Council Governance Assistant - £21,074 - £23,111
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 25.01.2019 | Job Ref: C/50112242 | Directorate: Core | Service: Governance and member support | Location: Town Hall, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Salary: £21,074 - £23,111

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday

Hours per week: 37

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Permanent

This post is suitable for Job Share

 

See our range of Employee Rewards

 

Closing date: 25.01.2019 at 23:59

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

 

 

About the Post:

This post will provide support in the Council Governance Unit for a range of administrative processes relating to the Council’s Member meetings and decision making processes, as well as school admission appeals. The post holder will also work closely with Elected Members in a range of tasks, including updating their webpages, processing allowance claims and booking / publicising advice surgeries. You will also give routine advice on governance and other procedures and help direct Member enquiries to the appropriate place. The post holder will also provide absence cover for the Cabinet Members’ PAs.

The responsibilities and requirements of the role are broadly aligned to those of a Management Support Assistant. In particular, you will need considerable experience in business support role and working with confidential information, as well as experience of establishing business systems. Some experience of local government and knowledge of the functions of the Council are also required. Good communication skills and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy are essential, particularly in developing a close working relationship with Elected Members.

You will also need to be able to balance a range competing priorities and manage your workload accordingly. Experience of using Microsoft software, especially Excel, is also needed, and the ability to apply this experience in using other systems such as Modern.gov.

The full responsibilities and requirements of the post are in the Job Profile but if you would like an informal chat, please ring 01226 773421.

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Job Profile: Council Governance Assistant - Generic Job Profile (Grade 5).doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Council Governance Assistant - Exposure Profile.doc

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 25.01.2019 | Job Ref: C/50112242 | Directorate: Core | Service: Governance and member support | Location: Town Hall, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
 

Salary: £21,074 - £23,111

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday

Hours per week: 37

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Permanent

This post is suitable for Job Share

 

See our range of Employee Rewards

 

Closing date: 25.01.2019 at 23:59

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

 

 

About the Post:

This post will provide support in the Council Governance Unit for a range of administrative processes relating to the Council’s Member meetings and decision making processes, as well as school admission appeals. The post holder will also work closely with Elected Members in a range of tasks, including updating their webpages, processing allowance claims and booking / publicising advice surgeries. You will also give routine advice on governance and other procedures and help direct Member enquiries to the appropriate place. The post holder will also provide absence cover for the Cabinet Members’ PAs.

The responsibilities and requirements of the role are broadly aligned to those of a Management Support Assistant. In particular, you will need considerable experience in business support role and working with confidential information, as well as experience of establishing business systems. Some experience of local government and knowledge of the functions of the Council are also required. Good communication skills and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy are essential, particularly in developing a close working relationship with Elected Members.

You will also need to be able to balance a range competing priorities and manage your workload accordingly. Experience of using Microsoft software, especially Excel, is also needed, and the ability to apply this experience in using other systems such as Modern.gov.

The full responsibilities and requirements of the post are in the Job Profile but if you would like an informal chat, please ring 01226 773421.

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Job Profile: Council Governance Assistant - Generic Job Profile (Grade 5).doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Council Governance Assistant - Exposure Profile.doc

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs