Job Vacancy – Locum Clerk

Locum Parish Clerk/Proper Officer/Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy

 Full-time (37 hours per week) preferred however applications from those interested in part-time work would be considered

 Maternity cover – 19th July 2021 to 20th December 2021

 Salary – New SCP 29 – 31

 Illogan Parish Council seeks a Locum Parish Clerk/Proper Officer/Responsible Financial Officer.  Work will be from the Council Office on Tolvaddon Business Park, two evening meetings a month in Penwartha Hall, plus others as necessary held in either the Office or the Hall.  These arrangements are subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

The Parish of Illogan is situated between the towns of Camborne and Redruth with Pool to the South and the dramatic Cornish Coast to the North.  The Council’s precept for 2020/2021 is £182,844.00.  The Parish has a made Neighbourhood Development Plan.  Some of the Council’s current projects include the refurbishment of the facilities at Illogan Park; organising an event to celebrate the refurbishments at Illogan Park; and managing and maintaining Manningham Wood.  The Parish Council consists of 14 Councillors, the Parish Clerk and the Administration Assistant.  The Council also utilises the services of regular and one-off contractors.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons.  The Locum Parish Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and finances of the Council.  As the post is for maternity cover, applicants must potentially be able to start with limited notice and will need to hit the ground running.

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th May 2021.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3rd June 2021.

Please see copies of all documents below, if you would like a hard copy, please contact the Council Office.

TO APPLY, please complete and return the Application Form and Application Monitoring Form.

Covering Letter

Council Information

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Application Monitoring Form




Telephone:  01209 711433

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