Democratic Services Officer

England, East of England
£30 - £40 per hour
09 Jul 2024
17 Jul 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Democratic Services Officer

Rate: £30 - 40 per hour umbrella (Locum / Interim)

Location: East Anglia

Working: Hybrid

About the Democratic Services Officer role:

Our client, a Local Authority based in East Anglia, is seeking a Democratic Services Officer or Committees Officer on an interim basis for an anticipated minimum period of 3-6 months with the possibility of extension thereafter.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with prior experience in democratic or committee services.

The successful Democratic Services Officer will be able to work full time (or, 4 days per week) and on a remote basis besides attendance at evening meetings and offices twice per week.

There is potential for the successful candidate to move onto a permanent contract with the Local Authority.

Responsibilities of the Democratic Services Officer role:
  • Undertaking agenda planning, convening meetings, issuing agendas, and recording proceedings.
  • Ensuring timetables are met and co-ordination between committees and groups enhances the democratic process of the council.
  • To act as a member of the Democratic Services Team to promote effective democratic functions within the council
  • Ensuring that scrutiny functions are upheld within the decision-making process

Experience required for the Democratic Services Officer role:

Although prior experience within Democratic Services would be preferred, candidates with a strong background in administration, to include minute-taking, will be considered.

How to apply for the Democratic Services Officer role:

To apply, please submit your CV and/or cover letter via this page or alternatively, contact Lewis Dainty in the Sellick Partnership Manchester office.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

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