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Democratic Services Officer

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1664/24720
  • Published: Wed 15/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £28226 - £32798
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove

Job introduction

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person with excellent organisational and administration skills to work as a Democratic Services officer within the Democratic Services Team.

Interview date: Friday 8th July

About the role

We are looking for a self-starter who is adaptable and details-focused in their approach to a range of administrative duties including co-ordinating and servicing committee meetings, working closely with Councillors and Senior Officers, and preparing and publishing agendas, reports and minutes. Experience of report management systems (mod.gov)  is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

We are a friendly and supportive Team, working in a fascinating and challenging political environment at the heart of the Council’s decision making.

For further information please contact Elizabeth Culbert, Assistant Director Legal and Democratic Services through their Executive Assistant, Trudy Haigh, Trudy.haigh@brighton-hove.gov.uk (01273 292086).

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1664/24720
  • Published: Wed 15/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £28226 - £32798
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove

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