Clerk Vacancy

Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer.

Salary Range                          LC1 SCP 18 - 22 (starting salary determined by experience and qualifications)

Hours                                      6 hours per week

Pension                                   Available

Application closing date          31st March 2017

Post available from                 1st June 2017

Newton Parish Council is looking to appoint a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to replace Dave Crimmin who is retiring after 12 years of outstanding service.

We are searching for a person with drive, determination and very good organisational skills. The successful applicant will manage the day to day work of the Parish Council and will also advise Councillors on local government issues. Where appropriate, the Clerk will be asked to help plan and implement the aims and objectives of the Parish Council. Consequently, we are looking for a person with excellent management and communication skills to enable them to work effectively with a range of different audiences and stakeholders. This post also requires a competency in financial administration and IT. Finally, there is a requirement for the Clerk to attend monthly Parish Council meetings which are held in the evening, usually on the second Wednesday of the month.

For an application form, Job Description and person specification, please phone or email Dave Crimmin (01787 375085 or