Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

 Flaxton Parish Council is an active Council that seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).

 The post is part time, 3.5 hours per week. Working mainly from home, the hours of work are flexible except for attendance at meetings which are normally held in Flaxton Village Hall.

Salary will be based on the National Association of Local Councils pay scale and is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Must be IT literate, computer equipment will be supplied if required. Must be able to store Council equipment and files securely at home address and be available to attend Council meetings, usually held in the evening of the third Thursday of each month at 7:30pm.

Duties will include acting as advisor to the council, minute taking, and compilation of correspondence, filing and accounts in addition to being the RFO to the council and administration for the Council-related content of the Parish Website.

Prior relevant experience an advantage but training in all aspects of local government administration, leading to Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification will be provided.

Immediate starting date.

The Job Specification, Person Specification, Job Application Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Form can be found below.

Completed applications including a completed Application Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Form should be sent by post to Derek Leetham, the Parish Council Chairman at Flaxton House,  Flaxton, York, YO60 7RJ or via email to:

The relevant information and application forms are provided via the links below.

Further information can be obtained from any Member of the Parish Council, contact details are on the Contact Us Page


Posted:  31st August 2021

Updated: 23rd September 2021