Hope with Aston Parish Council

Working for the Parishes of Hope and Aston

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Job Vacancy - Clerk/RFO

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Vacancy: Parish clerk/ RFO, Hope with Aston Parish Council


A vacancy has arisen for a Parish Clerk/ Responsible Financial Officer for Hope with Aston Parish Council. The successful applicant will work from home and be required to attend Council meetings. There are usually 11 per year and normally held in Hope on the 1st Monday of the month.


The applicant should have previous administrative experience and must have good IT skills. The applicant should also demonstrate good organisational and communication skills. It is desirable, but not essential, that the applicant have an understanding of local government practices and procedures as training through DALC can be arranged. The successful candidate will be required to attend DALC Clerk Induction Training, if they have not already done so. The candidate should be willing to work towards the Certificate in Local Council Administration.


In addition to providing support to the nine Councillors, the Clerk / RFO will also be responsible for all statutory financial reporting requirements. Salary will be within the NALC scale LC1 18 – 22


For full job description or further information please email:

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 19:33  

Dates of Meetings for 2018/19

All meetings are in the small room in the Methodist Church Hall, Edale Road and start at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated. Meetings are open to the public. Please click on a meeting to see the agenda, this will only become available one week before the meeting and will be replaced by unadopted minutes approximately one week after the meeting. If the word UNADOPTED appears as a watermark across the minutes then these minutes have not yet been adopted by the council. Minutes are usually adopted at the following meeting For more information please contact the Clerk.

14th May 2018 (Annual Meeting)

4th June 2018

2nd July 2018

August (No meeting)

3rd September 2018

8th October 2018

5th November 2018

3rd December 2018

7th January 2019

4th February 2019

4th March 2019

1st April 2019

13th May 2019


Please contact the clerk if your organisation would like to be included in this list.

This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for Hope with Aston

Other Useful links include:

Hope Sports Club

Hope Valley College

High Peak Borough Council

Derbyshire County Council

Peak District National Park Authority

Andrew Binghham MP for High Peak

Local Police Safer Neighbourhood Team

High Peak Community Housing

Derbyshire Association of Local Councils

Bradwell Parish Council

Hathersage Parish Council

Throughout our site you will find links to external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, Hope with Aston Parish Council cannot take responsibility for the content contained in pages maintained by external providers.  If you come across any external links that don't work, we would be grateful if you could report them to the Clerk