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Vacancy for position of Clerk to the Council

Applications are invited for the position of Clerk to Scothern Parish Council.  The position is part time, nine hours per week worked flexibly from home at times to be agreed.

The role of the clerk provides a valuable service to the community of Scothern. It is varied, but key duties include:

  • ensuring that the council conducts its business lawfully
  • administering all the council's paperwork
  • administering the council’s finances, including preparing the precept/budget
  • ensuring that meeting papers are properly prepared, and the public is aware of meeting times
  • implementing the council's decisions
  • overseeing the implementation of projects
  • keeping the community informed by minutes, notices, website and Facebook
  • keeping up to date on legal and procedural issues and undertake appropriate training
  • attend meetings of the Parish Council and its committees

The proficiencies required include good IT, Microsoft Office, written and verbal communication skills together with basic management accounting/book-keeping capability.

Salary is in range £11.97 – £12.95 per hour depending on experience and qualifications (2021/22 pay scales, pay award pending)

For informal discussion contact Cathryn Nicoll (Chair, Scothern Parish Council) 07776 240967.

For Job Description/Person Specification contact:

Written applications with CV to be forwarded to Jane Johnson, 14 Sudbrooke Road, Scothern, LN22UZ or

Closing date:  Friday 10th June 2022

Scothern Public Meeting

Wednesday 25th May 2022

At 7.30pm

In the Scothern Methodist Church


A public meeting has been called to receive comments from residents regarding:-

Planning application No. 144716 – Bottle and Glass, 14 Main Street, Scothern – Planning application to form external covered seating area to current garden lawn.


L. Richardson                 

Mrs L Richardson    

Clerk to the Council

Best garden comp
Jubilee Poster
New bus timetable


Orchard Close, Craypool Lane West of number 24 and the South end of Chapel Walk

Please can residents of the above put their bins out as normal for the collection on Thursdays.

West Lindsey District Council will endeavour to collect them with their small lorry accessing from the Main Street end of Craypool Lane.  Please leave them out until collected.

Any problems should be addressed to West Lindsey District Council on 01427676676.

Many thanks

Scothern Events

For details of events happening in the village, please see the below calendar of events

Event calendar

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