Job Vacancy - Assistant Parish Clerk - Admin - 15 hrs per week

Job Advert - Asst Parish Clerk Admin - 15hrs per week

Starting Salary LC1 £22,627-£24,491

Pro-rata – 15 hours per week plus contributory pension scheme

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to support the Parish Clerk. You must be flexible and able to adapt to ever changing demands. The job is varied with no two days being the same.

The successful applicant will have good communication, administrative and literacy skills as well as a good IT skill set, as they will be interacting with the public, Councillors, and other organisations in both verbal and written formats. The assistant clerk needs to be organised, flexible and able to show initiative.

The main duties include supporting the day to day activities of the Parish Council and the Wickersley Community Centre. Specific areas of responsibility will include managing the marketing and communications for the Parish Council and Community Centre including production of the Parish newsletter, website, and social media. The postholder will service 2 of the Council committees and provide general administrative support to the Council.

Ideally you should possess good communication skills, some project management and financial experience and the ability to take and prepare minutes of meetings.

Training will be provided to the post-holder, with opportunities for continuing their professional development.

The position will be office based though flexible towards home working during the current Covid situation, however some visits to the Community Centre will be required following Covid safety procedures.

There is the possibility to combine both assistant clerks' positions, Finance and Admin creating a 20 hour position if a candidate has the required skills base. Please state this clearly on your covering letter, if this is your preference

The Job Description and application form are available on the website Applications are invited by completing the application form with a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying for the position and what you could offer the Council. These should be sent to the Parish Clerk, Ms Carol Lavell at

Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss the post or seek additional information by emailing the Clerk and requesting a call back.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on 2nd December 2020

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 13:52 by Parish Admin

Tags: Assistant Parish Clerk Admin, Job Advert