Bottesford Parish Council

Serving the people of Bottesford, Muston, Easthorpe and Normanton

Clerk: Lucy Flavin
The Old School, Grantham Road
Bottesford, Nottingham
NG13 0DF

Tel: 01949 222478

Village Warden Vacancy


Parish Warden, Bottesford Parish Council, Leicestershire

  • Area to be covered: Bottesford, Muston, Normanton and Easthorpe
  • Hours per week – it is anticipated that the work will be approximately 10 hours per week subject to emergency conditions.
  • Hourly Rate - You need to clearly state your hourly rate on your application form.

Bottesford Parish Council are looking to appoint a self-employed Parish Warden, the hours will be mutually agreed with who is appointed and will be reviewed after a three monthly and six-monthly probationary period.

The Parish Wardenshould be flexible, able to manage their own schedule of work, have good interpersonal skills and be willing to work under the direction of the Council. The Parish Warden will often meet residents in the line of their work and will therefore need to be comfortable with this.

The Parish Warden is required;

  • To be able to travel around the Parish and surrounding area.
  • To manage and plan work, to the standard expected by the Council, identify issues under the control of the Council and agree and prioritise their completion.
  • Arrange to provide the gritting facilities around the Parish during inclement weather or emergency conditions
  • When necessary provide litter picking duties
  • Have a good knowledge of maintenance related safety aspects together with having a general understanding of key activities and be able to carry out minor repairs, where necessary.
  • To monitor and fill up sand bag stores, grit bins, clear the culvert under the Normanton Road.
  • To provide the Parish Council with knowledge and expertise in formulating maintenance and repair activities such as playground maintenance checks, footpaths blocked by hedges
  • To be proactive with regard to maintenance and repair informing the Clerk of any issues and asking for direction.
  • Other duties will be expected as part of this post and are covered in the contract that will be made available to all applicants.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, proof of your insurance cover and details of your equipment held in order that the Parish Council can decide whether you are able to carry out the work which may be required as the Parish Council will not be providing any tools or equipment.

If you are called for interview, we will also require references from two sources.

For details of the contract specification please contact Lucy Flavin, Clerk, Bottesford Parish Council.

Please submit applications to:


Post: Bottesford Parish Council, The Old School, Grantham Road, Bottesford NG13 0DF (MAKE SURE YOUR ENVELOPE IS CLEARLY MARKED "VILLAGE WARDEN APPLICATION)

Closing date for application: 28th February 2021;

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:41 by Lucy Flavin

Tags: Village Warden