Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Join us to play a key role in the electoral services team at Brent Council as we prepare for the 2022 annual canvass in an exciting and diverse borough
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Due to promotion, we are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to join our Electoral Services team.
The successful candidate will play a part in the preparation for, and conduct of, all elections and referendums. You will play a key role in maintaining the accuracy and comprehensiveness of the electoral register.
Brent is a large borough with approximately 233,000 registered electors and 130 polling stations. This year, we delivered very successful borough council elections, with staff demonstrating high levels of commitment, strong technical skills and collaboration.
Brent prides itself on its culture and the council is passionate about improving services, putting customers at its heart and supporting its staff. We offer a blend of remote and office based working. This is a politically restricted post.
To join the team you will need experience of working in an office environment, including data entry or administration as well as experience of working as part of a team. Have good attention to detail and have some knowledge of electoral law and the electoral process. Due to the nature of the job a willingness to work outside standard working hours during election and registration canvass periods.
Closing date: 28 June 2022 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.