Chieveley Parish Council require a Parish Clerk/RFO

Chieveley Parish Council is seeking an innovative forward-thinking and proactive Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) to work with a committed and professional Parish Council body to serve the residents and businesses of the Parish.  As Clerk and RFO you will be responsible for all aspects of the Parish Council business including meetings, policy reviews and development, project management, risk management and budgetary controls and all governance requirements.

It would be an advantage to have a sound knowledge of local government and procedures as well as CiLCA or “Working with Your Council” qualifications although training would be available to the right candidate.  The Clerk is the first point of contact with the public and other bodies, therefore excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy essential. The successful candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and have good organisational skills.  Financial experience, computer literacy in Word and Excel, electronic banking and confidence in using email and internet preferred.  The role is currently home based. Start Salary NJC SCP 7 £19,554 pro rota (£10.16 per hour) 16 hours per week.  Attendance at evening meetings will be required, for which time off in lieu will be granted.  The Parish Council evening meetings are currently on the 2nd Tuesday of each month with additional ad hoc meetings as the business requires.

Closing date details:

Closing date for applications:   Wednesday 8 January 2020.

Interview date:  Friday 17th January 2020

Contact person:

If you would like further information please contact Tracy on 01635 247507 or by email at   A detailed job description will be sent upon request.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Tracy Snook, Chieveley Parish Clerk, 16 Middle Farm Close, Chieveley, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8RJ

Temporary Administration Officer

Bramshott and Liphook Parish Council is seeking an Administration Officer to provide support to the Neighbourhood Development Plan.

The role is flexible and allows for working from home, however the successful applicant will need to attend evening meetings once or twice a month.

The role attracts a salary of £12 per hour for an average of 10 hours a week.

This is a temporary position for a period of 6 months with the possibility to extend by mutual agreement.

Start date as soon as possible.

Closing date details:

Closing date Friday 20th December 2019.

Contact person:

For an application pack please visit or telephone 01428 722988.


Vacancy for Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer Damerham Parish Council is seeking a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. The clerk is the only employee of the council and works largely under his or her own initiative. Responsibilities include the preparation of agendas, taking the minutes at parish council meetings held every 2 months, organising and communicating correspondence, writing minutes, liaising with other organisations and residents, updating the website and notice board and writing articles for local newsletter. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer, responsible for paying invoices, budgeting, accounting and preparation for the annual audit. The successful candidate will be a good communicator (written and orally), numerate, computer literate, work well on own initiative and community minded. This position will require up to 20 hours per month (average 4 or 5 a week) including attendance at up to 10 evening meetings per year. Remuneration is based upon the 2019-20 NALC recommended pay scales for part-time Clerks (SCP 13-17 depending on experience) – between £10-14 an hour dependent on experience. There is also a working from home allowance based upon HMRC guidelines. A dedicated laptop is provided, as well as training by Hampshire Association of Local Councils.

Closing date details:

Short listing will take place by 5th January 2020 with interviews taking place soon after.

Contact person:

Please contact Natasha Mackenzie for a copy of the job description, if you have any questions or require more information. CVs and a covering letter must be submitted to Natasha Mackenzie by email to by 20 December. 

Worldham Parish Council


Worldham Parish Council are seeking a Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer who will be responsible for the day to day administration of the Council.

Worldham is a small parish, just outside Alton, consisting of 3 hamlets with just over 300 residents. The Parish Council has 6 councillors and one evening meeting per month.  

This is an interesting and varied position which will have a positive impact on the community.

The Council seek either an experience Clerk/RFO or would welcome applicants with proven organisational and administration skills, computer literacy and have knowledge of financial administration.

The role is working from home for up to 10 hours per week, worked flexibly, including attendance at one evening meeting per month.

Salary will be dependent on skills and experience but will also include an allowance for home working.

Closing date details:

Closing date for applications is: Friday 13 December 2019.

Contact person:

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role or require an application pack please apply to the Clerk on 07736 682182 or email

Braishfield Parish Council - Parish Clerk Vacancy

Applications are invited for the role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, the sole employee. Working from home, hours average 8 hours per week, which requires attendance at some evening meetings. The Clerk’s role is essentially one of facilitating the business of the Parish Council and is wide ranging in its activities. Applicants will be able to demonstrate excellent administrative, financial and communication skills, have good IT knowledge, be well versed in Word and Excel. Ideally, candidates should be willing to undertake the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification if they do not already hold it. The salary range is from the national salary point SCP 7 (£4,226 p.a. for 8 hours) with more available depending upon experience and qualifications. The start date is as soon as possible to provide a period of overlap with the current temporary postholder, but this is flexible.

Closing date details:

7th December 2019

Contact person:

For more details (job description & person specification) and to apply in writing email the Chairman of the Council, Jane Bennett, or tel: 01794 368109