Council: Meopham Parish Council

County: Kent

Salary: Ranging from £7264-£7774 (SCP 13-17) per annum (10 hours per week)

Closing date: 08/02/2024 09:00

Finance & Grants Officer

Applications must be returned by 08/02/2024 09:00

Fixed-term contract for 12 months, with option to become permanant from month 9 subject to satisfactory performance reviews

The Finance & Grants Officer to Meopham Parish Council will assist and support the Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer in managing the Council’s day-to-day financial administration. This will include optimising the Council’s financial systems and processes.

The Finance & Grants Officer will take responsibility for the council’s fundraising strategy and identifying and securing alternative funding streams to support the delivery of council services, projects, and events.

The role is for 10 hours per week. Ideally candidates will hold or be willing to work towards a minimum of the Financial Introduction to Local Council Administration (FILCA) qualification.

The salary, for this office-based role, is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience, ranging from £7264-£7774 (SCP 13-17) per annum.


  • Opportunity for hybrid working (subject to needs of the Council and with permission of the Clerk)
  • Paid professional membership of the Society of Local Council Clerks
  • Training and Development Opportunities, including to complete the FILCA qualification (if not already achieved)
  • 25 days of annual leave per annum (pro rata) plus bank holidays


Application Information:

Applicants should send their CV and a covering letter marked as ‘Finance & Grants officer vacancy’ to the Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer; Shaun Fishenden PSLCC on [email protected]Enquiries about the role should also be directed to this email address.

The closing deadline for applications is 9am on Thursday 8 February 2024