Information Rights Officer

Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4RL
£20,138 - £22,658 per annum (from April 2017)
17 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

The Information Management service are responsible for supporting all Warwickshire

County Council business units on information access rights, data protection and privacy. We are looking for an additional interim post to support the current workload. This post will be reviewed as part of the change to data protection law coming in 2018.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months. 

The role will support the high demand for information requests, dealing with the public, liaising with social workers, other staff and external organisations to locate and process requests. It does involve working with very sensitive and sometimes explicit information in case files and hence there is a high emotional demand. However it is a rewarding role serving the public and supporting adults who are or have been in receipt of care. We offer an opportunity for you to receive training and advance your career in customer service and information management/governance, with plenty of opportunities to gain more experience and be supported by our team of professional information staff. Consideration can be given to reduced hours, flexible working, part qualification/training for role. Exceptional qualified candidates may be offered a higher salary.

Consideration given to reduced hours, flexible working, part qualification /training for role.

Please ensure you can be available for the interview date if shortlisted, and state any alternative dates if not.

Key Requirements

You will need to have some experience of dealing with the public, handling information requests and very confidential customer information and case records, ideally in a local government social care, health or police context. Part of your role will mean you deal with some very sensitive and emotional information in care records, as well as public information that we release. You will need to have a flexible and open approach to learning, an appetite and enthusiasm for understanding information legislation and using technology.

Additional Information & How to apply

For further information about the role please contact Kim Taylor - Information Governance Team Leader on (01926) 418639 or or Andy Morrall - Corporate Information Manager on (01926) 476882 or

Our method of application is online. If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply for this job' link please contact the Recruitment Centre.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email,  so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

Telephone:01926 418125

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Closing Date - 2nd April

Interviews - 12th April

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