Governance Support Officer (18.5 Hours)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
06/07/2022 12:00
£26,446 - £27,514 per annum (pro rata)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Belmont House
Number of posts:
Closing date:
6 Jul
Further Information

We are looking to employ a suitably qualified part time Governance Support Officer for our Mental Health teams in the Borough. This is a fixed term contract for maternity cover. The Mental Health teams are managed by experienced Mental Health Social Workers who are also Approved Mental Health Professionals. In addition, there is an AMHP service which is managed by a Professional AMHP Lead responsible for strengthening the management support to the Council’s AMHP service.

Applicants should have significant experience in an administrative role, developing and managing office systems. You should have extensive knowledge of working with Microsoft Office software, Excel, database, email etc. Prior experience of Local Authority and Health systems would be desirable. The ability to communicate at all levels is paramount to this post.

The post holder will interact on a regular basis with vulnerable adults, their families, carers and other professionals involved in their care. In addition, the post holder will have some supervisory responsibility for our Business Support Officer and Administrative Apprentice.

See attached job description for further details of role and responsibilities.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Nicola Smith Team Leader on 01642 771500.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.