Vacancy at Bridgham Parish Council

Wednesday, 16 June 2021


Vacancy at Bridgham Parish Council

Bridgham Parish Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to fill the role of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.

Bridgham is a small rural parish situated between Thetford and Attleborough with approximately 140 households.

The vacancy is for 4 hours per week. The position is home-based with attendance at all Parish Council meetings which are usually held in Bridgham & Roudham Village Hall on the last Monday of the month.

No formal qualifications are required although applications from CiLCA qualified clerks would be welcome. Other than that a good standard of computer literacy and general administrative experience would be required. Training will be available.  Salary negotiable within agreed national pay scales.

The main duties will include:

·  Arrange, publicise and attend monthly Parish Council meetings, plus the Annual Parish Meeting which is currently held in April

·  Preparation and publication of agendas and taking minutes of the meetings, also to be published within statutory timeframes

·  Administrative tasks including maintaining paper and electronic files and the Parish Council website, review of all parish policies and procedures, dealing with correspondence and enquiries

·  Manage and report the Parish Council’s finances and prepare the accounts for annual audit

·  Advise and support five Councillors

·  Liaise with District and County Councillors, other organisations and official bodies as needed

·  Other duties as determined by the Parish Council.

For further information please contact the Parish Council Chairman Alan Yorke on 07432 310811.

The job description is available at

To apply, send your CV and covering letter of application to by 23rd July 2021.