Has a vacancy for an Assistant Parish Clerk to work in their busy Parish Office. This is a part time position, 18 hours per week (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9-3 each day) Salary £10,680 p.a. SCP 24.  Working in a small team you will need to be flexible with strong multi-tasking skills. You will need to be competent in a range of practical and organisational skills to support The Clerk/ Responsible Finance Officer and the work of the Council. Experience with office systems, IT and computerised bookkeeping /payroll software are essential. You will also need to have the people skills to work with elected Councillors, residents and others from public and private sector bodies.


Minster is an active authority and apart from the normal activities of a Parish Council it also undertakes agency services as part of an agreement with Thanet District Council. The operations include:- the management of the Cemetery, Pavilion, Recreation Grounds, Environmental Services, public open spaces , verges and other services.


Please contact Kyla Lamb for a job description and person specification at or 01843 821339. Should you wish to apply for the position please send your CV with a covering letter to Kyla Lamb, The Clerk, 4a Monkton Road, Minster, Nr. Ramsgate, Kent CT12 4EA. The Closing date for applications is Monday 14th August 2017.




ASSISTANT TOWN CLERK/ MAYOR’S SECRETARY.  Opportunity to join a small local government team delivering on a dynamic and exciting regeneration programme.  Maternity leave cover for 10 months from mid-August 2017 at Guildhall, Sandwich.    At £1,613.40 per month plus a £1,500.00 retention bonus upon completion of contract (equivalent to £19,238 per annum).  Dependent on experience and skills.    Applicants must have: a proven experience in administration including minuting of meetings, report writing, customer-services and IT skills.   Knowledge of local government would be useful but not essential as training will be given.    Application form (no CV’s) available from The Town Clerk’s Office, Guildhall, Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AH.  Tel 01304 617197.   E mail:

Closing date: 9am 17th July 2017



Kings Hill Parish Council is looking to employ a Clerk and Proper Officer. The overall responsibilities are:

The Clerk to the Council will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer. The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority's activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions. The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required. The Clerk will be the Responsible Financial Officer and responsible for all financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.

Some commercial experience would be an advantage.  The hours will be between 25 and 37 and can be discussed at interview, salary negotiable. Applicants should have, as a minimum the CiLCA qualification.


If you would like further details; or to request an application form, please phone 01732 870382 or email using the address below.   Please send a letter of application along with a completed application form to:


Kings Hill Parish Council either by post at Kings Hill Parish Council, 70 Gibson Drive, Kings Hill West Malling Kent ME19 4DG  or by email at



Ospringe Parish Council is looking for a new clerk to work approximately 20 hrs per month, paid according to the NJC hourly pay scales (this scale commences at £8.71 per hour and goes up to £12.44 per hour according to experience).


We are seeking a friendly individual who is well organised and has the requisite secretarial and computing skills, including Excel for parish accounts.  The clerk will work from home apart from attendance at meetings which are generally held 11 times a year on the first or second Wednesday of the month.  We hope our new clerk will be able to start work with us in July but we will wait for a suitable candidate if necessary.


If you are interested or know of someone suitable then please contact our Chairman Mr Andrew Keel, email, phone 07892 884025.








PART TIME ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT/TRAINEE DEPUTY CLERK:  Salary  (SCP 21) £20,138-(SCP26) £23,398 (based on experience and qualifications) pro rata, per annum.


Part Time: 16 Hours per week (some evenings/ occasional weekends).


An exciting part time opportunity has arisen to join Bearsted Parish Council as the Parish Council Administration Assistant/ Trainee Deputy Clerk. You will be responsible for providing administration support to the Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer in all activities associated with the smooth running of the parish council, to make Bearsted the best it can be.


We are looking for someone that is organised and efficient, to support all the administration duties associated with Parish Council meetings, responding to correspondence and enquiries, supporting the running of the parish office and other requirements of parish events and activities. You may be required to work on your own so we are looking for someone that is self motivated and can work with minimal supervision.


You will have contact with the public, Council members and visitors, so we are looking for someone that is personable, welcoming and professional, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of administration skills including use of Microsoft office packages, word and excel. You should also be familiar with social and digital media channels to enhance Bearsted Parish Council’s communication presence.


You may have an NVQ / BTECH in Business Administration, or working towards, however this is not an essential requirement. We welcome applicants that are willing to work towards the CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) qualification.


Bearsted Parish Council is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Sarah Lewis @


To apply and receive further details, please forward your CV and request an application form or download our recruitment pack by emailing

Closing Date; 30th June 2017                                                Interviews planned;  w/c 17th July 2017




 A vacancy has arisen for the post of Clerk to Preston Parish Council.  The post is part time and consists of 6.00 hours per week at a present salary of £8.85 an hour.    Experience of local government and financial processes as well as IT skills would be an advantage.


For further details either contact the present Clerk, Frank Pinnington, 01227 728460 ( or Ollie Chapman, the Chairman, 01227 721162(



The Council is looking to appoint a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to work approximately 30 hours per month paid according to the NJC hourly payscale (this scale commences at £8.71 rising to £11.77 per hour) according to experience.


The position requires good financial, administration, organisational, computer and communication skills and local knowledge would be advantageous.  The Clerk will work from home apart from one evening meeting a month. 


Please send CV to Jacquie Westwood, or Ley Farm Cottage, Snodland Road, Birling, West Malling, Kent ME19 5JF by 31 July 2017.  Telephone enquiries are welcome on 01732 848192.



























































































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