Sandgate Parish Council Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer

Sandgate Parish Council is a thriving and innovative parish council providing a range of services including a branch library, a large park, a refreshment kiosk and public toilets, as well as the usual public amenities of flower displays and events.

The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. The key roles revolve around maintaining sound and accurate accounts and attending appropriate meetings of the Parish Council. The full job description is below (or download from

The successful candidate will be numerate and capable of managing accounts through spreadsheets and on line payments and will also be able to present items to meetings and take minutes.

Working hours are expected to be three hours (10 am to 1pm) on three mornings per week including Wednesdays. The current rate of pay (reviewed each April) will be between £11.70 and £12.70 per hour depending on the candidate.

If you want an informal chat with the Clerk and Librarian, Gaye Thomas, please ring 01303 248563 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings).

Closing date for submission of expressions of interest with CV is 5pm on 30 September 2019 either by post to the Library, Sandgate High Street, CT20 3RR or by email to

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