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Burnham Parish Council 

Finance Manager

Salary: £33,000 pa pro rata

Hours: 19 hours per week

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st February 2019

We are looking for a Finance Manager to join our team, taking an active role in managing the financial work of the Council, and supporting our efforts to build a stronger and more vibrant community.

The Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of the financial administration of the Council, and works with the Parish Clerk to monitor, manage, and report the finances of both the business activities and community work of the Council. They must be happy managing the day-to-day financial processing, whilst also advising on broader strategy.

An engaged and proactive Finance Manager is essential to helping us prudently manage our resources, allowing us to undertake a wide variety of valuable and engaging community events, projects, and services. This is a great opportunity for an individual to make a real difference to the lives of the local community. 

Download an application pack here


Cheddington Parish Council 

Position     Clerk & RFO

Hours        Approximately 15 hours per week

Salary        Subject to experience

Cheddington Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the position of Clerk to the Parish Council from March 2019.

The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions.

Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with financial procedures including the use of a computerised accounting system and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.

Working hours are about 15 per week and the salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales depending on experience.  The postholder will be expected to work mainly from home.

The Council meets in the evening on 1st Wednesday of every month. Formal training and plent of help and advice will be available.  

For an informal discussion and an application form and job description, please contact the Clerk, Margret Smith, on 01296 326128 or by e-mail 

Applications should be sent by e-mail to

OR by post to  Cheddington Parish Council, 10 Lammas Road, Cheddington Leighton Buzzard LU7 0RY by no later than 5th February 2019.


Bucks and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils

Position:Office Assistant

Hours:   15 hours per week                          

Salary:  Subject to experience

B&MKALC is the membership organisation representing the interests of Town and Parish Councils in the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes area.  It is affiliated with the National Association of Local Councils. We provide training, guidance, mediation and best practice services to Town and Parish Councils.

With the increase in workload, a position for an office assistant has arisen.  The position will be for 15 hours per week based in the Aylesbury office and may include occasional evening work.  Duties will include telephone and email services, photocopying and preparation of training packs, booking of venues and event support.

The successful candidate must be competent in Microsoft applications.  Knowledge of local government practices would be an asset but is not essential.  

The closing date for applications is the 29th January 2019 with interviews to take place on Thursday the 7th February 2019.  Should you require any further details please contact us at

Applications should be sent for the attention of the County Officer, Ms C. Burslem at, or by post to BMKALC, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UA.


Brackley Parish Council

Position: Deputy Town Clerk

Hours:   Full Time                          

Salary:  Subject to experience

Brackley Town Council
Brackley is a large and growing town in the south west of Northamptonshire.  It has 11,000 electors and a 15 seat council.  For 2018/19 the council set a precept of £658,728.  The council has a vacancy for a Deputy Town Clerk with special responsibility for contracts.  The position is permanent, full time.  The closing date for applications is 5pm on 7 January 2019.  Full details at


Chenies Parish Council

Position: Clerk and RFO

Hours:   Up to 15 Hours per month                         

Salary:  Subject to experience

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

Chenies is a small village in South West Bucks with a little over 200 residents. The Parish Council is a subsidiary of Chiltern District Council.

Essentially the Clerk attends bi-monthly meetings of the Parish Council and records, distributes and obtains approval of the Minutes of those meetings. The Clerk maintains correspondence with the main bodies such as Bucks County Council and Chiltern District Council as necessary, in coordination with the Parish Council Chairman and Councillors, together with other key organisations such as the National Association of Local Councils etc. They administer the Council accounts throughout the year and submits same for audit at the end of each year (31 March).

Additional requirements include addressing Planning and other issues arising in the Parish and keeping residents in touch with relevant issues through the e-mail system managed by the Village Society.

It is a small but rewarding job and a great way of keeping in touch with all the issues that affect lives in Chenies Village. Modest reimbursement and expenses are payable.

Further details available from

Applications to The Chairman, Cllr David LeNeve Foster at


Stantonbury Parish Council, 126 Kingsfold, Bradville, Milton Keynes MK13 7DX

T: 01908 227 201 | E: | W:

Clerk (Temporary to Permanent)

Council: Stantonbury Parish Council

County: Buckinghamshire (Milton Keynes Unitary Authority)

Location: Parish Office at Bradville, Milton Keynes, MK13 7DX

Remuneration: Scale LC2 SCP range 31 – 38 depending on experience and qualifications. Enrolled in Local Government pension scheme.

Hours: Hours are negotiable; however, attendance is required at up to two evening meetings per month.

Stantonbury Parish Council wishes to appoint a highly motivated proactive person to the vacancy of Clerk to the Council.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and administrative abilities. The clerk reports to the Parish Council as a corporate body and will help the councillors implement and develop Council policy.

We are looking for a candidate with enthusiasm, drive and commitment for this position, applications should have good IT skills and be committed to undertake relevant training and development as required.

The clerk must have excellent verbal and written skills in order to work well with councillors, colleagues, parishioners, Milton Keynes Council officials and outside contractors. The successful applicant must be CiLCA qualified.

The position involves attending meetings of Stantonbury Parish Council and preparing agenda and recording the minutes and resultant correspondence.

A full job description, person specification and application form can be obtained by e-mailing or by telephoning 01908 227201.

The closing date for applications is Friday31st January 2019



Great Marlow Parish Council


Great Marlow is a large, sparsely populated rural Parish on the southern edge of High Wycombe District. Stretching from the M40 in the North, to Marlow Town in the South.

Ideally, the Parish Council is seeking an experienced Clerk or someone with extensive knowledge of how local government operates.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a good level of IT and communication skills. The position entails working mainly from home, apart from attending one evening council meeting every other month, held in Bovingdon Green Village Hall.

Salary will be based on NALC & SLCC recommended LC scales, commensurate with depth of experience and skills. It is envisaged that 6 – 8 hours per week will be required.

Viewing our website will give an insight into the council’s operation

Applications should be made to our current Clerk, Mr. Jonathan Holder,

On receipt of your application and accompanying CV you will be considered for interview, which will take place shortly after the closing date.

Applications Closing Date: Wednesday 31 January 2019.

Kenneth Muller     

Chairman Great Marlow Parish Council


Denham Parish Council

Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer, Denham Parish Council

Are you looking for a New Challenge? 

We are looking for a Self-motivated and Innovative Individual

Denham Parish Council is looking to appoint a person to be our Clerk who can take us into a new and changing era of Local Government in Buckinghamshire. The Council is undertaking a number of interesting projects including producing a Neighbourhood Plan, undertaking a Good Neighbour Scheme and forming a number of volunteer groups. 

The Officer’s responsibilities include producing agendas and overseeing 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.  The Officer will also be expected to become involved in new and existing projects.  The officer will have overall management of all Council Staff, including the Co Clerk who manages our Devolved Services.

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.

The Officer will be based at the Parish Council office in Denham. The post will be for 37 hours per week. A competitive salary will be offered depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply for this exciting post please submit a complete full and current CV. The Council would require the successful candidate to commence employment as soon as possible.

Cllr. Marilyn Heath – Chairman

Denham Parish Council

Village Hall, Village Road, Denham, Bucks, UB9 5BN

Denham Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer.