Locum Democratic Services Officer

  • Job Reference: PHB/6881150
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: East Anglia
  • Salary: £15.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Democratic Services Officer – £15 to £25 per hour – East Anglia

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Democratic Services Officer to join a dynamic organisation in East Anglia for an initial period of 3 months.

The Council are preferably seeking someone to carry out the role on a full-time basis but part-time applicants possessing relevant experience are also encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have Local Authority experience in a similar role and have a good understanding of democratic processes.

Duties may include:

  • Providing professional procedural advice to members, officers and the public on the law and practice of governance processes such as delegated decisions, interests and the Forward Plan/Key decisions lists and ethical standards
  • Handling administration such as arranging and attending meetings and preparing appeals, briefings and minutes
  • Implementing and maintaining the electronic Committee management system
  • Understanding the organisational culture and politics across and beyond the Local Authority

The client is offering a rate of between £15 and £25 per hour umbrella dependent on experience.

Should you, or anybody you know wish to apply for the above position then please contact Philippa Turner or Ben Watts by phone on 0121 616 0660 or email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com

We look forward to your application.

We endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.