Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

Job Vacancies

Braybrooke Parish Council

Braybrooke is a small village in the borough of Kettering about halfway between Market Harborough and Desborough. There are 350 electors and the council has a precept for 2019/20 of £6,200. The council, which has seven councillors, has a vacancy for a Clerk/RFO working 6 hours per week. The closing date for applications is 9 November 2019. Full details below:

Irthlingborough Town Council

Irthlingborough is a town just off the A45 between Wellingborough and Thrapston in East Northamptonshire with approximately 9,500 residents. The council has a vacancy for a Finance/Administrative Officer working 20 hours per week. The council has a precept for 2019/20 of £447,209 and there are 12 councillors. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 25 October 2019. Full details below:

Rushden Town Council

Rushden Town Council is looking for a full time (37 hours) Communications/Economic Development Officer - LC2 Scale 18-23 (£24,313 - £26,999)

You will be a creative and flexible communications professional who will use your skills to develop and implement internal and external communications campaigns to engage with a wide range of stakeholders including residents, community groups, local authorities and local businesses.

Ideally educated to degree level (but not essential) , preferably in a marketing/communications professional qualification, you will have experience of developing and implementing promotional and communications campaigns and events across a variety of media and be keen to demonstrate your initiative and creativity as someone familiar with web and print production as well as with the use of social media.

This role will play a part in helping Rushden Town Council to achieve its plans for delivering various projects, generating income from external funding and ensuring the residents of Rushden and other stakeholders are kept fully informed of all our projects and day-today achievements.

For an informal chat about this post please contact Vivienne Prodger (Town Clerk) on 01933 316216

The closing date for applications is Friday 18 October 2019.

Roade Parish Council

Roade Parish Council has an immediate vacancy for a Parish Clerk & RFO. Roade is a large village in South Northamptonshire with a current population of around 2,750; the current precept is £109,582. Situated 2 miles south of the M1 Junction 15, the village is located on the A508 between Northampton and Milton Keynes. The current hours of work are 28 hours per week but due to the growth of Roade these are under review, potentially increasing (by negotiation and agreement) up to 35 hours per week. The salary scale is LC2, SCP 22 – 23, so £26,317 - £26,999 (for 37 hours) equating to £13.68p - £14.03p per hour; an enhanced salary may be available for the right candidate and a pension scheme is available. The closing date for applications is 11 October 2019. Full details below.

Brington Parish Council

Brington parish consists of the two villages of Great Brington and Little Brington as well as the hamlet of Nobottle. There is a total of 396 electors and the precept for the year 2019/20 is £20,680. There are 8 councillors. The area in which the parish sits is attractive West Northamptonshire countryside and the Brington villages lie next to the Althorp Estate which owns a considerable number of properties and other assets in the three villages and a great deal of agricultural land. This means there is a close working relationship with the Estate and adds an interesting dimension to the role of Clerk. The council has a vacancy for a Clerk/RFO working 8 hours a week. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 October 2019. Full details below.

Norton Parish Council

Norton Parish sits adjacent to Daventry and has 8 councillors. There is a total of 319 electors and the precept for the year 2019/20 is £16,875. Norton is a friendly parish sitting in the attractive Northamptonshire countryside. The council has a vacancy for a Clerk/RFO working 30 hours per month. Start date as soon as possible to allow for a proper handover. The closing date for applications is Monday 14 October 2019. Full details below.

Stoke Bruerne Parish Council

Stoke Bruerne is a picturesque canal village just south of Towcester in South Northants. The council has a vacancy from September 2019 for a Clerk & RFO working 5 hours per week. The council has 323 electors and set a precept for 2019/20 of £14,800. The council has 7 seats. The closing date for applications is 26 August 2019. Full details below.