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(covering the villages of South Perrott and Chedington in West Dorset)


Applications are invited for the part-time post of Parish Clerk. The contract is for 16 hours a month, paid in accordance with NALC salary scale SCP 15-17, depending on experience.

The Parish Council holds six evening meetings a year (on the second Thursday of alternate months) plus occasional additional meetings.

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.

The current Clerk is retiring after eight happy years in the post and will be available to ensure a smooth handover to the new Clerk.

 For further information, please contact the Clerk – Angela Gillingham, telephone 01935 891931 or email:


Vacancy for a Parish Clerk for the parishes of East Orchard, West Orchard and Margaret Marsh

Current Parish Clerk has been in post for 15 years  

Four Parish Council meetings a year, plus the Annual Parish and Annual General Parish Council meetings, held prior to the start of the May PC meeting. 

Approximately 65-70  hours per year. Salary paid at an hourly rate of up to NALC/ SLCC  Scale Point 19 for an experienced Clerk, payable in February and August on submission of a time sheet, to include expenses claimed for stationery, postage and mileage.

Current Clerk will be available following the  appointment of a new Clerk to ensure a smooth changeover.  

For further information contact  Telephone 01963 365852 




Job Vacancy for PARISH CLERK

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk/RFO to the Parish Council.

The Parish Council meets 4 times a year at Compton Valence Village Hall at evening meetings.

The Clerk/RFO is responsible for the Agenda and the Minutes of the meetings, the councils finances, liason with other bodies and members of the public, updating the PC website, correspondence and emails etc.

The job post is for 6 hours a month

For further information please contact the Chairman:- Roger Simpson Telephone: 01300 320154 or email



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