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Volunteer support co-ordinators during coronavirus outbreak.

With the recent Government advice restricting movement many people in Bedwyn will need help in daily tasks like shopping or collecting prescriptions etc., the Great Bedwyn Link Scheme has set up a scheme to help manage this crisis. Call 07717 006787 or email

Great Bedwyn Parish Council is a parish of approximately 500 homes. We are vibrant community with lots of clubs and societies, school, pub, post office, shop and railway station. We are an established council with 7 councillors and vacancies for 4 more. We are currently seeking a new clerk and responsible financial officer to start as soon as possible as our existing clerk has moved away to a new part of the country.

The role is part time, approximately 30 hours per month, and mainly home-based though attendance at our meetings will be required. Our parish meetings are currently held every other month but there will be additional meetings so a flexible approach to the work is needed. Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. The salary for the post will be in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale.

To be successful you will need a good level of numeracy, literacy and sound IT skills. A working knowledge of Parish Council procedures and/or public administration is desirable but not essential as training will be available for the right candidate. Maintaining impartiality, confidentiality and integrity are also key requirements of this role.

You will be preparing meeting agendas and supporting papers, attending and providing advice at meetings, taking minutes and overseeing the completion of minuted actions, updating the parish website, ensuring compliance with GDPR and other regulations. As our Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) you will also be responsible for managing the Council finances and record keeping.

Please read the job description.

To apply please send a CV to



Welcome to the Great Bedwyn Parish Council website providing information about the village of Great Bedwyn and the neighbouring communities of Crofton and St Katharine's in Wiltshire and the activities of the Parish Council.

The Parish Council is the tier of Local Government closest to the people. On our website we outline the role and services provided by the Parish Council along with the details of our councillors. We provide you with the dates of our meetings and copies of the agendas and minutes.

This site will enable you to find out about our vibrant community and understand the roles and responsibilities of the Parish Council. It is our intention to enable more residents to play an active role in the community, participate in more activities, attend Parish Council Meetings and thoroughly enjoy living in the parish of Great Bedwyn.





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