Baston Parish Council - Vacancy for Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Baston Parish Council is seeking a person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Parish Council. The post is part-time, working hours vary from week to week but average around 4 hour per week. Applicants should possess excellent administrative, organisational and IT skills as well as a flexible approach to working and be prepared to work from home. The position requires attendance at Parish Council Meetings held monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 7.30pm Baston Village Hall, The Barn.

Duties include:

Overall administration of the Parish Council’s business – preparation of papers for Council Meetings, taking and production of accurate minutes, dealing with correspondence, monitoring Council’s policies and advising Councillors regarding legal and good practice requirements.

Implementing Council decisions.

Maintenance of accurate and up-to-date financial records of the Parish Council, placing orders, preparing invoices for payment, receiving and banking income.

Preparation of the annual budget, completing the annual audit and liaising with Internal & External Auditors.

Salary: The salary will be in line with National Association of Local Councils (NALC) pay scales.

More information and to apply:

For more information please contact David Plant, Baston Parish Council Chairman on 07861 310140 or email

To apply for the position please send a letter with accompanying Curriculum Vitae email.  

Closing date: 30th November 2023