Vacancy for a Clerk


Closing Date: 11 June 2021

Work Place: Working from the council office in Meaden Way, Felpham

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week (incl some evenings)

Rate of pay: Salary range £40,876 - £44,863, (depending on qualifications/experience)

Address: Felpham Community Hall, Meaden Way, Felpham, West Sussex PO22 8FA

Felpham Parish Council is recruiting for a Parish Clerk.

We are looking for someone who’s enthusiastic about delivering quality services for the community.

The Parish Clerk has overall responsibility for managing the operations of the parish council and its facilities. As the ‘Proper Officer’ of the council, the Clerk has responsibility for its financial and administrative affairs, including the custody of council documents and records. The Clerk also acts as the Responsible Financial Officer

Candidates must have extensive experience in administration, a good understanding of local government, experience of dealing with finances and budget and strong communication and IT skills.

You’ll hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be willing to work towards it.

You must be a good team player, flexible, persuasive, diligent, tactful, able to work independently and manage a diverse range of work.

Holiday entitlement is calculated in accordance with the statutory guidelines and is currently 5.6 weeks per holiday year, excluding Bank Holidays. There is also a workplace pension scheme.


Application details:

Full job description and person specification can be found by following the links - Vacancy Pack - Application form

For an informal discussion about the role, email the Clerk at who will then arrange a convenient time to contact you.

Please complete the application form and send it with a covering letter to

Applications must be received no later than 12.00 on Friday 11th June 2021

Interviews: These are expected to take place in mid to late June 2021.

If you are the right person this is an exciting opportunity for you to work for a proactive and vibrant council.