VACANCY: Parish Clerk for Mary Tavy Parish Council



invite applications for the post of Part-time Parish Clerk

The Parish Clerk role is an interesting and varied post, working mainly from home, supporting an active, vibrant, community-focused parish council. An effective Clerk is recognized as an essential element of a successful council.

The Clerk’s duties will include preparation of the agenda and taking minutes for our monthly council meetings, general administration, correspondence and financial accounts. Candidates will be required to undertake bookkeeping and preparation of annual accounts and returns, acting as the Responsible Financial Officer to the council. The Clerk will also act as Cemetery Clerk.

Good literacy, numeracy and IT skills are a must.

Salary offered is at NALC rates up to LC2 Substantive Benchmark Range, according to experience. The role is expected to require 30 to 35 hours per month.

Successful candidates should hold a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA) or to be prepared, at the council’s expense, to work towards this qualification. Full training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.

Full details of the role can be found on the parish website:

Applications with CV via email to:

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th June 2019

If you have further queries or would like a general discussion about the post, please contact Angela Wright on telephone: 01822 810900. Please follow up with a phone call if your email has not been acknowledged within 48 hours.