Temporary Canvasser

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/09/2019 12:00
£9.00 per hour
Job Category:
Democratic Services/ Registrars
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Various across Northumberland
Closing date:
13 Sep
Further Information

The Service

Northumberland County Council, Electoral Service is looking to recruit 44 Temporary Canvassers (for 4 weeks, from 15th October 2019 till the 15th November 2019) who are committed to providing an efficient, effective and customer focused service to the residents of Northumberland.

The role

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and flexible individuals, to assist the Electoral Registration Officer with the annual canvass. You will be required to maximise residents responses by visiting households in your allocated area at a suitable time, to encourage completion of the Household Enquiry Form (HEF) and Invitation to Register (ITR).

The role requires excellent communication skills; both oral and written, and the ability to work alone in outdoor conditions.

We are offering:
An hourly rate of £9.00 (In addition annual leave pay will be accrued for hours worked)
You will be paid the NJC mileage for all mileage incurred
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

Essential requirements:
You will be allocated a specific area, ideally local to your home address
An informal discussion will take place on Tuesday 24th September, further information will be provided to successful applicants
Please see the job description and specification attached

The closing date for applications will be Friday 13th September 2019 at midnight.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Nicola Milne or Stephanie Chipperfield electionsstaff@northumberland.gov.uk or call 01670 624811 for an informal discussion.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07775026871 or claire.coe@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend the interview please contact Jordan Liddell on 01670 623930 or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.