Assistant Clerk

Assistant Clerk

Hours: 25 hours per week to be reviewed after 6 months.

Days: Worked over 4 days to include Mondays and Tuesdays.

Location: Pembury Kent

Salary: £29,000 to £32,000 pro rata

We are recruiting a pro-active Assistant Clerk to join our friendly, hard-working and flexible team based in the Parish Office in Pembury.

As Assistant Clerk you will work closely with the Clerk and play a crucial role in providing services and facilities to the community, managing our recreation grounds, burial services, allotments and green open spaces.

This might be the role for you if you have a strong community focus, great organisational skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft 365
  • Experience of managing services and facilities
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Effective organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload.

This position is for 25 hours per week, to be reviewed after 6 months, and you will be available for occasional evening meeting attendance, for which time off in lieu will be given. This role is predominantly office based due to the nature of the work.

If you’re the person we’re looking for then we can offer you the following benefits:

  • Salary between £29,000 – £32,000 pro rata dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata rising to 28 days per year after 5 years’ service.
  • Opportunities for professional development.

Applications for this role are accepted by application form only. Please download the form below and return to

The closing date for this role is 5pm Thursday 9 May 2024

For more information about the role, please contact the Clerk, Helen Munro, at or call on 01892-823193.

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