Merton Parish Council Vacancy

Merton Parish Council Vacancy

We are looking for an experienced person to support our Parish Council and its five councillors. This is a varied and interesting job with a flexible working regime. The post will be based at your home for 3 hours per week.

SCP 13 at £11.97 per hour will apply depending on experience and qualifications.

Key duties include:

  • Advise and support Parish Councillors

  • Arrange, publicise and attend Parish Council meetings of which there are 4 per annum

  • Prepare Agendas and Minutes of meetings

  • Liaise with District and County Councillors, other organisations and official bodies as appropriate

  • Manage the Parish Council's finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit

  • Dealing with Parish Council business including correspondence and phone enquiries

  • Review annually all Parish Council policies including Standing Orders and Financial Regulations

  • Manage and develop the Parish Council website

  • Maintain both paper and electronic Parish Council files

  • Other duties as determined by the Parish Council.

Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently, manage their own workload effectively, and have good organisational and communications skills. The applicant shall ideally have a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be advanced in the process of qualifying for CiLCA, with previous relevant experience. A good working knowledge of email, MS WORD and EXCEL is also essential.

Contact Merton Parish Council - email to for an application pack or download from the website

Closing date: End of October 2022