PART TIME ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT/TRAINEE DEPUTY CLERK:  Salary  (SCP 21) £20,138-(SCP26) £23,398 (based on experience and qualifications) pro rata, per annum.


Part Time: 16 Hours per week (some evenings/ occasional weekends).


An exciting part time opportunity has arisen to join Bearsted Parish Council as the Parish Council Administration Assistant/ Trainee Deputy Clerk. You will be responsible for providing administration support to the Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer in all activities associated with the smooth running of the parish council, to make Bearsted the best it can be.


We are looking for someone that is organised and efficient, to support all the administration duties associated with Parish Council meetings, responding to correspondence and enquiries, supporting the running of the parish office and other requirements of parish events and activities. You may be required to work on your own so we are looking for someone that is self motivated and can work with minimal supervision.


You will have contact with the public, Council members and visitors, so we are looking for someone that is personable, welcoming and professional, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of administration skills including use of Microsoft office packages, word and excel. You should also be familiar with social and digital media channels to enhance Bearsted Parish Council’s communication presence.


You may have an NVQ / BTECH in Business Administration, or working towards, however this is not an essential requirement. We welcome applicants that are willing to work towards the CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) qualification.


Bearsted Parish Council is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Sarah Lewis @


To apply and receive further details, please forward your CV and request an application form or download our recruitment pack by emailing

Closing Date; 30th June 2017                                                Interviews planned;  w/c 17th July 2017




 A vacancy has arisen for the post of Clerk to Preston Parish Council.  The post is part time and consists of 6.00 hours per week at a present salary of £8.85 an hour.    Experience of local government and financial processes as well as IT skills would be an advantage.


For further details either contact the present Clerk, Frank Pinnington, 01227 728460 ( or Ollie Chapman, the Chairman, 01227 721162(



The Council is looking to appoint a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to work approximately 30 hours per month paid according to the NJC hourly payscale (this scale commences at £8.71 rising to £11.77 per hour) according to experience.


The position requires good financial, administration, organisational, computer and communication skills and local knowledge would be advantageous.  The Clerk will work from home apart from one evening meeting a month. 


Please send CV to Jacquie Westwood, or Ley Farm Cottage, Snodland Road, Birling, West Malling, Kent ME19 5JF by 31 July 2017.  Telephone enquiries are welcome on 01732 848192.



The Parish Council wishes to appoint a local, part-time (12 hours per week @ £11.41 per hour), home-based Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer.  A committed and well organised person with proficient word processing and computerised accounting (spreadsheet based) skills are a requirement of this position Job Description and Person Specification are available from  or the Chairman, Gordon Bryant, telephone 01843 847454.

Send your CV and supporting letter explaining how you meet the post requirements to by 

5pm Friday 23rd June.
























































































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