Calstock Parish Council is seeking a proactive Clerk & RFO who will hold overall responsibility for all aspects of the Council’s service delivery. The successful candidate will have sufficient knowledge, experience, resilience and leadership skills to work effectively with Councillors, colleagues and partners in local government and the community, to deliver the business of the Council while ensuring its democratic responsibilities are carried out lawfully and in the best interests of residents.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and management experience and legal knowledge surrounding local council activity, practice and procedures together with the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification (or willingness and ability to obtain this within 12 months).

37 hours per week.  Salary in accordance with National Rates SCP33 – SCP36 (£41,418 – £44,428) pro rata.

For an informal discussion please contact Ken Trapp, Chair of Personnel by email:

 The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded using the links below:

CPC – Clerk RFO Job Description

CPC Clerk – Person Specification

Application Form

The closing date for applications is Sunday 10 December 2023, 1700.

Shortlisting will take place shortly afterwards, with interviews likely to be held the week commencing Monday 11 December 2023.