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Council Vacancies

Further to the intended resignation of our current Clerk, Scaleby Parish Council seeks a confident person with an interest in the local community for the post of Clerk, from 20th July.

The Clerk is responsible for managing the Council’s day to day business, providing advice, and implementing decisions. The Clerk is also the councils Responsible Financial Officer.  

Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping / financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council.  

Working hours are 16 per month. With the exception of meetings attendance, the post holder will be expected to work from home and will be provided with a laptop. The Council meets in the evening on the third Wednesday of alternate months, with other meetings being called as required.  

Formal training and plenty of help and advice will be available.  Salary £10.21 per hour (in accordance with nationally agreed scales). 

For an informal discussion, and job description, please contact the Chairman, Cllr George McGarr on 01228 675132 or email  An application form is available to download from our website; applications should be sent, marked “Private and confidential”, to The Chairman, Scaleby Parish Council, High Hill Cottage, Scaleby, Carlisle, CA6 4LW, no later than 15th June 2022.