Parish Notices

Vacancy – Assistant Parish Clerk

Jun 29, 2022

The council is seeking an Assistant Parish Clerk and can offer the successful candidate a varied and rewarding position.  The Assistant will provide support to the Clerk in her duties and help to manage the business of the council. This is a part time post for 6 hours/week. The post is based at the Parish Council office at Clyst St Mary Village Hall. There is some flexibility on when the hours are worked.

Candidates should have a good general education. Experience in local government and the public sector and knowledge of the local area would be an advantage although this is not essential. Training is offered and the successful candidate will be encouraged to study for the Certificate in Local Council Administration. Applications from anyone with a strong work ethic, excellent organisational skills, and a “can-do” attitude are welcome.

The post holder will cover for the clerk during periods of annual leave and must have the confidence to deputise. The parish council is an equal opportunity employer.

Further information, a job description and application form can be obtained from the Parish Council website Vacancies – Bishops Clyst Parish Council or by emailing the clerk at or by telephoning the office on 01392 874405 and leaving a message.

Closing date for applications is Friday 26 August 2022.