Vacancy for an Assistant to the Clerk


Closing date: 4th June 2021
Workplace:    Working from the council office in Meaden Way, Felpham
Hours:           Part-time, 16 hours per week (incl some evenings)
Rate of pay:  £10.00 Per hour
Address:       Felpham Community Hall, Meaden Way, Felpham, West Sussex PO22 8FA


Felpham Parish Council is recruiting for an Assistant to the Parish Clerk.

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

We are seeking a forward-thinking and proactive Assistant to The Clerk. The role is to provide valuable and reliable support to the Clerk to The Council in undertaking the work of the Council and to work closely with Councillors, residents, and other organisations.

The position is currently identified as 16 hours per week, which can be worked on a flexible basis (working pattern to be agreed as part of any offer of appointment). The successful applicant must be prepared to work one or two evenings (usually Tuesdays) per month when required.

You must have excellent computer skills, demonstrate excellent organisational, administrative, and communication skills as well as being able to plan and manage your workload to meet deadlines. You will need to be proactive, motivated, able to work alone, and able to demonstrate an ability to work constructively and accurately with a wide variety of stakeholders. Previous experience in Local Government, although not essential, is desirable.

You will be required to comply with all aspects of H&SAW, help manage the office environment and work effectively and closely with colleagues and Councillors.

Full job description and person specification can be found by following the link - Vacancy Pack Assistant

The application form,  along with a covering letter should be sent:

Via email to: OR

Posted to: The Clerk, Felpham Parish Council, Felpham Community Hall, Meaden 
Way, Felpham, West Sussex, PO22 8FA

Applications must be received before 12.00 on Friday 4
TH June 2021.