Parish Council

West Down Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer to work 18 hours a month.  The Clerk will work from home but will be required attend 12 meetings a year and other meetings as necessary.  The pay will be within the NJC pay scale SCP15-22, £9.77 – £11.77 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.  The applicant should possess good administrative; financial; computing and communication skills.  Experience of Local Government and Parish Council work would be an advantage.

Applicants should email a CV and also a supporting letter explaining their ability to meet the requirements of the post to

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th May 2019.

About our Parish Council

West Down Parish Council meets in Room 2000 of the Parish Hall on the first Wednesday in the month at 7.30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend these meetings.

Parish Council Minutes

Minutes of  the meetings are posted here after approval – usually one month after the meeting is held.

The Parish Council team

Councillors and officials are:

Sue AyreApril Cottage, West Down07980 182317 or 01271
Roy Drew
(Tree Warden)
Jasmine Cottage, West Down01271
Fay HookwayFoxhill Farm, West Down01271
Carole KingCaenbrook Farm, West Down01271
Keith Oades
(Footpaths & Auditor)
Brook Cottage, West Down01271
Sue Squire3 Eaton Place, West Down01271 864365

Councillors and Officials

Parish Clerk   David Lewis  – Osborne House, West Down (01271) 865405.

County Councillor – Andrea Davis –

District Councillor – Malcolm Wilkinson –

District Councillor – Pat Barker –

Police Representative – PCSO Paul Grantham –