Skilled Groundsperson

Full Time  

Salary (Scale Point 17-20) £18,672 - £19,819 depending on experience plus pension

Fordingbridge Town Council is currently looking to recruit a full time skilled Groundsperson.  We are looking for someone who is willing to work hard, is a great team player and who demonstrates attention to detail. Reporting to the Town Clerk and Council, responsibilities will include grounds maintenance on all Parish owned land; maintaining play equipment, buildings, benches and machinery, as directed.  An interest in horticulture would be desirable. A suitable candidate may have an opportunity to progress to a more senior role within the grounds team. Please note that this is a physically demanding role and involves working outside in all weathers. This is a full time role and will include some weekend and public holiday working.

Please see the Town Council website ( to view the full job description.

The application form can be downloaded from the Fordingbridge Town Council website or can be obtained by contacting Fordingbridge Town Council, Town Hall, 63, High Street, Fordingbridge, SP6 1AS. Tel. 01425 654134.

If you wish to apply for the position then please send your application form together with a covering letter to: Fordingbridge Town Council, The Town Hall, 63 High Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1AS (email:

The closing date is 21 February 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be advised that they have been invited for interview shortly thereafter.

Fordingbridge Town Council is an equal opportunities employer


Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley Parish Council are looking for a part-time Parish Clerk to work from home for an average of 14 hours per week, to include 2 evening meetings a month.

Computer provided, telephone and broadband expenses covered. Some file storage space needed.

NALC Pay Scale SCP 20 to 28 (£10.27 to £13.20 per hour) dependent on qualifications and relevant experience. 6 Weeks paid holiday per annum.

Suitable candidates must be self-motivated, trustworthy, responsible, tactful and diplomatic, able to work to deadlines, make decisions and give advice based on legislative and regulatory frameworks, proficient in Excel
and Word, comfortable in dealing with councillors, organisations and public by telephone, in writing and face to face, excellent literacy. Also able to commit to attending training as required.

Duties include (but not limited to): setting agendas for meetings, taking and writing the minutes, dealing with  correspondence, writing letters and reports, liaising with the public, other organisations and Authorities,
finance and budget management, preparing accounts for audit, organising community events, writing newsletters and articles for the press.

CILCA Qualification would be ideal, relevant experience and qualifications desirable, but the right character, commitment and motivation is essential.

For an application form and job description contact:
Natasha Mackenzie,
Parish Clerk,
Gorran House,
6 Butlers Lane,
BH24 1UB

Tel: 07929-379646 Email:

Closing date for applications: 15th February 2019
Interview date: 20th February 2019