Job Opportunity: Clerk to the Parish Council

If you would like to consider applying for this rewarding and enjoyable part-time job, supporting the local community, and local democracy, then do contact any Parish Councillor for an informal chat.

Job details and an application form can be found at the bottom of this page or by emailing the parish clerk – see below. Our previous local Clerk, Mark Smith, would also be very happy to talk through a typical month’s activities, from one Parish Council meeting to the next. There is tremendous variety from month to month, but always within a clearly defined structure. This job is a great way to get to know our community.

Full training would be provided by the Somerset Association of Local Councils, funded by the Parish Council.

The post is for six hours per week, at an hourly rate dependant on qualifications and experience, and based on the national pay scale LC1, currently between £9.39 and £11.77 per hour. The start date is 1st Aug 2019.

Please return your application form by the close of Monday 22 July.

Parish Councillors: Sue Isherwood (Chair), Ros Wyke (Deputy Chair), Peter Bright, Marie Scriven, Sue Reece, Jo Tucker, one vacancy.

Clerk: Matthew Cheney (to end July)


Chair Sue Isherwood email:

Clerk’s Outline Terms and Conditions 2018

Clerk’s Person Specification 2019

JobApplicationForm v2 2019