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Northumberland County Council, Electoral Service is looking to recruit Temporary Canvassers (for 4 weeks, from 13th October 2021 till the 15th November 2021) who are committed to providing an efficient, effective and customer focused service to the residents of Northumberland.
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 suitable times when residents are expected to be home, including evenings and weekends to encourage completion of the Canvass Form following current Covid -19 government guidelines.
The role requires excellent communication skills; both oral and written, and the ability to work alone in outdoor conditions.
Applicants must have access to own transport which must have business insurance cover.
We are offering:
An hourly rate of £9.25 (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)
PPE will be provided
You will be allocated a specific area, where possible local to your home address
An informal web based discussion will take place on Tuesday 28th September, further information will be provided to successful applicants
You will be required to collect stationery from Blyth Sports Centre on Wednesday 13th October, time slots to be confrimed closer to the date
Please see the job description and specification attached
The closing date for applications will be 10th September at midnight.
For further information about this vacancy, please contact Nicola Milne on 01670 622601 or Stephanie Chipperfield on 01670 622602, alternately email email@example.com.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. 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 also let the team know.
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.