Job vacancy: Charlton Kings Parish Council


Charlton Kings Parish Council is seeking a parish clerk to join their team.


Job title: Parish clerk     
Organisation: Charlton Kings Parish Council
Salary: £31,099 to £34,723 FTE
Application deadline: 30 November 2023 9.00 am
County: Gloucestershire
Email address: 
Phone number: 01242 250 087


This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, proactive team of councillors and staff, with the declared mission of ‘Working to Support our Community”. Having obtained the Quality Gold Award from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC), we strive to be the best we can be in all areas of activity. 

We are seeking a candidate with sufficient knowledge, resilience and leadership skills to deliver the business of the council and ensure that our democratic responsibilities are carried out lawfully and in the best interests of residents. Ideally, you will be an experienced local government professional with Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification. However, this could be funded in the first year of employment for a candidate bringing transferable skills from other backgrounds. Proven experience of managing a team of dedicated staff with empathy and focus is very important. 

Our current staff team of five is headed up by the clerk/responsible financial officer, supported by the deputy clerk, communications officer, administrative officer and an administrative assistant. The deputy clerk will take on the role of responsible financial officer when the current clerk/responsible financial officer steps down. 

Charlton Kings Parish Council has a significant and varied portfolio. From health and wellbeing to heritage and allotments, from biodiversity and young people, to planning and climate and environment. We need someone who can work effectively with councillors, partners and the community to enable the council to continue making a positive impact. 

A full job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from our website.

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