The Parish Council is recruiting!

Our wonderful Parish Clerk, Michele, is sadly leaving us and we are looking for her replacement. This is a great opportunity for Bourn residents and those nearby to work locally and flexibly to support the village and our friendly councillors (we are nothing like Handforth Parish Council and the Jackie Weaver incident you may have heard about!).

The job is based at home and for 13 hours each week. The job gives and requires flexibility on when the hours are worked with attendance required at each monthly meeting in Bourn (excluding August and December).

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and self-motivated person with good interpersonal, verbal, written and IT skills. This should include proficiency in MS Word and Excel and experience in taking minutes, book-keeping/accounts, preparing reports, dealing with correspondence and record keeping. The successful applicant will hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration OR be willing to obtain it.

Salary is on the scale recommended for local council clerks (as agreed between the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) ) depending on experience.

For more information please see below for the job description, person specification, application form and guidance notes. Please email your completed application form to

Please note that references will be required.

Closing date for applications is Friday 12th March 2021

Bourn Parish Council

11 February 2021

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Application Form Guidance