Vacancy for the NALC Chief Officer

Stephen Rickitt, the Chief Officer for the Northumberland Association of Local Councils (NALC), will be retiring later this year.

Applications are now open for potential candidates to take on this crucial role in managing NALC and delivering services to the member Parish and Town Councils.

NALC is an organisation which represents the interests of parish and town councils at all levels, whilst offering specialist training, advice and other support to its members. NALC is a valued and trusted partner to our local authorities, the combined authority, local and regional organisations. The job will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate who will play a vital part in leading and delivering the service to members.

Community Action Northumberland (CAN) acts as employer for the role and provides support services.

The job application pack is available below along with the application form.

Applications should be returned to by noon on Monday 11th July.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 21st July 2022.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact the CAN Chief Executive, Andy Dean, at to arrange a telephone discussion.

Details and the application form are available via