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Salary £28,672 - £31,346 pa (SCP24-27) pro rata

30 hours (4 days) per week

The Association seeks a part-time support officer for its small office based in Truro.

The role will support the County Executive Officer and the successful candidate will have a strong background in local government, an understanding of the role in local councils in Cornwall and will be interested in the development of opportunities for parish and town councils.

We are looking for someone who has an enthusiasm for local communities and is able to work on their own initiative and be capable of prioritising their work to meet our member councils' needs. They will have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, demonstrate attention to detail and an ability to develop rapport with a wide range of contacts.

For further information download

Application Pack

Application Form

For any queries please contact sarah.mason@cornwall.gov.uk or phone Sarah Mason (County Executive Officer) on 07837-229982

Closing Date: 5.00pm on Sunday, January 24th 2021

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 7th February 2021.

St Agnes Parish Council

Environment and Property Manager

Salary Scale Point 24 (£28,672 pa pro rata)

Permanent - 30 hours per week

Starting April or later, adjusting for COVID

St Agnes Parish Council seek a well-organised, proactive administrator to handle the Council's property and public spaces.

You will devise maintenance schedules, ensure compliance, and manage a small team. You will also plan and deliver new projects to use public open space for the good of the community and the wider environment. This brand-new position offers variety and flexibility, and the ability to meaningfully shape the public spaces of this beautiful part of Cornwall.

You will be an excellent team player and communicator, and use initiative and take responsibility for outcomes. The role is a mixture of office and home-based; it is permanent and includes an enhanced package of employee benefits including Local Government Pension and automatic annual pay increases.


See the parish council website for details: https://www.stagnes-pc.gov.uk/council-staff/

Blisland Parish Council

Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy

Part-time – 8 hours per week


Salary – New SCP 15-22 pro rata (£23,541 – 27,041)

Blisland Parish Council seeks a part-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). Work will be from home with one monthly meeting (currently virtual) on the second Thursday of the month plus others as necessary.

Blisland is a village on the edge of Bodmin Moor with a population of 600+. The Council's precept for 2020/21 is £29,561 and our current projects are forming a Neighbourhood Development Plan and maintaining a public toilet and the Village Institute which is owned by the Parish Council. The Parish Council consists of ten Councillors plus the Parish Clerk and one cleaner/maintenance person.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are able to work independently and flexibly. The Parish Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the Council and will need to be able to hit the ground running.

The ideal candidate will be a CiLCA qualified Parish Clerk with a working knowledge of Local Government procedures, excellent communications skills, a high level of IT expertise and an ability to be flexible to the needs of the job.

Closing date for applications is Monday 1st February 2021 at midday.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th February via Zoom.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT WWW.BLISLANDPARISHCOUNCIL.CO.UK where you will find the full job description, person specification and application form.


Stithians Parish Council

Stithians Parish Council is seeking a Part time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer –

23 hours per week

Salary in accordance with National Rates -

SCP22 – SCP28 (£27,041 - £32,234) pro rata.

Stithians PC is an active Council with a track record of successfully completing projects within the Parish. We have ambitious plans to improve existing facilities and provide new ones for the community that we serve.

We are looking for a Clerk who can help us achieve this whilst also dealing with the day-to-day work involved in meeting the Council's duties and obligations.

The ideal candidate will need to be good communicator, administrator and manager to support the work of the Parish Council and will either possess the appropriate CiLCA qualification or be willing to undertake suitable training in order to achieve it.

The Clerk will need to be numerate, computer literate and comfortable with budgets, spreadsheets and administering finances. In addition to self-motivation and the discipline of working to deadlines, the Clerk will need to be comfortable working as part of a team on occasions.

The work will be challenging, and the hours can be worked flexibly by agreement. We intend to have a 3-month training and hand-over period so candidates should be available to start in early April 2021.

For further information and application pack, please contact:

John Calvert (Clerk to the Parish Council)

Email. stithianspc@aol.com Tel. 01209 711156

Closing date for applications: 5th February 2021.

All applications must be submitted by e-mail.

Last updated: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 09:53