New Assistant Parish Clerk role


Assistant Parish Clerk Vacancy

The Parish Council seeks an Assistant Clerk. This new role will focus on communications, as well as providing administrative support and cover in the absence of the Clerk. Key duties include:

  • Administering the Parish website and Thakeham Community Facebook page
  • Drafting the quarterly Parish Bulletin and liaising with local community groups and media
  • Assisting with managing land and buildings owned by the Parish Council, and supporting other projects
  • In the absence of the Clerk, covering some PC meetings and general administrative duties.

The role-holder will need to offer good written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy including social media expertise and must be able to work independently.  S/he will need the aptitude to learn the PC’s office systems and how the work of the PC relates to other local government and external agencies.

Location: mainly working from home but occasionally from the Parish Office in the new Village Hall (Abingworth)

Hours:  5 hours/week (on average, but flexibility will be needed)

Salary: Local government scale SCP 22-25. (£11.22-12.39 per hour), paid monthly.

Applications should be submitted by Friday 1 March. Interviews will be held in mid-March with a view to the successful candidate beginning work in April 2019.  To find out more about the role, contact the Parish Clerk, Owen Richards ( / 01798 815305 – or call in at the Parish Office), or download the further particulars and application form below.

Further particulars for the Assistant Clerk role

Application form