Doddington & Whisby Parish Council - Vacancy for Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Doddington & Whisby 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 bi-monthly on the 1st Monday at 7.00pm Doddington Hall.

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 Sarah Hall, Doddington & Whisby Parish Council on 07501598608 or email

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

Closing date: 30th April 2024