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Could you be our next Clerk? We have a vacancy.


Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Aldingbourne Paris Council is seeking a qualified Clerk to the Council/RFO to help us deliver for our community.  Aldingbourne is a small rural parish with a population of 3850.  

The role is to provide admin support to the Councillors, liaising with residents, District Council and other interested parties to ensure the instructions of the Council are carried out.  The role will also be required to ensure the Council operates within statutory guidelines. As Responsible Finance Officer you will manage the administration of the Parish Council’s finances and financial records including liaising with the independent auditors.

You should be CILCA qualified and ideally with experience.  Have strong communication skills with the ability to understand and interpret local government law.  Financial accounting experience is also desirable along with working on own initiative.  Flexibility on hours is required as although the hours are an average of 15 per week this may fluctuate depending on the needs of the Council.  Attendance at evening meetings is essential

Part-time hours: 15 per week

Application deadline: 17th May 2021

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £25 per hour increasing to £28 in line with Local Government Pay scales

Follow the links to the Job Description and Person Specification and send your CV and covering letter to  who is acting on behalf of Aldingbourne Parish Council