Barrowby Parish Council - Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Barrowby Parish Council have a vacancy for a parish clerk.  The role will require working from home but with regular travel to the village for various duties.

Hours: 18 hours per week.

Salary: SCP 20-23, £30,296 - £32,076 per annum pro rata, £15.75 to £16.67 per hour.


  • Experience attending meetings, taking minutes and following procedures in either a governmental, charity or similar environment.

  • Experience of providing administration support to a high standard and working collaboratively with a team.

  • Experience in writing clear and accurate reports and correspondence.

  • Experience of dealing with members of the public with tact and diplomacy.

  • Understanding of and ability to apply frameworks to your work to ensure you are complying with legal requirements.

  • Well organised, able to prioritise workload and adapt to changing environment.

  • Self-reliant and self-motivated and able to problem solve.

  • Reliable and enthusiastic with an attention to detail.

  • Good communication skills with the proven ability to communicate confidently and clearly to a wide variety of people effectively (general public of all ages, coworkers, contractors).

  • IT skills (intermediate level) and experience of interrogating data, producing documents and use of Windows based software.

  • Understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and confidentiality at all times.


  • Previous local government experience / experience within a Town or Parish Council setting.

  • Experience of organising public events & functions.

  • Line management experience.

  • Understanding of the workings of the various tiers of local government.

  • Knowledge of legal, statutory and other provisions governing or affecting the Council.

  • Experience of working with Councillors.

  • Experience of website content management and social media.

Closing date: 30th June 2024

For further information and to apply, contact Julie Moss, Clerk and RFO,, 07710087124 or visit