Vacancy for Administrative Officer

Vacancy for part-time Administrative Officer at

Downton Parish Council

Downton Parish Council invites applications for a part-time role of Administrative Officer to the Council to start on 1st April 2020.

This is a one year contract with the potential for the role to become permanent and with a deadline for applications of 21st February 2020.

Salary:  New SCP 5 £18,065 pro rata for 10 hrs per week

This is a new appointment to meet the expanding workload of the Parish Council, reporting to the Parish Clerk.  The Administrative Officer would be expected to work from home on a minimum of two days per week, with office equipment and a home working allowance supplied.  Office accommodation could be provided if home working is unsuitable for the right candidate.  Some evening work will be required.

Applicants should have a good standard of education (5 GCSEs or equivalent), good administrative, communication and interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of IT, particularly Microsoft Office. Some knowledge of Parish Council work would be an advantage as would previous experience of dealing with members of the public, although training and guidance will be given.

To make enquiries about the role or to apply, by requesting a Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, please  contact Bev Cornish, the Clerk, by email on or on 01725 513874 (Mon-Fri 10 am to 3 pm only) or see the Parish Council’s website at .

This vacancy closes on Friday 21st February 2020 at 4 pm.

Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 2nd March 2020.

Downton Parish Council is an equal opportunities employer and applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.

Application Form for Administrative Officer

Job Description for Administrative Offficer

Person Specification For Admin Officer