Overview and Scrutiny Support Officer

£26,446.00 - £29,174.00
26 Jul 2022
10 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

The Council operates an Overview and Scrutiny function and are looking for an experienced officer to provide focused support to the Committee on matters such as cross-cutting reviews, strategic policy and scrutiny of decisions. You will also support the work of the Democratic Services Officers responsible for servicing the Council’s committees.

You will ideally have experience of working within a public or political organisation, and be confident in the workings of a local authority with knowledge of relevant legislation.  Experience of carrying out research or consultation is essential as is an ability to communicate well with tact and diplomacy. You will also take pride in being organised and thorough in your work.

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave, flexi-time and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

An application form and job description can be accessed via the website, www.stratford.gov.uk or e-mail sitsvac@stratford-dc.gov.uk.  

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Phil Grafton on 01789 260400 or, by email: phil.grafton@stratford-dc.gov.uk