North Kesteven District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to ensuring all recruitment processes are non-discriminatory and that no potential or current employee is treated unfairly.

The Council requires all job applications to be completed online. If you have any queries with regards to the process or have difficulty accessing the application please contact the Council on 01529 414155 and request to speak to the HR department. Alternatively, you can email regarding the application process or any current vacancies and a member of the team will get back to you.

Independent Person for Standards

If you are interested in playing an important role in promoting and maintaining high standards of ethical conduct in the district of North Kesteven, you are invited to apply for the position of Independent Person. Support and training will be given, and a stipend of £1,200 per annum.

The Standards Committee oversees the ethical standards of elected and co-opted members of the District Council and parish/town councils and promote high standards of conduct.

The Independent Person supports the Monitoring Officer and Standards Committee by providing an independent perspective on the Council’s ethical framework as well as having an active role in the management and conduct of member complaints.  The role of the Independent Person also includes involvement in disciplinary action against a Council’s statutory officers (i.e. Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer or Monitoring Officer). This will involve the appointment of a panel of at least two independent persons for the purpose of advising the Council on matters relating to the dismissal of these officers.

For more information on the role and to download an application form, please see our page - Independent Person of Standards

To request that an application form is posted, please email

If you want to speak to someone about the role, please call Marcella Heath on 01529 308291 in the first instance. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 23 January 2022.