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South Perrott Parish Council



Applications are invited for the part-time post of Parish Clerk. The contract is for 12 hours a month, paid in accordance with NALC salary scale SCP 18-20 (£10.16- £10.57), depending on experience. Both hours an hourly rate will be reviewed in April 2020.

The Parish Council convenes on six evenings a year (on the second Thursday of alternate months – Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept & Nov). In exceptional circumstance additional meetings are called.

The work involves the preparation of the agenda and papers for the meetings, taking the minutes, following up the action points, keeping accurate financial accounts and the preparation of the end-of-year accounts, publishing documents on the Council’s website, liaising with local authorities, other organisations and members of the public, dealing with planning applications and general correspondence.

You can work from home and a laptop and printer will be provided. Expenses can be claimed for telephone/internet usage and any mileage incurred.

Closing date for applications – Friday 31st January 2020.

For further information, please contact the Chairman, Dr David Lines, telephone 01935 891291 or email:





Applications are invited for this part-time post. The Clerk is the sole employee of the council and will be expected to work largely under their own initiative with direction and support from the council.

The Parish Council holds four evening meetings a year with the possibility of two additional meeting for committees. The role consists of preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence and updating the website. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer, responsible for paying invoices, budgeting and accounting.

The successful candidate should be a good communicator, numerate and computer literate.

The contract is for 15 hours per calendar month paid in accordance with NALC salary scale LC1 range 7 - 25 (actual rate dependent on experience and qualifications).

Applications should be sent to the current clerk, M/s Marianne Wheatley, at: or post to:

1 North Mead Farm, Front Street, Portesham, Dorset DT3 4FY

Closing date is 24th January 2020 and it is expected that interviews will take place week commencing Monday 27th January 2020




 Corfe Mullen Town Council


Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

SCP 37- 41 £39,782- £43,662

Full time 37 hours per week to include regular evening and occasional weekend working

  Further details of the post and town council can be found here. 

A recruitment pack and application form (required for all applicants) can be obtained from the Town Council’s website or on request from Nick Randle at LGRC Associates

Closing date for applications is 10th February 2020 and interviews will be held on 6th March 2020


Dorset Association of Parish & Town

Councils (DAPTC)


Salary: £34,788 - £38,813 (NALC & SLCC Salary Scale SCP 32 - 36) pro rata

Hours: 31 per week with a potential for increase

Appointment: from 1 April 2020

DAPTC seek a Chief Executive to manage support to the Parish and Town Councils of Dorset.

The postholder must be a good communicator; able to work at senior level; able to assimilate and summarise legal, technical and procedural information; and preferably have proven training skills.

Further information.

Job Description.           Person Specification.      Additional Information    About DAPTC

Download Application Form  Application Form Part 2

Completed Application Forms must be returned by: 5.30pm – Monday 20 January 2020 

Postal address: DAPTC, Colliton Annexe, Colliton Park, DORCHESTER, DT1 1XJ

Interviews will be held 29th January 2020 

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