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Democratic and Leadership Support Lead Officer

Rugby Borough Council
Rugby, Warwickshire
£30,296 - £33,943
Closing date
7 Apr 2024

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£30,296 - £33,943

You will be responsible for the day to day operation of a busy team of Democratic Services Officers and PAs to the Council’s Mayor and Leadership Team. You will also be the Lead Scrutiny Officer in the delivery of a comprehensive high quality scrutiny support service.

We are looking for someone who has excellent leadership and team working skills and a ‘can do’ approach, with the ability to organise and prioritise their work.

You will need to be able to communicate in a clear, concise and diplomatic manner with councillors, officers at all levels and with members of the public.

Do you already have experience of working at a senior level in a democratic environment within the public sector? Do you enjoy working in and leading a team?


  • Competitive Salary 24 days annual leave, 8 Bank Holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 locally agreed day 
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Structured Induction Program
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Payment of professional subscription for approved professionals
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Independent Support for your health & wellbeing
  • Generous compassionate leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Claire Waleczek, Democratic and Support Services Manager on 01788 533524.

You can view full details of this job via our website , where you can also apply on-line.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Closing Date: 7 April 2024

Interview Date: 18 April 2024


Rugby’s one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country and at Rugby Borough Council, we have ambitious plans to drive growth and investment in the future.

With our world-renowned status as the birthplace of the game, Rugby shall soon become home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame under an exciting new partnership between Rugby Borough Council and World Rugby.

We recently opened a new leisure centre and a new crematorium, investments for our growing population – set to reach 130,000 in the next 15 years.

And with major housing, retail and employment developments both recently completed and in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time to live and work in Rugby.

Rugby Borough Council aims to recruit staff who share our ambition and vision – and in return, we’re committed to investing in your personal growth.

An equal opportunities employer, we offer flexible working hours and a wide range of training and development opportunities.
To find out more about Rugby Borough Council and our current vacancies, visit

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01788 533571
Rugby Borough Council
Town Hall
Evreux Way
West Midlands
CV21 2RR
United Kingdom

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