Members Services Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/02/2019 23:59
£17,681 - £18,319 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
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Post Number:
Closing date:
18 Feb
Further Information

The Democratic Services Unit are looking for a Members Services Officer, reporting directly to the Senior Member Services Officer, to provide appropriate support to the Civic Mayor and all elected members.

This is a key role in supporting the work of the Civic & Member Support Section, working alongside colleagues to ensure that the Mayor is adequately supported in fulfilling their role; and that each of the Council's elected members are similarly assisted to carry out their own various roles.

Principal duties will include providing support to all elected members as contained within the Be the Difference-Supporting Members to Make a Difference strategy, which includes assisting delivery of the Member Induction process and the annual Member Development Programme, as well as management of the Mayoral diary, arrangements relating to Members ward surgeries, including arranging appropriate publicity; making necessary arrangements for travel, accommodation etc. required by Members; discussing and agreeing their Personal Support Plans; and assisting with the organisation of Mayoral civic events.

The role will be part of the wider Democratic Services team and in addition the post holder will be required to undertake duties supporting the Section's Internet/Intranet content.

The post holder will be supported to become familiar with the arrangements enabling them to work effectively and provide an excellent service. The post holder will play an active role and we are therefore looking for an outstanding individual with a hunger for success who can be forward thinking with excellent communication skills.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Nigel Hart, Team Leader-Civic, Democratic & Member Services, on 01642 526193; e-mail nigel.hart@stockton.gov.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.