Plymtree Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Parish Clerk with effect from 2nd February 2022 (or sooner).

This is a part-time permanent position and attracts a fixed payment salary of £1801 per annum.  The paid salary is based on Local Government Pay Scale SCP 5 (pay award pending) pro-rata for 15 hours per calendar month.

The role of the Clerk is to undertake secretarial and administrative duties on behalf of the Parish Council and to manage the finances of the Council in conjunction with the Responsible Financial Officer.  The Clerk is the proper officer for the Parish Council. The line manager for the position is the Chairman of the Parish Council.

Council meetings (6 per year) are currently held on the 2nd Tuesday bi-monthly plus ad-hoc meetings depending on special circumstances.  For each meeting the Clerk is responsible for issuing an agenda, recording and circulating the minutes and for acting on agreed instructions of the Council resulting from the meeting.

Between meetings the Clerk is responsible for receiving, recording and circulating, as necessary, relevant correspondence.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and access to e-mail from home is an essential requirement of this position. A lap top computer and printer are provided by the Parish Council.

To find out more please contact the Chairman of Plymtree Parish Council Dr James Penman on Plymtree 479 or by email to