Clerk to the Parish Council - Part Time / Maternity Cover
Kingsbrook Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the role of Clerk to the Parish Council from mid July 2021 for an initial period of 10 months as maternity cover.
The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions.
Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with financial procedures including the use of a computerised accounting system and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.
Working hours are about 24 hours per month with the scope for increased hours as the development grows. The salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales depending on experience. The postholder will be expected to work from home, with the exception of meetings. The successful applicant is required to have their own home computer/laptop and printer and will be reimbursed for any expenses incurred (for example printing costs or required system upgrades) subject to prior agreement.
The Council meets in the evenings (usually on a Monday) except August and December, with other meetings being called as required.
Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available.
For an informal discussion and an application form and job description, please contact the Parish Council on
Applications should be sent by email to by 31 May 2021.