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Lower Slaughter PC (Cotswolds)

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    This role does not include Responsible Financial Officer

    The council has 5 councillors. The position will include attending Parish Council meetings (typically two meetings every two months), taking and writing up Parish Council minutes, writing letters when requested, updating the Parish Council website and advising the Parish Council in respect of the performance of its statutory duties.

    Training is available for all aspects of the clerk's role.

    The role will also include liaising with the district and county services when required.

    The position is home based apart from attendance at the meetings noted above which are held in Lower Slaughter. A laptop will be provided solely for council use along with other necessary equipment.

    Salary will be negotiable but within the National Association of Local Councils 2019 scale range.

    The actual hours are variable but expected to be approximately three to five hours per week which includes meetings. A sum of £4 per week is payable for the cost of an office/safe storage area for council documentation. Use of your own car is essential for which an allowance of 45p per mile is payable.

    The council are looking for a proactive team player to work with a supportive and friendly team. The successful candidate will be prepared to deal with a diverse range of issues in a 'hands on' manner and be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people, have good numeracy skills and be computer literate.

    Applicants do not have to have specific experience as a council clerk but must have several years' experience in a similar role.

    Please send your applications to or for further information call Paul Sinclair (Chairman) 07736068882

Todenham PC (Cotswold District)

Todenham Parish Council


NALC National Salary Scale SCP 15 – 17 £9.77- £9.96* per hour depending on experience

Todenham Parish Council is seeking applicants for the role of Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to commence as soon as possible, working 5 hours per week.

The council has seven councillors with a precept of c£7700. All meetings take place in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

The successful candidate must be computer literate, have some relevant administrative experience and be competent in maintaining accurate accounts. Training can be arranged via GAPTC and will be funded by the council.

A laptop and printer are supplied and you will be required to use your home as an office and store all council documents for which an allowance of £5 per week is given to cover the costs.

Take a look at the recently launched council website for more information about the village and the parish council at

For a full Job Description and any questions you may have please contact Bill Joss (Chairman) in the first instance via

*effective 1st April 2019.