Vacancy for
Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
to Sherington Parish Council

The Parish Council is seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual to work from home for up to 25 hours per month, flexibly with some evening work to attend Council meetings.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills.
  • Be computer literate including Excel and Word and email capability
  • Facilitate at least 11 evening meetings per year for Sherington Parish Council, including preparation of agendas and taking of minutes.
  • Facilitate the Annual Parish Meeting once a year
  • Deal with correspondence and emails and follow up actions agreed by the Council.
  • Keep up to date accounts and co-ordinate the annual audit.
  • Liaise as required with Milton Keynes Council as well as other representative bodies/public utilities and their agencies

Starting salary from NALC SCP15 (currently £8.428 per hour), dependent on qualifications and experience. Training will be provided as appropriate.

For an information pack email the current clerk at

To apply, send a brief CV and accompanying letter setting out the reasons why you would be right for this role to:

Cllr Alec Denman - Chair of Sherington Parish Council
5 Perry Lane, Sherington, Newport Pagnell, MK16 9NH

Closing date for applications is 25th July 2014. The parish council intends to interview suitable applicants during August so please indicate your availability and give full contact details with your application.

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