Parish Council Jobs

  • Holme Abbey Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk.Applicants must be computer literate, self-motivated, have initiative, and be equipped with good literacy/numeracy skills. Administrative tasks include preparing Council Agenda and Minutes, e-mails to be actioned, accounts to be kept and web site to be kept up to date.  Book keeping and financial procedures is desirable. Meetings to be attended every other month.If you are interested in this position and would like more information about the role and salary please contact the Chairman Graham Little on either 01697361102 or 07747697767

  • Haverthwaite Parish Council have vacancies for two Parish Councillor positions.  For more information please contact the Clerk, Ann Newby

  • Gosforth Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk. The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council's day-to-day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions and ensuring the Council meets its statutory requirements. As Responsible Financial Officer, the Clerk will need to be familiar with book-keeping/financial procedures. They will be competent to respond to all national and local consultation, and correspondence, in addition to preparing council agendas and recording minutes. With the exception of meetings' attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home, for which an allowance will be payable.  The Council meets on the second Wednesday evening of each month (except August), with other meetings being called as required. Salary  11.04-12.16 per hour according to experience (national pay scales 23-26).Working hours are 30 per month.For an application park, please e-mail (preferred) or contact 019467 27091. The closing date for receipt of applications is: 31 March 2018. For an informal discussion, please contact the Chairman, Cllr Norman, 019467 25646.

  • Ousby Parish Council require a Locum Clerk and/or Clerk until May 2019, 5 hours a week, contact Nigel Longworth, Chairman, 01768 881066 or 07867 840534


    Since it was established, in May 2015, Penrith Town Council has seen sound financial management as one of its key priorities. With the growth in its annual budget the town council is now seeking to appoint a permanent RFO. The RFO must be a qualified accountant.

    The Council outsources payroll, pensions, electronic payments, VAT and accountancy to an external accountancy service.

    The Responsible Financial Officer's key tasks will be
     to develop an effective working relationship with the external accountancy service
     to be responsible for developing the annual budget from inception to approval by the council
     to provide an effective budget monitoring process to meet the needs of both officers and members
     to be responsible for preparation of the annual accounts returns, including liaison with the Council's external auditors
     to be the lead contact with the Council's internal auditors
     to be the lead officer for the Council's Finance Committee.

    The post is permanent and offered on annualised hours contract based on 8 hours per week. The RFO will be expected to plan his/her hours to meet the requirements of the job. Salary will be paid monthly in equal instalments irrespective of the actual hours worked.

    The post will commence 4 June 2018. The Town Council provides the Local Government Pension Scheme. The 2016-2018 NJC Salary Awards allocated to this position is LC3 POINT 43 or 38,237 FTE per annum, pro rata.

    The application pack is available on our website at: external link will open in a new window or email:

    Closing Date: 6 April 2018, Interview Date: 20 April 2018