Parish Council Clerk Vacancy (July 2023)
21 July 2023

Ashill Parish Council is looking to appoint a new Clerk and RFO. The role is home-based, part-time, permanent role (subject to a 3-month probation period), for 12 hours per calendar month. Attendance will be required at 6 evening meetings (held in Ashill Village Hall) per year. The successful candidate will be required to produce and publish formal agendas and minutes for the bi-monthly meetings, organise any additional meetings, handle correspondence and planning applications, advise the Council on policy issues and carry out tasks as determined by the Council. The Clerk will be the contact (email, post and telephone) for all Parish Council matters. As RFO the clerk is also responsible for all aspects of financial administration of the Council. Previous experience or qualification is preferable but not essential as training can be provided. Competence with Microsoft word and excel are essential for this role.Hourly rate will be from £11.21 to £12.50 per hour, in line with the national joint council (NJC) recommended salary scales, commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more details please see the attached job avert and role and responsibilities.

Written applications are requested by 1st September 2023, with interviews taking place the following the Parish Council meeting on 4th September 2023.Your CV and covering letter setting out your suitability for the job should be sent by email to the current Clerk, Clare Ball – The successful candidate can take up post as soon as available after interview. Handover from the exiting Clerk will be provided.

For further information, please contact the Parish Chairman Phil Varney on