Parish Clerk Vacancy for Allerston and Wilton Parish Council

Parish Clerk Vacancy for Allerston and Wilton Parish Council



Allerston and Wilton Parish Council – Ryedale District

Vacancy for Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer


Allerston and Wilton Parish Council is an active Council that seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.


The post is part time, 20 hours per month. Working mainly from home, the hours of work are flexible except for attendance at meetings.


Salary in accordance with National Joint Council recommendations; pay scale LC1, above the substantive range due to additional duties so points 13 to 17, dependent upon qualifications and experience.


Must be IT literate, able to use the Microsoft Office suite and computer equipment is supplied. Must be able to store Council equipment and files at your home address and be available to attend Council meetings - 6 regular meeting per year, with occasional additional meetings (e.g. planning) as required.


Duties will include: acting as advisor to the council which involves learning the relevant parish legislation, preparation of the agendas, minute taking, compilation of correspondence, filing and accounts in addition to being the Responsible Financial Officer to the council. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for the management and administration of the following functions that are exercised by the Council such as village mowing, the Community Water supply and other projects as they develop.


Prior relevant experience is an advantage but training in all aspects of local government administration, leading to the Certificate in Local Council Administration qualification will be provided.


The application form, job specification and personal specification are available from the link below:


Closing date for applications: 6th December 2020