Denham Parish Council

Denham Parish Council have a vacancy for the role of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

The Council is looking to appoint a qualified, self-motivated and innovative individual who will be able to bring experience to the position of Clerk. This is a full-time role (37 hours per week) based at the Parish Council Office, Denham. Denham Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.

The Clerk’s responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records. Some evening and out of hours work is required.

The successful candidate will preferably be:

  • CiLCA qualified, but consideration would be given to a suitable candidate willing to study for this.
  • The applicant must have good financial and bookkeeping skills, be computer literate and competent in using Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of local government would be an asset.
  • Good organisational skills are essential as is a large degree of tact, diplomacy and flexibility in dealing with members of the public and other bodies.
  • Local knowledge of Denham would be an advantage.

The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council shall:

  • Attend all meetings of the Denham Parish Council and prepare agendas and minutes.
  • Dispatch promptly all notices, letters and other documents as the business of the Council shall require.
  • Keep in secure but accessible custody all relevant Council papers.
  • Have day-to-day control of Parish staff and contractors.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Chairman of the Council.

To be considered you need to apply in writing with a full and current CV. to :

Cllr. Marilyn Heath – Chairman
Denham Parish Council
Village Hall, Village Road, Denham,
Bucks, UB9 5BN

or email

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Gt Missenden Parish Council

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Hours: Part Time / Full Time – negotiable / Some evening work essential

Salary: Salary in accordance with NALC & SLCC recommended rates – LC2 – 30 to 38 pro rata depending on experience.  This is a pensionable position (LGPS)

Great Missenden seeks an organised, forward thinking and adaptable individual to work as Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer based in the parish council’s office next to the Memorial Centre in Great Missenden. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of finance & administration of the parish council.  The Clerk will be required to provide advice and implement decisions across the complete range of council’s activities. The ability to work independently and effectively with councillors, members of the public, and both the business and third sectors, and other bodies are essential. 

You will need previous administrative or management experience perhaps with a legal or financial bias. A background in local government would also be desirable. Candidates with CiLCA qualification would be preferred although those already working towards qualification or who commit to do so will be considered.

The detailed job description is available upon request by emailing  

Please apply in writing or by email to enclosing a copy of your C.V.

Parish Office, Memorial Centre, Buryfield, Link Road, Great Missenden, Bucks. HP16 9AE

Tel: 01494 864792

Closing date for applications: 31st July 2017 with interviews held shortly thereafter.

The council is looking for someone to start August / September 2017.

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Chardon Parish Council

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Hours: Approx 25 Hours per month

Salary: Salary depending on experience.  

This role involves working from home and attending evening meetings (roughly six meetings per year plus occasional committee meetings).

The Clerk’s responsibilities include preparation of agendas and minute taking for council meetings and committees,  liaising with outside bodies, advising on procedures, actioning the council’s decisions, acting as the council’s financial officer and keeping the council’s financial records.

This is a very varied role, which will require you to have basic computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet maintenance and internet access (laptop & printer  provided); and most importantly a flexible attitude.

A full hand-over will be given to the successful applicant and training will be made available to the successful applicant.

Please send cv to

Clerk: Mrs P Lambert


Or call for further details:01296 733773

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