Purley On Thames Parish Council - Clerk to the Parish Council/Responsible Officer

Purley on Thames Parish Council: Clerk to the Parish Council/Responsible Officer

37 hours per week

Salary Range NJC spinal column points 34-39 depending on experience and qualifications plus Local Government pension scheme.

Annual salary of £37,890 to £42,821   


Purley on Thames Parish Council is seeking to recruit a full time, qualified Parish Clerk.  Managing a part-time team of two, the Clerk will ensure the delivery of the Council’s services and facilities.  The Parish Council values its Clerk as an integral part of the leadership team.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, flexible and community-focused.  They should have a “hands on” style and sound interpersonal, administrative, financial and IT skills.

The Clerk is normally based in the Parish Council Office with some hours of home working negotiable.  During the Covid-19 crisis we would expect the Clerk to work from home with time in the office as appropriate.  Attendance is required at up to 20 evening meetings per year (currently held virtually).

Purley on Thames, with an electoral roll of 3,600, is a vibrant West Berkshire community sited between an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Reading.  The Parish Council is active and forward-looking, managing a range of facilities that are valued by local people.

Closing date details:

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2021

Contact person:

For a full recruitment pack and application form, please contact Sue Briscoe, Chair of the Parish Council:

Phone:  0118 9456085

Or e-mail:



Job title: Deputy Clerk & Operations Manager

Organisation: Whitehill Town Council

Hours: Permanent - 37 Hours

Salary: Starting salary of SCP 25 (£29,577 to SCP 26 £30,451)

Pension: Local Government Pension Scheme

Application deadline: 31st January 2021

Email address: and

Phone number: 01420 473123

Summary: The Deputy Town Clerk & Operations Manager of the Council assists the Town Clerk & General Manager in ensuring that all instructions of the Council in connection with its functions are carried out and within approved budgets. The Deputy Town Clerk is expected to assist the Town Clerk and Council on overall policies to be followed in respect of the authorities activities and in particular to produce information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.

Closing date details:

The deadline date is 31st January 2021 and interviews will be held during February.

Contact person:

To obtain the Candidate Information pack, please go to Whitehill Town Council’s website to our vacancy page:



Binsted Parish Council - Vacancy for a Parish Clerk

Binsted Parish Council - Vacancy for a Parish Clerk (due to retirement)

Binsted is a very rural Parish set within two local authorities- EHDC and SDNP. It has two pubs, two churches and two schools.

Role and Responsibilities

The role is, 25 hours per week, to include 2/3 evening meetings per month, normally office based. The ability to work some of the time on your own.

Range of salary (National Local Government scale) will depend on experience and qualifications.

The Clerk will take overall responsibility for the Council’s day to day business. It would be helpful, but not essential for the candidates to have an understanding of local government law and practice.

The role is supported by a part time RFO/ deputy Clerk

Key requirements of the successful candidate

Essential: Proven organisational, administrative, communication and IT skills.

Desirable: Previous local government experience, understanding of local government law and practice, and ability to update website

Closing date details:

Closing date details: January 18th 2021

Interviews will be held late January 2021

Contact person:

For initial queries please contact the Clerk at

Please send CV and covering letter to the