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We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to support the Parish Clerk working in a small team. You must be flexible and able to adapt to ever changing demands. The job is varied with no two days being the same. The successful applicant will have good communication, administrative and literacy skills as well as a good IT skill set, as they will be interacting with the public, Councillors, and other organisations in both verbal and written formats.

The Assistant Clerk needs to be organised, flexible and able to show initiative. The main duties include supporting the day to day activities of the Parish Council and Hellingly Community Hub, Clerk two of the Council committees and provide general administrative support to the Council. Ideally you should possess good communication skills, some project management and financial experience and the ability to take and prepare minutes of meetings. Training will be provided to the successful applicant. The position will be office based though flexible towards home working during the current Covid situation.

To view the The Job Description click here.   Applications are invited by sending a copy of their CV and a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying for the position and what you could offer the Council. These should be sent to the Parish Clerk, Jenny Hoodless Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss the post or seek additional information by emailing the Clerk and requesting a call back. The position is 20 hours per week, 9.30am – 1.30pm. The annual salary is £12,230 - £13,230

The closing date 17th March 2021

                                                  FREE PRINTING SERVICE FOR SCHOOLWORK

                                      Hellingly Parish Council would like to offer residents that do not have a printer, free printing at the Community Hub.

                                       All you have to do is email the Clerk - the work to be printed and she will let you know when it 

                                                                                                                       is ready for collection.

                                    There will be a collection box just outside the front doors of the Hub where the work will be left with the relevant names on.

                                          The Community Hub will be re-opening on 12th April 2021.  

At present all Council and Committee meetings are being held either by Email or Zoom meetings.      Should you have any comments or questions regarding items on the agendas please contact the relevant Clerk.  

Jenny Hoodless - for Full Council, Finance, Grounds Committees and Parish Halls Committees. 

Tracy Harper - for Planning & Environment, Cemetery & Allotments Committees.

About the Parish

The Parish Council provides a Village Hall (now home to Hellingly Preschool Group), Cemetery, Recreation Grounds (Lower Horsebridge, Lower Dicker and the Country Park),  Union Corner Allotments, Roebuck Park Allotments (coming soon) and the amazing new Community Hub. Many activities already being held at the new Hub and many more to come. For more information on these activities see the latest news at the bottom of this page. To see the activities coming soon, please go to the Facilities tab.

For details on the activities currently taking place at the new Hub please Hellingly Community Hub Facebook Page 

 It is also consulted on Planning matters where it gives the local view. The Parish Council meets at 7.30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, except August, when there is usually no Parish Council Meeting. Committee meetings generally commence at 7 p.m. See Committees page for a full list of forthcoming meetings.

The Council provides the Chairman and strong support for the Cuckmere Flood Forum. It administers the Millennium Arboretum on the Cuckoo Trail.