Parish Clerk Vacancy


Salary: £25,481.00 subject to experience and qualifications, plus Local Government Pension Scheme
Weekly hours: 37 Hours
Hours of work: 9am – 5pm

Bar Hill Parish Council is seeking to appoint an innovative, forward thinking and proactive Parish Clerk to support the Council’s operations.

The Parish Clerk will have responsibility for ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out and will work actively with elected members to help develop existing services. Where possible, environmentally, the Parish Council will consider innovative ideas and sustainable initiatives. The Parish Clerk will be expected to have a significant role in maintaining the Parish Council’s standards and aims. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the Council is up to date with policies, training, privacy and data protection compliance.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have relevant experience: a track record of service achievement and innovation, commitment to public service, be motivated, community focused, and possess sound managerial, communication and organisational skills.

Candidates should have a knowledge of local government law and procedures.

A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification would be desirable. Alternatively, a suitably experienced candidate could undertake to gain this qualification while in post.

 Attendance at evening meetings and events will be required. Bar Hill Parish Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 Holiday entitlement: 22 days increasing to 25 days after 5 years of continuous service, plus 2 extra statutory days plus 8 public holidays. 

Place of work: Bar Hill Parish Council Office – Flexible working is an option. 

Closing Date: 5pm on the 13th December 2021
If you have not heard within 21 days of submitting your application for this vacancy you should assume that you have not been shortlisted. 

We will hold your application for a period of 6 months, after this your CV will be destroyed. Please note you will be required to show documentary proof of any qualifications you may claim to hold if you are offered an interview. 

 Completed application forms should be received before 5.00 pm on 13th December 2021 via email to: