Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer – Malvern Wells Parish Council


Malvern Wells Parish Council seeks an experienced, self-motivated individual to join us as Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

You will be responsible for day-to-day running of the parish council, keeping up to date financial records, attending parish council meetings, recording minutes of those meetings and completing all actions arising from those minutes, maintaining communications via the parish council website and noticeboards, and also the liaison for all councillor and resident enquiries arising within the parish. Duties also include supervising the parish lengthsman plus one other, preparations for the annual fete, and managing the Council’s cemetery.

The successful applicant will be required to work from home, based on 30 hours per week, and attend two scheduled Parish Council meetings per month plus the quarterly Finance & General Purposes committee meeting. Attendance at other committee meetings is desirable but voluntary. There will be a handover period with the current Clerk who is retiring.

Applicants should have:
– A sound knowledge of Parish Council work
– Staff management experience
– Good IT skills and familiarity with updating website content
– Good organisational and communication skills, with an eye for accuracy and detail
– Experience in finance and minute taking
– CiLCA qualification preferred
– Clean driving licence and own car

Remuneration will be pro-rata in accordance with the NJC pay scales, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st January 2020

Interviews will be held in February 2020

For an application pack including full job specification, please contact our current Clerk to Malvern Wells Parish Council David Taverner by phone 01905 724486 or by email

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