Roade Parish Council - Parish Clerk

Roade Parish Council has a vacancy for a parish clerk and responsible finance officer. Roade is a growing village with a population of just under 4,000 and 2,500 electors. We have 13 councillors and a precept of £132,276.00. Please feel free to contact Cllr Lorne Murray, Chairman for more information or to have an informal chat. Tel 07866383700 or email

The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a highly organised, self-motivated and committed applicant to undertake this key role with responsibility for all day-to-day organisation and management of the Council’s services, facilities and finances.

The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, flexible and community-focused with excellent leadership, administrative, organisational, inter-personal, accounting and IT skills, in order to work successfully with Councillors, external organisations and the community.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons, although training will be offered and enthusiasm to learn will be seen as an alternative to formal qualifications.

The parish clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the council.

The post includes some evening work and occasional attendance at village events. The successful applicant would be expected to have, or be prepared to obtain, CiLCA (the Certificate in Local Council Administration).

The successful candidate must be computer literate, with good communication skills. Friendly and positive outlooks are essential as is working under pressure and working to meet deadlines.

Place of work Parish Council Office

Please apply in writing to:-

Contact Cllr Lorne Murray
Position Chairman, Roade Parish Council
Address PO Box 847, Northampton, NN7 9AB.
Telephone 07866383700

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 21st June 2024.



Salary Details

Salary Salary scale LC2, SCP 18 – 23, £29,269 - £32,076 pa. (Above Substantive depending on experience (SCP 24-32)

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Posted Date

June 3, 2024

Closing Date

June 28, 2024