Information Governance Officer

29,577.00 - 33,782.00
13 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details

Title: Information Governance Officer
Contract: Permanent
Location: Plough Lane Hereford
Hours: 37.00
Salary: 29,577.00 - 33,782.00
Closing Date: 29/10/2021
Interview Date: 09/11/2021

An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Information Governance Officer, to support the administration processes and workload within the busy Information Governance team.

You will be working with and directly supporting the Information Governance Manager, DPO and other Information Governance Team members.

Working within the Information Governance team, you will be one of the main points of contact for enquiries relating to Data Protection Impact Assessments, General Data Protection Regulations, data incident Investigations, Subject Access Requests and other enquiries from the public and members of staff. The post holder will also be involved in the evidence gathering for the annual submission of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit, which includes the delivery of the council’s IG Policy and Framework.

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of Data Protection Legislation, and experience working within Information Governance or Administration will stand you in good stead for this role. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills both verbal and written, along with the ability to work in a complex environment whilst dealing with changing priorities. If you feel that you meet the above criteria, then we would love to hear from you.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

Similar jobs

Similar jobs