Clymping Parish Council - Part Time Clerk/RFO

Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday 25 March 2021

Work Place: Mix of home working / working within the Parish

Hours: Average of 7 hours per week

Rate of pay: Salary point scales 13 -17 (£11.76 - £12.73 per hour) according to relevant experience and qualifications


Clymping Parish Council is seeking an enthusiastic and well organised individual for the role of Clerk/RFO to this proactive Council.

Time spent on council business varies weekly; working hours are flexible and set at an average of 7 hours per week. There will be a mix of home working / working within the Parish and the post holder will be required to attend evening meetings and occasional daytime events.

Salary is paid in accordance with the National Joint Council recommendations; starting salary NJC LC 1 (above substantive) salary point scales 13 -17 (£11.76 - £12.73 per hour) according to relevant experience and qualifications.

Duties include:

  • Preparation for and attendance (and minute taking) at council meetings.
  • Dealing with all council communication
  • Managing council financial accounts
  • Use of Email, Microsoft Word, Excel, digital meeting platforms and website management.
  • Ensuring council compliance with legislation and best practice.
  • Management of council assets

Good communication and literacy skills and knowledge of the local planning system are essential. Previous experience in local government administration and holding the CiLCA qualification is preferred, although training opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

If this role appeals to you and you consider you have the necessary skills please visit our website for a job description and person specification

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter setting out your interest in this post to the Clerk by email:

If you require additional information to that shown on our website please contact the Clerk by email.

Councillor Colin Humphris (Chairman of Clymping Parish Council)
Tel: 01903 733848


Closing date for receipt of covering letter and CV:

5pm on Thursday 25 March 2021

If you have been selected for an interview you will be contacted

within two weeks of the closing date.

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