Rainton with Newby Parish Council – Harrogate District 

Vacancy for Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer 

Rainton with Newby Parish Council seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.

The role encompasses all Parish Council administration, including acting as advisor to the Parish Council. Preparation for the Parish council meetings, preparation of agendas, minutes, implementing actions and decisions taken by the Parish Council and dealing with correspondence, as well as the preparation of budgets, financial record keeping and arrangements for audit.


  • The post is part time, 4 hours per week.


  • Working mainly from home, the hours of work are flexible except for attendance at monthly meetings in Rainton.


  • Salary on pay scale LC1. Point 7 (£183.62 per calendar month) dependent upon qualifications and experience.


  • Good oral, written and computer skills are essential.


  • Must be able to store Council equipment and files at home address.


  • Must be available to attend monthly Council meetings.


  • The successful applicant will be expected to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA).


To register an interest in this role or for more information please email Peter W. Speed   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chairman, Rainton with Newby Parish Council 


February 2022