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GOSBERTON PARISH COUNCIL Clerk/ Responsible Financial Officer

A Clerk & RFO is required as soon as possible to provide an efficient and professional service to the Parish Council, covering all administrative and financial duties along with cemetery management.

The role is based on an average of 12 hours per week working from home, but must be flexible.  This will include attendance at evening meetings held in Gosberton every 6 weeks

Qualifications and a knowledge of Parish Council work are desirable but not essential, as train -ing is available.  Competent at taking minutes and previous experience with book keeping is beneficial.

A competitive salary is offered which is subject to annual review, along nationally agreed and published guidelines.

For application details please contact Lisa Tweddell at

Closing Date:  Friday 18th June 2021



Vacancy for Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)

Ashby de la Launde, Bloxholm, Temple Bruer and Temple High Grange are a small group of villages in North Kesteven between Sleaford and |Lincoln. The Parish Council usually meets 6 times per year. The villages also have an annual Parish Meeting which is hosted by the Parish Council. The meetings are usually held in the evenings.

We are looking to recruit a Clerk and RFO to support the Parish Council. The role is varied and will include:

  • Organising and attending meetings
  • Writing letters/emails, reports, minutes and agendas
  • Managing the Council finances
  • Undertaking projects
  • Advising the Council on lawful decisions and policy
  • Managing the website
  • Purchasing equipment
  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work effectively on their own and as part of a team
  • Be computer literate with experience of Libre Office and web pages
  • Have experience of book keeping and budget planning
  • Confidence to give advice on statutory provisions affecting the running of the Council

The position is home based and is for 6 hours per week.

Payment rate would reflect qualifications/experience SPC 10-14 (£11.08 – £12.00 per hour) for successful applicant with relevant qualifications eg. Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Preference will be given to a candidate local to North Kesteven who fits well into the team.  Training is available and any successful applicant qualified or not, would be expected to undertake further training/attending any courses as required relevant to the post.

Applicants without recognised qualifications for the role are not discouraged from applying.

For further information, please contact Val Smith, If you wish to apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter by email.

Closing date is 19 June 2021 with interviews on 25 June 2021.


KIRTON PARISH COUNCIL are seeking a RFO .        Please see the following for full details.  RFO job advert 2021   

required for 5 hours per week – Closing date 30.06.21



Gainsborough Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking Town Clerk who can manage the Council’s statutory requirements, lead the staff team and promote the interests and development of the town. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude, who can demonstrate strong governance and financial management skills alongside good business acumen. The successful candidate will be expected to work in close partnership with a range of local bodies and organisations.

If you feel you meet these requirements, we would like to hear from you. You will need to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (or obtain it within 24 months of employment) or have current local government experience at management level.

The post of Town Clerk is challenging and duties will require regular evening and occasional weekend working which is reflected in the salary being offered.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found on our website.

 Salary: NJC Level 3 – SCP 33-45 (£36,922 – £49,213) dependent upon experience & qualifications

Job Type: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Holiday Entitlement: 22 days per annum rising to 25 after 5 years of service.

Based at: Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough

Opportunity to join Local Government Pension Scheme

How to apply:         

To apply for this position please submit the following documents:

  1. Completed Application Form (available to download from our website)
  2. Covering letter stating why you believe you are suitable for the role.
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Equal Opportunity in Employment (available to download from our website)


Preferably documents should be sent by e-mail to:

Alternatively, you may hand deliver or post the documents to:

Gainsborough Town Council, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2RJ.

Closing date:              Wednesday 30 June 2021 at 2:00pm               Interview date:            Friday 9 July 2021 (provisional)



Salary/Benefits: NJC 14 (currently £12ph), Nest Workplace Pension, Generous Annual Leave
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time
Hours per week: 25 per week initially with the potential to increase following review.

Market Rasen Town Council are looking to appoint a confident and experienced Maintenance Operative with the ability to work from their own initiative, to work 25 Hours a week initially, with the potential for increased hours after 6 – 12 months.
Hours will vary weekly to meet operational need and will include some weekend working and unsociable hours.
Working alongside the Community Manager and their team you will ensure that all Council properties are well maintained and meet all relevant Health & Safety standards.
The ideal candidate will have experience of undertaking repairs and maintenance as well as basic plumbing, small electrical works, basic joinery and decorating.
It is essential that applicants have a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle for work use. (Expenses will be reimbursed).
The full Job and Person Specification can be viewed at
Employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check and a three-month probationary period.
Application only by application form available at
For more information or to request paper copies of application documents contact the Town Clerk. Email: Telephone Number: 01673 842479
Closing Date: 01/07/2021. Interviews provisionally scheduled for 08/07/2021.


Vacancy for Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)
for Cranwell, Brauncewell and Byard’s Leap Parish Council

Commencing early August 2021 (date to be agreed)

Part-time post – 12 hours per week

The Clerk/RFO is responsible to the P.C for :-

  • Managing the day to day business of the Council
  • Providing advice as the Council’s Proper Officer & RFO
  • Implementing Council decisions
  • Managing and reporting on the Council’s finances

The Clerk is required to attend every Council meeting which are usually held monthly at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month at Cranwell Village Hall.

Salary is £20,092 p.a. (pro rata for 12 hours per week which equates to £10.44 per hour.  This can be negotiated higher depending on qualifications and experience.

For a detailed Job Specification and an Application Pack please email the Parish Clerk at or go to our website to download a .pdf copy –

Closing date for applications is Friday 16 July 2021.

Interviews will be held in the evening of Wednesday 23 July 2021.



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’.