Democratic Services - Admin Officer
Job Title: Democratic Services & Administrative OfficerLocation: Shepton MalletPay Rate: £21,020 - £22,601 (Will pay more if experienced)Job Type: Initially to cover January 2022, but likely to be extended.HRGO Recruitment are looking for a Democratic Services Officer to provide effective and efficient support to the Council's democratic, decision-making processes and to provide comprehensive and effective technical and administrative support to the wider Law & Governance GroupIdeally you will have experience in the following:To be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Committees/Meetings/project groups allocated to you including:The attendance at Committees/Meetings/project groups and any associated briefings pre-agenda meetings.
Recording formal minutes of public meetingsWorking with politiciansWorking with SharePointExcellent computer skills and writing skills.
Accuracy is essential.
SkillsExcellent customer care skills and an ability to communicate well with all stakeholders. Excellent levels of tact and diplomacy and discretion.Good IT skills.The ability to support members in their use and adoption of IT through the use of plain English and the preparation of simple process maps and guidance.
Excellent administrative and organisation skills.Ability to undertake research and prepare briefings and reports.Accuracy and attention to detail.Strong literacy and numeracy skills.Ability to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision.Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to manage own work-load and respond to conflicting and multiple demands, changes in priorities and/or deadlines.Resilient with the ability to work in a dynamic environment.Flexible approachKnowledgeKnowledge of common Microsoft Office packages (Sharepoint, Excel, Word and OutlookUnderstanding of the work of local authorities.
Knowledge of committee processes.If you have the right skill for the above please click 'apply now' and Lauren will be in touch
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