Democratic Services Officer.319

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/10/2020 23:59
£28,672 - £32,234
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Democratic Services/ Registrars
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
20 Oct
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

We are looking for a dedicated Democratic Services Officer to provide professional advice to elected members, officers, the general public, and partners and you will be expected to assist with the supervision of support and technical staff, learners and student placements as directed.

You will be educated to degree level or have an equivalent standard of general education, have recent and extensive experience in committee services and be able to evidence successful experience in acting in an advisory capacity on professional issues.

Excellent communication skills are essential to the post, as are advanced IT skills and knowledge of working with multiple systems. Due to the nature of this post, it is expected that you will demonstrate a high degree of political sensitivity.

Full details can be found in the attached job description and person specification

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £28,672 (rising to £32,234)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes

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 an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 20th October 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.