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Vacancy Details

Information & Governance Administrator

West Berkshire Council
£19,312 - £20,903 per annum (Grade D)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/04/2021 at 23:59 PM
West Berkshire Council

West Berkshire District Council is looking for a full-time administrator to join our Planning and Governance Team.

This post involves the provision of comprehensive administrative support to the Legal Services Team in order to support the functions of Strategy & Governance.  The workload is varied and the post holder will be expected to work with colleagues to ensure the overall team priorities for the day are achieved. 

Main duties include provision of administrative support for Data Protection and FOI requests, maintaining, updating files and records using existing systems and processes, ensuring accuracy and security of information and leading on the collection, processing and inputting of data into systems and databases as required, ensuring accuracy and security.  The post holder will also be expected to undertake general administrative tasks such as handling a range of telephone and person enquiries, managing some financial administrative tasks and providing administrative support in meetings, including the preparation of minutes and action logs.

There may also be opportunities to work across a wide variety of other legal areas that the service provides. 

WBC Legal Service is an exceptionally friendly service with a reputation for high quality legal advice and support to all our clients.  As a council, we offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days after 5 years service.

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

If you would like an informal discussion please contact Mrs. Leigh Hogan, Legal Services Manager on 01635 519626.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.


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