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Linkinhorne Parish Council: Job Vacancy

Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer

This is a part-time position (48 hours per month).

Salary appointment made between £21,748  and £25,991 pro rata.  Local Government Pension Scheme applies.


Excellent literacy, numeracy, book-keeping, communication and IT skills required. The ideal candidate will be efficient but also a responsive and proactive person, able to work well with our friendly team of local Councillors and the community. Attendance at the evening meetings of the Council is a requirement of the position. On average there are 14 meetings per year, dates being set by agreement/availability of the Clerk and Councillors. Preference will be given to candidates who have a relevant local government qualification such as CiLCA, but training will be provided.

Click here for a job description, person specification and application form (available on request in word format)


or by contacting the Clerk/RFO via Email:


Closing date for applications is 20th January 2022 at 5pm


Provisional date for interview is week commencing 31st January 2022

Linkinhorne, a rural parish in South East Cornwall, stretches from the River Inny in the north-east to the expanses of Bodmin Moor in the west. The River Lynher meanders across the Parish through secluded valleys and by gently rolling fields.

The three largest villages are Minions, Rilla Mill and Upton Cross; there are also the settlements of Henwood, Linkinhorne and Bray Shop as well as dozens of other small hamlets such as Caradon Town, Downgate, Ley Mill, Plushabridge, etc.

The western parts of Linkinhorne parish lie on the eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, an area of granite moorland, rising to over 380m above sea level at Sharptor, above the Cheesewring, a granite outcrop of apparently precariously balanced rocks. The highest village in the parish is Minions, at 302m asl.

Travelling east from the Moor, the land drops to the gentler hills and river valleys which cover most of the parish. Most of this land is agricultural or woodland; the climate is mild and rarely is there prolonged cold in the winter - snow and frost rarely lasting more than a day or two.

There are no major roads in the parish. Two classified roads, the B3254, running north-south and the B3257 running northwest-southeast cross the parish, providing road links to Launceston, Liskeard and Callington.

Coronavirus: Information and contacts

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Cornwall Councilís phone lines:

0300 123 1118 for COVID-19 enquiries

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COVID -19 Toolkit

Cornwall Council has now launched a COVID-19 Community Toolkit.


Click here for the result of the  Linkinhorne Neighbourhood Plan Referendum for the Linkinhorne neighbourhood area

The Parish Council article published in The Link is now available on the website

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