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Applications are invited for the post of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to the Council.  The application pack can be downloaded from our website, and comprises:

  1. Job advert
  2. Job Description
  3. Person Specification
  4. Application Form

Your completed application form should be placed in a sealed envelope, marked ‘Job Application – Private and Confidential’ and addressed to:

Cllr Mr A Hughes Chairman, Swineshead Parish Council Parish Office Swineshead Pre-School Centre North End Swineshead Boston PE20 3LZ

Or it can be emailed to: Please highlight it as ‘Job Application – Private and Confidential’

Should you wish to discuss the post before submitting your application please contact Nicky Bush, Parish Clerk, at     as soon as possible please.



NOCTON PC is seeking to appoint a Manager/Administrator for the village community centre ‘Nocton Hub’. This is a new role following the opening of the re-built community centre and will be a 3 month temporary contract, reviewed after one month. At the end of the temporary contract the post and role will be reviewed. 1. Duties include: Opening and closing the premises, often at short notice Ordering and taking delivery of supplies for the maintenance of the premises. Overseeing cleaning operatives and managing the cleaning rota Hands on cleaning as part of the cleaning team Keeping up to date with regulations and procedures around covid-19 and appropriate cleaning Training other cleaning staff in covid-19 cleaning procedures 2. The role involves: Working unsupervised at the premises at times Being available at short notice and at unsociable hours Reporting to the Clerk to the Council Receiving instruction from the Clerk. The present Nocton Hub Working Group may request the role holder carries out works and these requests will be ratified by the Parish Council to maintain a clear line of communication. 3. The future: The structure of the role/Job Description is under review and it is expected that ultimately the role may include: Management of Booking Management of finances and budgets for the premises and reporting updates to the Clerk on a monthly basis Managing staff payments and reporting staff hours to Payroll in a timely manner Overseeing the CCTV system This list is not exhaustive, and the successful applicant must be flexible in their approach and have a willingness to train as the role evolves. The initial 3 month temporary contract may be repeated for a further period and it is expected that the role may become permanent once the general structure and scope is confirmed. The current Job Description is available from the PC website:

To enquire or to have an informal chat please contact the Clerk: 01522 813821     – No closing date at the present time.



SWAYFIELD PARISH COUNCIL – Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

The Clerk of the Parish Council plays a vital role in the life of the community, and as such the Council are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to work with and support the Council and members of our community.


The job in brief

  • To deal with the administration and finances of the Council. This includes, amongst others arranging meetings, agenda preparation, writing minutes and letters, maintaining financial records, managing compliance with statutory policies, and maintaining the Council’s website.
  • To attend evening meetings every 2 months and other meetings as occasionally required.
  • Good administrative, organisational, financial, communication and numeracy skills are required along with knowledge of IT and website management and maintenance.
  • Six hours per month on a nationally agreed pay scale – salary paid according to experience between bands SCP 10-14 (£11.08 – £12.00 per hour).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified or experienced people. Alternatively, applicants should be willing to undertake training and aim to be qualified within 12 months.  A 6 month probationary period will apply to the appointee.

To apply -For more information or to apply please send a CV and any other supporting information by email to  

or in writing to Simon Frere-Cook, Chairman Swayfield Parish Council, 46 High Street, Swayfield, Grantham NG33 4LL

Closing Date: 30th November 2020



We are sometimes asked by our neighbouring County Associations and other agencies to advertise vacancies, as we do have some clerks who are interested in taking on additional parishes and working ‘cross-border’.



East Markham Parish Council is seeking a Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer.

Experience preferred

30 hours per month

Salary dependent on experience

Scp 11-18 (£11.00-£12.64 per hour)

Closing date for applications 1st January 2021

For further details or to apply please contact: –


East Markham is located 6 miles from Retford with approx. 1,200 residents.  With significant residential development, a flood survey and a sizeable investment in community facilities on the horizon East Markham offers an opportunity for an experienced clerk to further broaden their skill set.

Council meetings are held on the first Thursday every month at 7.00pm – currently via Zoom.

The Parish Clerk is expected to work in the Parish Office located in the Village Hall, East Markham (COVID restrictions allowing)