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Next Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 22nd September 2022, 7:00pm, St Mary’s Church

Job Vacancy : Parish Clerk & RFO

The Clerk/RFO is the Proper Officer to the Parish Council and will have overall responsibility for all administrative and financial requirements in relation to Parish Council business.

This will include preparing Agendas, Minute taking, writing reports, dealing with all correspondence, liaising with the general public, the District and County Councils, and ensuring that all legal requirements are met within the prescribed time limits.

They will control and deliver all statutory obligations of the Council, including its financial and audit responsibilities.

This will include book-keeping, preparing and managing budgets as well as managing the PC Website.

Requirements: The successful applicant will be a highly motivated and forward-thinking individual with a flexible and creative approach, who will promote the interests of the community by forging strong local partnerships. They will be an excellent communicator with a positive can-do attitude.

The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education and a high level of literacy and numeracy.  Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable.

Working arrangement: This is a permanent position for 6-8 hours per month working from home.  Attendance at Parish Council Meetings, which are usually held on a weekday evening every other month, is required. 

The Salary is on the Local Government LC2 (7 – 12) pay scale £10.63-£11.73 per hour, dependent on experience.


To apply please email your CV and covering letter stating why you would be suitable for the role to clerk@mappletonpc@gmail.com by Wednesday 31st August 2022.

For more information please contact: the Clerk, Fiona Raistrick, on clerk.mappletonpc@gmail.com / 01335 300 102 and look at our website: