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Elections Staffing

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford
Salary
£12.00 to £22.72 per hour, dependant on role
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Reference
TW/TP/2907/618

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Committee services / Democratic services / Political
Contract Type
Casual
Working Pattern
Casual
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

Elections Staff Wanted! 

Are you interested in getting involved at election time, either by being part of the postal vote opening process, working at a polling station or at the count?  If so, we would love to hear from you.

The Returning Officer for Telford & Wrekin and our Elections Team are looking to recruit staff to fill the following vacancies:

  1. Postal Vote Opening staff from approximately mid-June to Early July 2024
  2. Polling station staff: Presiding Officers or Poll Clerks on 4 July 2024
  3. Count Assistants to work on 4 and 5 July 2024

You must:

  • be aged at least 18 years of age 
  • be entitled to work in the UK (in accordance with the provisions of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996)
  • not work on behalf of a candidate during an election campaign
  • not be related to a prospective candidate
  • consent to working more than the normal working hours provided for by the working time directive (where applicable)

How do I apply?

Please email the completed application form to elections.staffing@telford.gov.uk  and the Elections Team will be in touch with you at an appropriate time.

 At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas.

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Application Form

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

Company info
Website
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
GB

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