Vacancy at Mileham Parish Council

Mileham Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to work in support of the Council’s Parish Councillors.

We are looking for someone with drive and enthusiasm and a real interest in supporting and being involved in the local community. Our Parish Council is an active, supportive, and friendly team of Councillors. The ideal candidate will possess good administration, IT, and communication skills.

Previous experience in this kind of role would be ideal but is not essential.  A willingness to undertake further training in the future is desirable.

Main duties include:

  • Arranging, publicising, and attending one Council meeting a month on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (currently via Zoom, usually in the Village Hall)

  • Preparing agendas, meeting documentation, and writing minutes.

  • Acting as the Responsible Financial Officer.  Managing the Council’s finances including preparing the budget, payment of invoices and end-of-year accounts using Excel.

  • Maintaining Council files and records.

  • Updating the Parish Council website and village noticeboard.

  • Monitoring and updating the Council on relevant planning applications and responding where required.

  • Liaising with District and County Councillors, other organisations, official bodies, and the general public as required.

The position is for 16 hours per month approximately four hours per week including one evening meeting each month, with any additional paid hours by mutual agreement.  The timing for the hours worked is flexible. A laptop will be provided, and the purchase of additional equipment would be considered. An allowance is paid for working from home.

Salary will be paid in accordance with experience and qualifications, currently within the National Joint Salary rates within the range from SCP 13 - 17 (11.76-12.73 per hour).

To apply for the position please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to the Chair Mileham Parish Council via email

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 9th April.  It is hoped that interviews will take place week beginning 19 April.

01603 857004