.uk . For an informal discussion, please contact Mary Harkness, on 015395 68223 or email harknesspc@btinternet.com. Applications should be emailed to crosthwaiteandlyth.pc@hotmail.co.uk, no later than 12 noon, Friday 3rd December 2021. 


  • ARNSIDE PARISH COUNCIL CLERK  Salary Range from £6,749.60 per annum + pension for 10 hours per week (in accordance with nationally agreed scales, depending on experience)
    Starting Date: 10 January 2022 Arnside Parish Council is seeking a well-organised person with excellent communication skills and a keen interest in the local Arnside community. Previous experience is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided. Reporting into the Council, the Clerk is responsible for managing its day to day business and implementing decisions made by the Council on behalf of its residents. The post holder will also oversee a small team that includes a Finance Officer, Cemetery Officer and a Contractor for various works.
    Applicants will need to be computer literate with the ability to prepare Council Agendas, record minutes and correspond with the public and external organisations on behalf of the Council.
    The post holder will be expected to work mainly from home and will be provided with a computer. The Council has an office at the Cemetery Chapel where the Council meetings take place, currently on the second Monday evening of each month at 7.15pm. Formal training and plenty of advice and help will be available. This is a friendly and approachable group of Councillors who all get on with one another and are motivated by wanting to serve the Community. For an application form, job description and person specification, please contact the Clerk via email at clerk@arnsideparishcouncil.co.uk. Applications should be sent for the attention of the Clerk no later than Friday 3rd December 2021 to the following address: Arnside Parish Council marked 'Private & Confidential' to the following address, Arnside Parish Council, Cemetery Chapel, Silverdale Road, Arnside. LA5 OER. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to attend week beginning 13th December.