Parish Council Office, 1A The High Street, Langton Matravers, Dorset BH19 3EU 01929 425100

Vacancy – Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Langton Matravers Parish Council

Job title: Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Organisation: Langton Matravers Parish Council

Salary Range: SCP 24 – 28

Application deadline: Wednesday 21st June 2023

Provisional Interview date: Thursday 29th June

County: Dorset

Email address:

Phone number: 01929 425100


Langton Matravers Parish Council wish to recruit a Clerk. The position is part time, working 45 hours per month based mainly on home working but with a minimum attendance at the Parish Office.  Attendance at evening meetings will be a requirement.  The Clerk will take overall responsibility for the Parish Council’s day to day business and will keep financial affairs in order.

It would be helpful, but not essential, for candidates to have experience in or an understanding of local government law and procedure.  The successful applicant should be confident in minute-taking, dealing with correspondence and managing financial information.  Good literacy and IT skills are essential.  Candidates will hold, or be willing to work towards, the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). The Council is committed to providing appropriate training to enable the successful candidate to further develop their skills and expertise.

Salary will depend on experience/qualifications.

To find out more about this vacancy please go to the parish web site and for a recruitment information pack and application form please contact the office by phone or email.

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