St Dennis

St Dennis Parish Council have a vacancy for an office administrator.

This is a permanent part time position of 16 hours per week (Monday to Friday mornings with occasional evening meetings).

Salary will depend on experience with a minimum start rate of £10.04 per hour, scale of SCP 5 £19312 per annum Pro Rata.


St Dennis Parish Council are seeking a reliable experienced and self-motivated person to assist the Parish Clerk and Members. Minimum of two years recent experience within a busy office environment is essential. This varied role will include dealing with enquires, receiving and sending correspondence, minute taking, updating information on the Councils website and Social media sites, maintaining and updating office records.

Duties will include receiving and reviewing planning applications, production of marketing and other publications/presentations, managing the Parish Councils website and Social media accounts, reviewing and maintaining training records and policies, receiving and reporting on invoices for goods and services to be paid, applying for grant funding, assisting with the management of the Education Bursaries Scheme, supporting the Clerk with the management of land and assets owned by the Parish Council. Please note this is not an exhaustive list of the duties involved within this role.

The ideal candidate will need to have a good all-round knowledge of various office procedures, a high level of computer literacy, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Applicants must have effective organisation and communication skills, the ability to work well both as part of a team and on their own initiative, be able to plan and prioritise the workload to meet deadlines. Previous experience in Local Authority work is desirable but not essential. Applicants must have use of their own transport and hold a full clean driving license.

The successful applicant would be expected to work the occasional evenings and have a degree of flexibility to cover sickness and Holidays.

Full details of the role and the skills required can be found here (click on the link to download the information):

Administrator: Job Description and Person Specification

Applications will be accepted by completing the form below (click on link), by hand, and returning it to the Parish Council office.

Administrator Application Form

Closing date for applications will be Wednesday the 12th May 2021.

Interviews will be held early in June.