The Parish Council is seeking to recruit two people to carry out administrative duties relating to the work of Bradwell Parish Council and to deputise for the Clerk to the Council in the Clerk’s absence. One post is permanent and one post is a temporary contract for six months only.

Both positions are part-time, for 15-20 hours per week, (3-4 hours per day Monday to Friday, with some flexibility over hours and days). Salary Scale NJC: SCP 18 – 22 (£18,870 - £21,074 pro-rata).

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate excellent organisation and communication skills with a proven background in dealing with members of the public.  Experience of working with Microsoft Office products is essential together with an understanding of financial operations within a business. 

Candidates must be able to work on their own initiative and have experience of working both as part of a small team and on an individual basis.  Given the nature of the role there is a need for flexibility and there will be an element of lone and out of hours working and some local travel.

Specific Duties of the Role

  • To provide administrative support to the Clerk to the Council and Council Members as required
  • To assist with the preparation of agendas and reports and take minutes at full council meetings in the Clerk’s absence
  • To administer Council venues and bookings for these
  • To administer the Parish Allotments
  • To deal with routine items of correspondence and planning matters
  • To liaise with the public and Milton Keynes Council as required
  • To administer parish events and projects
  • To assist with communications via the parish notice boards, newsletter and website.

An application pack (including the job description, person specification and application form) can be obtained from /jobs or by emailing

Please indicate when applying whether you are applying for the permanent and/or temporary post.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 23th November, 5pm.

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 26th November.

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