Job Vacancy

Parish Clerk, Cold Ash Parish Council
Cold Ash Parish Council is looking for someone to fill the soon to be vacant role of Parish
The role involves supporting the Parish Council in managing its activities and would suit
someone who enjoys a level of autonomy and meeting and dealing with members of the
The role is currently predominantly office-based but there would be scope for flexibility. This
could involve a minimum number of sessions in the office, to be available to our
parishioners, the timing of which could be agreed to meet the needs of the successful
candidate, plus some homeworking. There is however a requirement to attend two evening
meetings per month.
The role is currently set at 20 hours per week, but this is something that can be flexible,
depending on the skills and needs of the successful candidate.
The ability to work on your own initiative is essential, so being a self-starter with good
interpersonal skills is more important than having role related knowledge. Basic IT skills are
key to the role. Other training will be provided based on the individual needs of the
successful applicant. There is good support for the role via the National and local Association
of Local Councils. The current Parish Councillors will also provide support whilst the
individual is learning the ropes.
The role provides an attractive salary and benefits.
If you are interested in the role and require further information please contact the current
Parish Clerk, Linda Randall, at:
Tel no: 01635 860004
Post: The Clerk at The Parish Office, Hermitage Road, Cold Ash RG18 9JH.