Deputy Parish Clerk

The Parish Council are seeking a new Deputy Clerk to provide administrative support to the Parish Council and Parish Clerk.

The key duties include:

  • Clerking two of the Councils Standing Committees, preparation of agendas and papers for meetings, taking minutes of Council meetings as required.
  • Management of both regular and ad-hoc contractors.
  • Assisting the Parish Clerk in ensuring that the Parish Council operates in an efficient, cost effective and legal manner.
  • Assisting the Parish Clerk in administering the Parish Council’s finances.
  • Assisting the Parish Clerk in ensuring a good relationship is maintained with Parishioners.
  • Deputising for the Parish Clerk as required.

The successful applicant will need to offer good written and verbal communication skills, a good understanding of IT systems (including the use of Microsoft Office software) and must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team. You will also need the aptitude to learn the Parish Council’s policies and systems.

Experience in an administration role of a similar nature is essential including dealing with the public.

Knowledge of financial administration and project management would be desirable but not essential.

A full copy of our person specification can be found below:

Location: Parish Office, Kings Worthy Community Centre.

Hours: 37 hours per week - attendance of some evening meetings will be required. Additional hours may be required from time to time.

Holiday: 22 days + all public holidays

Salary: £23,625 - £24,928 [pro-rata] (depending on experience and skill set); paid monthly.

Pension: Access to the the Local Government Pension Scheme.


Applications should be submitted by Wednesday 7th December 2022

To apply, please submit a completed application form and C.V. via email or post via the details below:

Interviews will be taking place between 12th - 16th December 2022.

The successful candidate would need to start as soon as possible (subject to notice periods).

For more information: Please contact the Clerk via, via telephone on 01962 884150; or via post to

Parish Council Office
Kings Worthy Community Centre,
Fraser Road,
Kings Worthy,
Winchester SO23 7PJ


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