Salary: Scale SCP 18 – 28 depending on experience, a home working package will also be applicable.

30 hours per month, pro rata

The Parish Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Clerk to fully service the needs of the Parish Council.

The Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and the Responsible Financial Officer.  The successful candidate will be required to carry out the lawful instructions of the Council, to advise the Council, to assist in policy formulation and prepare all the information required in respect of the Council’s activities.  In addition, as Responsible Financial Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the effective management of resources, all financial records and for financial management.

The ideal applicant should:

  • have previous local council or government experience and hold or be prepared to work towards obtaining the Certificate in Local Council Administration
  • have good literacy, numeracy, IT software, word processing and communications skills
  • have a flexible approach to working hours including the availability for evening meetings
  • be prepared to work from home.

For a job description and further details, please contact the current post holder: Mrs Maxine Warr, 30 Fieldway Crescent, Northwood Cowes PO31 8AJ –

Applications should be returned to the above address by 1st December 21

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