Chapel Allerton Parish Council – Parish Clerk & RFO

Chapel Allerton Parish Council is looking for a new Parish Clerk/ Responsible Financial Officer for an average of 20 hours per month, paid at the LC1 (7-12) national salary scales pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will be: interested in the local community, enjoy meeting people, and have a desire to help the community; be good at working as part of a small but close team; have a good knowledge of  Microsoft  IT systems; be happy with flexible home-based working which will include some evenings and weekends at times.

The role is interesting and varied involving:

  • Attending and administering Parish Council meetings held every six weeks on a Monday evening, and occasional ad hoc planning meetings.
  • Updating the council website
  • Keeping the accounts and complying with audit requirements and protocols (using MS Excel currently)
  • Dealing with correspondence and phone enquiries from parishioners, councillors, and outside bodies

For a job application pack please contact the clerk Miss Caroline Harris by email:

Parish Councillors would be happy to have an informal chat about the role and to answer any questions you may have. Opportunities will be afforded for the successful candidate to undertake  appropriate training as required. Closing date 24th December 2021.