Parish Clerk Vacancy

Lamesley Parish Council

Parish Clerk Vacancy


Per Calendar Month) which is in line with the SLCC “clerks working hours survey”.  The hourly rate will increase in April 2023 in line with local authority pay rises. 

Lamesley Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Parish Council and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).

This is a part time opportunity to work with, and support, the local Parish Council at

Lamesley with the flexibility to work from home. Equipment will be provided.

The Parish Clerk will support the Council with a focus on preparing for and attending the regular monthly meetings, providing guidance to the Council at the meeting and following up on matters arising.

Key tasks include, but are not limited to:

Acting as an advisor to the Council and ensure the Parish Council follows sound

Governance practices’

Preparation of agenda and minute taking at meetings

Following up on agenda items and actions from meetings

Management of accounts, including maintaining financial records, banking reconciliation, HMRC Payroll, VAT returns and preparation of budgets for the Council

Preparation of the Annual Governance /Audit and Accountability Return

Management of the Parish Council’s website and its ongoing administration.

Essential criteria:

Hold ILCA qualification or willingness to obtain this. 

Excellent administration and communication skills

Good organisational skills

Experience in preparing agenda and minutes of meetings

Experience in financial accounting/budgeting

Experience in use of IT including email, word processing, spreadsheets, internet and WEB sites

Desirable criteria:

Previous experience as a Parish Clerk

If this sounds like the opportunity for you please email your CV, references and covering letter to or

Chair of The Council  Mrs Jackie Callaghan

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2023 with interviews to be held by the next Parish Council meeting on Monday 13th March 2023.

The successful applicant must be able to take up the post by the end of March 2023.