Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

West Hallam Parish Council

Appointment of Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Following the resignation of its current Clerk, West Hallam Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. This is a part time post (currently 40 hours per month, though could be negotiable) working mainly from home. 

Attendance at some evening meetings is required.

The salary is expected to be within Local Council Scales LC2 scale (Spinal Column Points 18-23 pro-rata) depending upon experience – approximately £12.64 -£14.03 per hour - plus an allowance (currently £17.33 per month) for use of home as an office. A laptop will be provided and a ‘mobile phone allowance will be made.

The Council comprises nine Parish Councillors and the Parish Council meets monthly throughout the year, normally on the second Monday of each month, with no meeting taking place in August.  The Council may be prepared to change its meeting day for the right candidate.

The Council is ideally looking for someone with previous experience in this kind of role, with drive and enthusiasm and a real interest in serving and being involved in the local community.  Add to this good administration, IT and communication skills and you could be the person we’re looking for.

The Parish Council would support a suitable candidate in meeting necessary training requirements. Ideally, the candidate will be CiLCA qualified or willing to work towards this qualification once in post.

To request an application/information pack please contact the Clerk by email:  or download from the links opposite.

If you have any questions about the role you may contact the Clerk by email: or Tel: 07986 740189. Alternatively you can email the Chairman of the Parish Council, Councillor Mrs Carol Hart, at .

Closing date: Applications deadline is midnight on Thursday 28 November 2019. Interviews will be held in week commencing 9 December with a view to appoint Clerk & RFO starting on 1st January 2020.  


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