An Exciting Opportunity – Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer  

£26,683 to £28,982

Salary Scale LC2 (29-32)

30 hours per week

(Subject to review)

Attractive Pension Scheme

 Brixworth Parish Council is looking to recruit a proactive individual who is an excellent manager and ambassador to partner our elected members in delivering their priorities to the Community.

The successful candidate will have considerable administrative and organisational skills and have experience of working within local government. You will need to be a good communicator, be able to work under pressure and possess the ability to deal with a wide range of people with both diplomacy and tact. Strong interpersonal skills are essential together with IT skills which should include the competent use of the Microsoft range of products.

The successful candidate is expected to hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

The successful candidate will manage the council’s services, its four staff and take on the pivotal role in ensuring the council continues to move forward by delivering new initiatives and projects. Duties will require some evening work including attending Council meetings. The Parish Clerk is supported by a part time Assistant.  The Parish Clerk would also be expected to build and maintain a good working relationship with all the organisations within the village.

Brixworth is a unique large rural village set amid the rolling Northamptonshire countryside. It has grown in recent years and today has a population of approximately 5,500. It has one of the oldest, largest, and most complete Anglo-Saxon churches in the country whilst also being at the forefront of innovation being home to Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains. Both Pitsford Water (a reservoir) and Brixworth Country Park, are a short distance from the village.

If you want to take this opportunity to serve a vibrant local Council and also have the required organisational and administrative skills please apply using the application form available from our website at  The Job Description and personal specification is also on the website.

The workplace is based both at home and at the Brixworth Community Centre & Library.

Further information is available from Peter Rowbotham, Parish Clerk via email at or telephone 07983 141786.

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

The deadline for written applications is Friday 28th May 2021.

Please submit you completed application form via email to with the subject heading ‘Job Application’.