Tunstall Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Clerk, who is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council. Salary according to experience in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government services salary scales.   Hours average 5 per week.  


Duties for this home-based appointment include attending a minimum of 12 monthly evening Parish Council Meetings per year; preparing the agendas; taking minutes and giving procedural advice; carrying out the Council’s administrative tasks; keeping financial records; preparing accounts and the annual budget and preparing records for audit purposes; dealing with general enquiries and correspondence; updating and co-ordinating the Parish Council website.  A laptop and filing cabinet are provided.  


The ideal candidate will be organised, flexible, able to work on their own initiative and have good interpersonal skills. Candidates will have a good standard of education and will preferably hold the CiLCA or other relevant qualification, although training will be given and CPD encouraged.


Applicants should forward their CV, with a covering letter explaining their suitability for the role to the Clerk Mrs Wendy Licence.   A copy of the Job Description is available on the website or by email from the Clerk on









Initially 10 hours per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays with additional hours for training and evening meetings (approximately two meetings per month) 


Salary: LC1 (points 26-34) depending on experience (£6323.79-£8149.46 per annum) 

Parish Council Office, Crockenhill Village Hall, Stone Cross Road, Crockenhill, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8LT 


Crockenhill Parish Council is offering a new opportunity for a job share with the present Clerk. The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a forward-thinking Assistant Clerk who can manage Parish Council activities and statutory requirements, support the Councillors and promote the interests of the Parish. 


The Assistant Clerk will work alongside the current Parish Clerk in managing the day to day business of the Councilproviding professional support and guidance in respect of all aspects of the Parish Councils responsibilities and to support the Parish Clerk in their role as Responsible Financial Officer. 


The ideal candidate must be a good communicator, with a professional attitude, who can demonstrate strong IT, organisational, administrative and financial skills alongside good business acumen. The post of Assistant Parish Clerk will be varied and challenging, flexibility is key. Duties will include being a point of contact for the public and other agencies at the Crockenhill Parish Office, assisting during emergency out of hours situations, clerking our monthly evening meetingsoccasional planning meetings, the Annual Parish Meeting and all urgent meetings. 

To apply please complete the job skills checklist:  Assistant Clerks Specification for Applicants.pdf  and send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to the Parish Council Office or by email subject: ‘Assistant Parish Clerk position for Councillors attention’ to  before Monday 9th April 2018 23:59.  Job Description 1.pdf










Herne & Broomfield Parish Council is looking for a qualified parish clerk to work with the current clerk who is taking flexible retirement. The position will be full time, working from the parish council office in Herne and will include some evenings and occasional weekends.


The applicant should be suitably qualified; Cert HE Local Policy (Certificate in Higher Education in Local Policy) CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) level 3 or 4, ensuring they have the necessary qualifications to manage the administrative, legal and financial work of the Council and to assist in the delivery of the Council’s objectives.


The Parish Council welcomes all suitable applicants, however, applicants who demonstrate an interest in the local community and in upholding the positive reputation of the Council, would be considered advantageous.


Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills; flexibility and a flair for leadership. Experience and knowledge of working with local government procedures is essential.


The Parish Council is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity, within its workforce.


For a suitably qualified and experienced clerk the starting salary will be SCP 33 – 35, reviewable when reaching the top scale.


The current pension scheme is with the Local Government, through Kent County Council.


There would be a trial period of 3 months, provided this proves satisfactory, a contract between the two parties will be signed.

The proposed starting date for the trial period is expected to be 1st May 2018.


The parish Council is very active and consists of 13 councillors, and they encourage staff to attend training and seminars to ensure Continued Professional Development.


Please contact the clerk for Job Description and Person Specification, Application Form and any queries.

Please contact Monica Blyth 01227 742700 or email






Stone Parish Council currently have two vacancies for a RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER/ASSISTANT CLERK and COUNCIL ADMINISTRATOR.  Please click on the link here to get further information:









































































































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