Democratic Services Officer, Melton Borough Council

Website Melton Borough Council

Salary £19,554 to £21,166 pro rata ( based on 37hr week)
Permanent, Part-time (15 hours per week)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly created Democratic Services Team at Melton Borough Council.

If you want to play a key role in supporting the decision making processes of the council, work closely with Elected Members and senior officers, provide professional advice on democratic, governance and constitutional issues and ensure that the democratic function complies with the law and internal procedures then this is the role for you!

The successful applicant will need to be organised and politically astute and should have experience of working in a committee administration role in a local authority or similar organisation with good knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework of local authority decision making. You will need to be able to evidence experience of working within pressurised, highly confidential and/or politically sensitive circumstances and be able to demonstrate an ability to adapt and respond to changing priorities.

The Council will support you to be a creative problem solver and in turn you will benefit from working in a team environment where imaginative and dynamic thinking is encouraged.

In addition, working for Melton BC provides an excellent range of benefits and family friendly working policies. These include flexi-time with no core hours, agile working arrangements, generous leave entitlement, a full week off at Christmas, Local Authority Pension Scheme and a clear commitment to your continued professional development.

We are building a centre of excellence and would welcome applications from anyone who is passionate about good governance and the democratic process.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join our amazing team for 15 hours a week.

This is a politically restricted post.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 30th August

Interviews to be held week commencing 9th September

To apply for this job please visit jobs.melton.gov.uk.

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