Thirlwall Parish Council is looking for an excellent leader, manager and administrator who can help councillors develop their vision for the council.

The new Parish Clerk will play a crucial role in ensuring the delivery of high quality services to the residents of Gilsland and Longbyre. This post requires candidates to have a clear understanding of local government, and an excellent record in administration, policy, project management, communication and strategic thinking.

Excellent IT skills are essential and attendance at committee meetings (in person and online) will be required. This will involve evening meetings on a bi-monthly basis.

This position is advertised on the basis of 8 hours per month, the salary will be for part time working and paid at SCP7 @ £10.44 per hour.

For further information about the work of the Parish Council please go to the Thirlwall PC website (which forms part of) 

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Cllr. Sue Seymour, Chair of Thirlwall Parish Council, on Tel: 016977 47359 and Mobile: 07935 259416.

If you are interested, please apply in writing including your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 30th November 2020.