Vacancy for a Parish Clerk and RFO


Clerk to the Council/Responsible Financial Officer

Dodderhill Parish is located north of Droitwich near to junction 5 of the M5, within the District of Wychavon.  The Parish Council serves an electorate of approximately 2000 and will receive a precept of £49,100 for 2019/20.

The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Clerk to the Council/Responsible Financial Officer with a high level of professionalism and organisational skills.  The applicant will be an excellent communicator who can work well both within a team and on their own.

The Council is seeking someone who preferably has previous experience working as a Parish Clerk/RFO and has knowledge of local government, although training can be provided. The applicant will be CiLCA qualified (or willing to obtain the qualification within 12 months of appointment) and computer literate.

This is a part time position for 18 hours per week, working from home with attendance at monthly meetings and as required.  Additional hours are offered for the first 12 months to cover work on a number of high profile S106 and grant funded projects.

Remuneration is based on the national pay scale SCP 22 – 26 (£26,317 – £29,636 pro rata), dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme is offered with this position.

To discuss the position, or for a job description and application form, e-mail Nick Farress –

The closing date for applications is 24th December 2019.

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