Job Vacancies in Linton Parish Council Office

Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) (Closing Date Tuesday 16th June 2020 )

Vacancy for Maternity Leave Cover - Temporary role for up to 12 months

25 hours per week, salary negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience, within the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) LC2 18 to SCP 23; £24,313 – £26,999 pa (pro rata)

Linton Parish Council, Cambridgeshire has an excellent opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the council.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Office as Line Manager to three other members of staff. Providing the members of the council with comprehensive administration support, attendance of meetings and conferences, including documenting and circulation of minutes for these meetings. The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources (including all staff) and will report to council members as and when required. The successful candidate will be responsible for all the financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.
Excellent communication skills are essential, along with experience of Microsoft Office or a similar package and knowledge of maintaining accounts, reconciliations, budget control, invoicing and banking. Local government experience would be an advantage; however, training and support can be provided in the role to a suitable candidate that does not have this previous experience.
Initially the successful candidate will work alongside the current Clerk who will be providing training in the lead up to taking maternity leave. This will provide a suitable transitional period enabling the successful candidate to gain the required training, knowledge and experience appropriate to the role.
To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering note via email to or alternatively by post to the following address marked Private & Confidential address to Miss Kathryn Wiseman on the address below:  
Linton Parish Council

The Village Hall             

Coles Lane             



CB21 4JS         

Closing Date Tuesday 16th June 2020 


For a summary of the job description please click on the below PDF, a full job desription is available on request