Member Support Officer

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£20,984 - £23,167 prorata
Posted
03 Nov 2021
Closes
30 Jan 2022
Job Ref
REC001755
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Job Title: Member Support Officer 
Salary:    £20,984 - £23,167 prorata 
Part-Time: 28 hours
Location: County Hall
Permanent


Interviews will be arranged weekly and we reserve the right to close this advert early once the successful candidate is appointed. 


The Role:

This is a great chance to join Worcestershire County Council and support our Members in a busy and exciting role.

The Members’ Support Office provides a wide range of support for our elected Members. This includes providing administrative and event support, circulation of papers and briefings, alongside wider support around correspondence with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. You’ll work closely with the wider Member Support Office and Governance Team to ensure cover and support is provided to Members 09:00-17:00 and some flexible working will be required.

Being a Member Support Officer is a busy and important role, supporting the elected representatives of Worcestershire on a wide variety of tasks.  The ideal candidate will have experience of working with members, or in a political environment. 

This is an excellent opportunity for confident individuals to progress within a friendly working environment. Excellent engagement and organisational skills are crucial to this role, alongside the ability to problem solve and communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Sheena Jones, Democratic Governance and Scrutiny Manager on 01905 846011.


Benefits:

In return, you can look forward to:

• 25 days’ (pro rata) annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Local Goverment Pension Scheme


Disability Confident:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Applying:

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022,
Anticipated Interview Date: as and when

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