Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Financial Officer for Puddletown Area Parish Council

A Clerk is required for Puddletown Area Parish Council, working from home for 40 hours a month. The job gives flexibility as to when the hours are worked with attendance at a monthly meeting in either Puddletown or Tolpuddle.

The successful applicant will be required to provide professional support and guidance in respect of all aspects of the Council’s work including acting as the Council’s Responsible Financial Officer. A copy of the job description is available here

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills, ideally with some experience, although a full handover will be given by the current Acting Clerk. Salary is on the scale recommended for local council clerks (as agreed between the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) ) depending on experience.

For more information please contact Shirley Langdon, acting Clerk on 01305 848307 or by email

Please apply with a copy of your CV and covering letter to Shirley Langdon by email to by 31 March 2018