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Parish/Town Council Vacancies - Berkshire

If you are a Parish/Town Council looking for a clerk or a clerk looking for a Parish Council please get in touch so we can assist you in your search.



Earley Town Council - Deputy Town Clerk

Salary Scale: SPC 36 – 40 per annum (£38,813 - £42,683) (depending upon experience and qualifications) plus Local Government Pension Scheme

The Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Deputy Town Clerk to support the Town Clerk and the Council’s operations. The Deputy Town Clerk will have shared responsibility for ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out and to work actively with elected members to help develop existing services.

The Council is facing a number of changes to ensure it is more forward and outward looking. A restructuring plan is in place and the Deputy Town Clerk will be expected to have a significant role in implementing the plan and its impact on operations and staffing. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the Council is up to date with policies, staff performance assessments, 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 sound knowledge of local government law and procedures. A Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification is highly desirable, or candidates should be willing to work towards the qualification.

Attendance at evening meetings will be required, for which time off in lieu will be granted.

Closing date for the receipt of applications:

Friday 19th July 2019 at 12 noon.

Interviews: week commencing Monday 29th July 2019

The application pack is available on our website at For an informal discussion about the post contact Jo Friend, Town Clerk, at Earley Town Council, Council Offices, Radstock Lane, Earley, Reading RG6 5UL,

Telephone: 0118 9868995 or email:

Earley Town Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Greenham Parish Council - Deputy Clerk

SCP 23-30 - £22,462- £27,905 p.a. (pro-rata) depending on skills and experience

Circa 12 hours per week.

Flexible working pattern to be agreed.

Greenham Parish Council in West Berkshire needs a driven, motivated and high performing individual to take on the role of Deputy Clerk to the Council.

Applicants need to be able to demonstrate good communication and administration skills, previous experience of working in Local Government is desirable but not essential, including formal Committee work (e.g. agenda preparation, minute taking).

Applicants must have strong communication skills with the ability to maintain relations with the public and key external bodies and have a willingness to identify and pursue ongoing personal development opportunities.

The job is office based and the Deputy Clerk would report to the Clerk/RFO

For further information on this role, please write to the Clerk,

Greenham Parish Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5:00 p.m. Monday 22nd July 2019.



Berkshire Unitary Councils

 West Berkshire 

 Council Offices

Market Street


RG14 5LD

Telephone: 01635 551111

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Bracknell Forest Borough Council

Time Square

Market Street


RG12 1JD

Telephone: 01344 352000

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Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council

Town Hall

Saint Ives Road



Telephone: 01628 683800 

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Wokingham Borough Council 

Shute End


RG40 1BN

Telephone: 0118 974 6000

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Slough Borough Council 

Landmark Place

High Street


SL1 1JL 

Telephone: 01753 475111

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