Parish & Town Council Vacancies

Advertising vacancies is free to DAPTC member councils. Non-member councils are welcome to advertise at a cost of £50.00 per vacancy. Adverts are displayed for one calendar month, unless otherwise stipulated in the advert.

Please email vacancy advertisements to daptc@dorsetcc.gov.uk

HIGHCLIFFE & WALKFORD PARISH COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR ASSISTANT CLERK

Assistant Parish Clerk - Working either from home or from the Highcliffe office, the successful applicant will be expected to work approximately 10 hours per week on days and times suited to themselves and the needs of the post. They will work to the direction of the Parish Clerk and their duties will be both financial and clerical.

Previous knowledge of office routines, whilst not essential, would be an advantage.

Some knowledge of Local Government would be an advantage however training will be provided.

Starting salary £400 per month.

Send CV to the clerk at Trish.Jamieson@highcliffewalkford-pc.gov.uk


Closing date - Wednesday 30th June 2021.


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STALBRIDGE TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR ASSISTANCT TOWN CLERK

Assistant Town Clerk - 10 hours per week.  Some flexibility required to cover holiday and occasional evening meetings. Good admin, IT and communication skills essential.

Knowledge of Local Government would be an advantage however training will be provided. 

Starting NALC scale LC1 SCP 7/12 depending on experience.

Send CV to  clerk@stalbridgetowncouncil.gov.uk

Closing date - Friday 25th June 2021.


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YETMINSTER & RYME INTRINSECA  PARISH COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

We are a busy Parish Council with a population of around 1100 and a Precept of £19,500 situated approximately 4 miles from Sherborne.  Our existing Parish Clerk has decided to move to pastures new and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on this important role.  

The functions of the Clerk are set out in the job description, and they include: 

  • Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer
  • Manage all financial matters, prepare budgets and end of year accounts
  • Prepare for, and attendance at the evening parish council meetings, currently 10 a year
  • Produce and circulation of Agendas and Minutes
  • Preparation for and attendance at additional meetings, around 4 times a year
  • Overseeing the grounds maintenance contract and managing the Hamcrate Allotments
  • Manage all correspondence and electronic communications

Terms and Conditions include:

  • Contract based on the NALC model
  • Home based flexible working
  • 32 Hours per month
  • Salary to be set within the SP18/22 range
  • Reporting to the Chair of the Parish Council

Expressions of Interest:

For more information and a full job description, please contact the acting Parish Clerk at yetminster@dorset-aptc.gov.uk

Please submit a letter of application and CV by Friday 21st June 2021.

Date for interview to be set once expressions have been received.

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LONG BREDY & KINGSTON RUSSELL  PARISH COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

We are a small Group Parish Council with a population of around 250 and a Precept of £4500 situated in the Bride Valley. A vacancy for Parish Clerk has arisen and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on this part time role. There is some flexibility around the start date, and this would be subject to negotiation between the successful candidate and the Parish Council.

The duties of the Clerk are set out in the job description, and they include:

  • Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer
  • Manage all financial matters, prepare budgets and end of year accounts
  • Prepare for and attend the evening parish council meetings, currently 6 a year
  • Produce and circulate minutes
  • Prepare for and attend ad hoc meetings, around 3 or 4 a year
  • Oversee the maintenance and upkeep of the village playing field
  • Manage all correspondence and electronic communications

Terms and Conditions include:

  • Contract based on the NALC model
  • Home based flexible working
  • 25 Hours per month
  • Salary to be set withing the LC1 range
  • Reporting to the Chair of the Parish Council

Expressions of Interest

Please submit an expression of interest to The Clerk, Steve Evans at krlb@dorset-aptc.gov.uk The current Clerk is available to discuss in more detail the extent and remit of the role and can provide a copy of the job description.

Date for interview to be set once expressions have been received.

Closing date for expressions of interest is 18th June 2021.