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Perranzabuloe Parish Council
Require a Temporary Parish Clerk/RFO

Minimum 4-month fixed term to cover sickness

Hours by agreement but minimum 16 hrs per week (flexible days but must include minimum one evening a week, usually Monday, to attend Council meetings)

Role includes:

Providing administrative and Clerking support to the Parish Council to ensure compliance

Preparing and issuing meeting agendas & accompanying papers

Attending weekly meetings to give advice on practices, policies and procedures and to minute the proceedings

Writing up minutes of meeting and implementing action points

Providing support for the Planning Committee by downloading and distributing all planning applications and correspondence to the Planning Committee in advance, and prepare for Planning meeting and planning tasks etc

Liaising with office staff (finance officer & admin assistant) as required

Acting as the Council's RFO as required

Perranzabuloe is a large parish covering both inland areas of woodland, farmland and sand dunes as well as a considerable beach. This position requires extensive local Government expertise to ensure the Council is compliant in the management of its properties and resources. The Council offices are in Perranporth.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience for an immediate start

Applications are invited via email to:

Doreen Lawrence, Chair of Staffing at

Marhamchurch Parish Council

Maternity cover vacancy (16 months, neg.) for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer

(salary in accordance with NALC and SLCC recommended rates)

Part time – 15 hours per week

Marhamchurch Parish Council seeks an organised, independent and adaptable individual with good communication skills. The Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the Council.

As the post is for maternity cover, applicants must potentially be able to start with limited notice and will need to hit the ground running.

For further information and an application pack please email:

Closing date for applications midday 15.10.21

Delabole Parish Council

Delabole Parish Council is seeking a part-time Clerk/ Responsible Finance Officer

45 hours a month

Salary in accordance with National Rates SCP24 – SCP28 (£28,672 - £32,234) pro rata

Delabole is a new Parish Council formed under the Cornwall Council community governance review, inaugurated after the local council elections in May 2021. The Council is now recruiting for the post of Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to the council and the successful candidate will have a role at the heart of the council.

The ideal candidate will be self motivated with attention to detail, a good communicator with administration, IT skills and common sense. Experience of the role is not necessary as full training will be available. Ability to work on own initiative is essential in this challenging but very interesting position. Ideally, the successful candidate will live locally and take an active interest in our village.

Overall responsibilities include –

  • The Clerk is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a Local Authority Proper Officer.
  • The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out.
  • The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authorities activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.
  • The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.
  • The Clerk will be responsible for all the financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.

We are looking for a Clerk who can help us achieve future ambitions whilst also dealing with the day-to-day work involved in meeting the Councils duties and obligations.

The Council will provide the necessary office equipment to support the role including IT, printer and phone. The post will be based from home and the Council will pay the HMRC working from home allowance in place at the time.

The contract will begin as soon as possible. However there is scope for flexibility on this should the successful applicant need time to relinquish other commitments.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th October 2021.

Job description and application forms are available from

Applications must be submitted electronically to

Liskeard Town Council

Project Administrator – Cattle Market Makers Project

Fixed term contract until 31 January 2023

Salary - £20,903 p.a. pro rata (£10.83 per hour) – SCP 9 (2020/21)

(Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund)

Part time 28 hours per week

We are looking for someone special to support the Project Manager and be part of the regeneration of the former cattle market site in Liskeard.

We would like to hear from you if you are good at working with people of all ages and backgrounds, an enabler with good IT skills and are self-motivated. You should be an experienced office administrator and have a good attention to detail.

Applications deadline – Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 9am

Interviews to be held on Friday 22 October 2021

Details and application form available to download from

or e-mail

or from the Town Council Offices 3-5 West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW

Falmouth Town Council

Facilities Manager

SCP 26 – 31: £30,451 - £34,738

The Town Council is changing the way it manages its services, buildings and asset maintenance and has a vacancy for a Facilities Manager to lead its Facilities Team.

The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge and experience of facilities management, managing a team and managing contracts and projects, to deliver effective maintenance, compliance and operation.

The post holder will be part of the Council's Senior Management Team. They will need to be motivated with a track record of managing and dealing with people, have good communication skills and be passionate about promoting Falmouth and ensuring it is a clean and safe environment to live and work in.

The post is for 37 hours per week with some evening and weekend work, and call out. The Council is an accredited employer offering generous pension and other enhancements.

Application forms are available from the address below or online at:

or e-mail

If you wish further information or an informal discussion about the post contact the Town Clerk;

A M Williams FCG FSLCC Falmouth Town Council, Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth, TR11 2RT

Telephone: 01326 315559 Email:

Applications to be received by: Noon on 19th October 2021

Interviews to be held on: 25th October 2021

Penzance Town Council

Has the following vacancies -

Full details from the Penzance website:

- Careers - Penzance Council (

Corporate Services Manager

• Permanent with a 6-month probationary period • 37 hours per week, with regular evening work and occasional weekends

• SCP 30 - 32 (£33,782 - £35,745) dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Democratic Services Officer-

• Permanent with a 6-month probationary period • 37 hours per week, with regular evening work and occasional weekends

• SCP 23 - 25 (£27,741 - £29,577) dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Responsible Finance Officer-

• Permanent with a 6 month probationary period • 37 hours per week, with potential for remote working opportunity

• SCP 24-26 (£28,672 - £30,451) dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Finance Officer

• Permanent with a 6 month probationary period • 37 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work

• SCP 19-21 (£25,481 - £26,511) dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Administration Officer

• Permanent with a 6 months probationary period • 14.5hours per week, with occasional evening work

• Salary Scale: SCP 16 - 18 (£24,012 - £24,982)

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 October 2021

Please see full application details at:

- Careers - Penzance Council (

Blisland Parish Council

Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy

Part-time – 10 hours per week - Permanent

Salary – New SCP 20-28 pro rata (£25,991 – 32,234) depending on experience.

Blisland Parish Council seeks a part-time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (RFO). Work will be from home with one monthly meeting 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 can work independently and flexibly with a strong community focus. 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 have excellent administrative and communications skills, good knowledge of financial procedures plus a high level of IT expertise and an ability to be flexible to the needs of the job. A working knowledge of Local Government procedures is desirable and the successful candidate would be supported to work towards the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Closing date for applications is Monday 8 November 2021 at midday.

Interviews will be held at the Blisland Village Institute week commencing 25 November

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


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