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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.




 Clerk to the Parish Council/Responsible Officer


At Purley on Thames Parish Council:

Salary Range NJC spinal column points 18-22 depending on experience plus Local Government pension scheme.

24 hours per week equates to an annual salary of £15,971-£17,071. Evening meeting attendance is required approximately 20 times per year.

Purley on Thames Parish Council is seeking to recruit a Parish Clerk. Ideally, you will be a qualified Parish Clerk or have experience of working in a Local Council or similar and be willing, if necessary, to obtain the CiLCA qualification. Managing a part-time team of two you will deliver the Council’s services, facilities and finances.

You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and community-focused with a “hands on” style and sound administrative, inter-personal, finance and IT skills in order to work successfully with councillors, external organisations, stakeholders and the community.

Purley is a vibrant community. The Parish Council is active and forward-looking, effective and well-liked by the community it serves.

For a full recruitment pack and application form, please contact

Christine Lamb, the present Clerk:

Phone: 0118 984 4507

Or e-mail:

Closing date for applications is Monday 28th October 2019

Whitchurch on Thames - Parish Clerk Vacancy

Location: Work from home except for monthly Council meetings, the second Thursday of each month and periodic visits to the village as required including Village Hall and new Pavilion team meetings.

Hours: 8 hours per week, average of 35 hrs per month.

Salary is expected to be in the region of £300 to £500 per month, depending on previous experience, plus expenses.

The Parish Council seeks to employ a home-based, part-time parish clerk. The successful applicant will have to organise monthly parish council meetings, support parish councillors and maintain accounts including those of the village hall and new pavilion teams. A full list of responsibilities is available on request.


- Previous Clerk experience preferred - Strong administrative skills
- Experience with financial packages - Proficient with MS Word and Excel.

- Knowledge of and passion for parish council related local issues.

- Strong interpersonal skills to work with the team of councillors, stakeholders in the village, as well as representatives from the Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and South Oxfordshire District Council.

How to apply Please email your CV and a covering letter to the Chair, Cllr. Jim Donahue,

 Closing date for applications is 31st October 2019 

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