High Halstow Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk, who is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. The Council consists of 9 elected councillors and employs 2 street cleaners in addition to the Clerk. The post involves working from home. The Clerk will be employed part-time for 10 hours/week, which will include some evenings and occasional weekends or public holidays. Salary range is £28,822 - £33,437, pro rata and starting salary will be according to experience and qualifications. Candidates will have a good standard of education; be able to write minutes of meetings and reports; be able to handle the Council’s finances; be able to supervise staff and be conversant with Microsoft Word and Excel. He/she will preferably hold the CiLCA or other relevant qualification, although training will be given and CPD is encouraged. The Council is considering undertaking a Neighbourhood Plan. The current Clerk retires in May 2018 and there will be a hand-over period. Closing date for applications 22nd December, with interviews in January and appointment as soon as possible thereafter. To discuss what is involved contact the Clerk, Roxana Brammer on 01474 871269. Please send your CV with a covering letter to the Clerk, High Halstow Parish Council, 53 Capelands, New Ash Green, Kent DA3 8LQ or by email to






Parish Manager and Clerk to the Parish Council.  Full-time 37 hours per week.  NJC pay scale LC2 26 - 34 + pension + benefits. £23,166 - £29,854 depending on qualifications and experience.


Based in the Parish Council’s office in Wye, this post is a great opportunity for a skilled manager, administrator and ‘people person’ with a strong sense of public service, and high standards.

In preparation for the retirement of our highly successful and respected Parish Clerk, the Council is seeking a self-motivated and forward-looking person/s to start early in 2018.

This is an extremely varied and interesting role, with flexible working hours, which presents many opportunities for someone to make a difference. Please email the Parish Clerk for a job pack.

·        Applications close: noon Monday 27th November

·        Interviews: Wednesday 29th / Thursday 30th November 

·        Target start date: January 2018


There will be a handover and tailored induction. Going forward, the successful candidate/s will have the time and support needed to gain a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) in 2018, and other professional development and specialist training.


This post is open to job share and job split arrangements.  2B Briar Close, Bramble Lane, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5HB.    tel. 01233 812459   email









Westgate-on-Sea Town Council is seeking to appoint a Town Clerk/RFO who will take overall responsibility for the Council’s day to day operations whilst helping develop and implement its future growth strategy and associated plans.  As a newly formed Council, Westgate is primarily taking back assets and services from Thanet District Council in order to improve the quality of

life for its residents.

Working from the Council’s new offices in the Town Centre, applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to think and act strategically, have experience of administrative management; an ability to understand local government law and procedure; experience of line management of staff; financial management knowledge; the capacity to successfully represent the Town Council in discussions with external bodies; and competent IT skills.

The Town Council is ideally looking for CiLCA qualified candidates, with consideration given to those already studying towards their qualification.

The position is full time with a starting salary of SCP 35 – 38  dependent on experience.

Email: for a candidate information pack.

Tel: 01843 836182




Located to the west of Faversham with the Swale forming its northern boundary, the Parish of Oare comprises the village of Oare and the hamlet of Uplees. The Parish is home to the church of St. Peter’s and has two pubs, the Three Mariners and the Castle. The area attracts visitors for the Saxon Shore Way and birdwatching at the Oare Marshes Reserve in addition to other recreational activities such as sailing and walking.

The Parish Council is currently recruiting a new Clerk whose principle responsibility will be as the Proper Officer of the Council, duties being aligned with NJC guidelines.  The post is a part-time position which entails approximately 20 hours per month, paid according to the NJC hourly pay scale which starts at £8.71 per hour and goes up to £12.44 per hour dependent on experience. The position is home-based apart from attendance at meetings; Parish Council meetings are held up to 11 times a year on the third Monday of the month.

The successful candidate will have attention to detail and good spoken and written communication skills. In addition, they need to be computer literate in terms of using Word and Excel and responsibilities will include management of Parish finances and website. Local knowledge and experience of local government would be an advantage.

To apply please send your CV to the Chairperson, Charlotte Relf, at or alternatively 67 Church Road, Oare ME13 0QB.   


























































































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