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Democratic and Electoral Services Manager
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR0627P
Department: Corporate Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale PO 35 to 38 i.e., £37,849 - £40,760 per annum (subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 29 July 2019 at 12:00

Are you ready to take your elections experience to the next level?We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic individual to lead our small electoral and democratic team in providing a high quality service for all aspects of the electoral process, This presents a greatopportunity for a manager to develop your ideas, explore the use of new technology and seek to encourage engagement in the democratic process. Therefore, if you feel this is the right job for you, we would love to hear from you.

Based at our newly refurbished offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning of elections and the supervision and co-ordination of the annual canvass, planning and implementation of strategies to raise levels of voter registration. You will therefore need to be able to demonstrate experience of committee administration, local authority governance and an understanding of the relevant legislation.

You will also need to have up to date and detailed knowledge of Elections Law and Electoral Registration Law including policy and best practice coupled with experience of planning and managing national and combined elections.

Amongst other qualities, you will also need:

-      An AEA Certificate and/or Diploma in Electoral Administration and 3 years post qualification experience.

-      Excellent communication and project management skills.

-      The ability to solve problems whilst having the skills to juggle competing priorities.

-      Good organisational and administrative skills.

-      To be customer focused, possessing an enthusiastic and can do attitude.

-      The ability to work alongside Elected Members, senior Officers, Councillors and members of the public

-      A high level of IT skills with excellent written skills to assist with the planning and conduct of Elections and the Registration of Electors.

-      Knowledge of the elections process, procedures and relevant legislation with a sound working knowledge of electoral software (Xpress preferred).

The ideal candidate will thrive on challenge and be a sound decision maker who responds well under pressure.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Steve Brown, Head of Corporate Services, on 01909 533533.

The benefits include 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. During election and canvass periods you must be able to work additional hours outside normal office hours as required, to meet the demands of the service.

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GARDEN WASTE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: NBH0646P
Department: Environment Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale 4 i.e. £19,554- £21,166 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time
Closing date: 26 July 2019 at 12:00

We are offering this exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Refuse Management Team in this important role, engaged in maximising recycling and the early development stages of the Council’s new Garden Waste Scheme.

You will be responsible for promoting and developing the Garden Waste Scheme and recycling, including advising and assisting residents and customers across the District together with day to day administration, using administrative systems and monitoring of the Scheme. This will include customer invoicing and processing of related payments, operation and maintenance of both manual and computerised information systems and undertaking related research and data analysis.

You must have:

·     Proven ability to work directly with the public to influence, promote and develop new services or initiatives

·     Experience within a busy administrative office, including dealing with the public and also, ideally, relevant knowledge and/or experience of financial procedures and environmental services, particularly relating to recycling and recycling initiatives

·     Grade C or above GCSE in Maths and English at Levels 4-9, or relevant equivalent and RSA II word processing qualification or equivalent

·     Good ICT, communication and data analysis skills

·     An excellent approach to customer care

·     A flexible approach to working hours (as the post will involve some unsocial hours/evening/weekend work)

·     A full driving licence

The benefits include 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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ICT Support Officer
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: COR0749P
Department: ICT Team
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale 3 i.e £18,795 - £19,171 per annum (subject to Job Evaluation)
Working hours: Full time | 37 hours per week
Closing date: 25 July 2019 at 12:00

Based at our newly refurbished office in Worksop, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to help expand our busy ICT Team.

The ICT Service Desk involves handling, assigning and managing incoming calls. As part of this role, you will be responsible for providing helpdesk support and promoting the use of self-service throughout the organisation. You must therefore have experience of 1st and 2nd line IT support, along with a good understanding of ICT systems, both infrastructure and desktop, together with voice, data and unified communications.

If you have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to working, we would welcome an application from you.

The benefits include 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

This position will be subject to a Basic Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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Housing Assistant (Allocations)
Employer: Bassetlaw District Council
Reference number: HSG0889S
Department: Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhood Services
Location: Worksop
Salary: Salary Scale 3 i.e. £18,795 - £19,171, subject to Job Evaluation
Working hours: Full time | Maternity Cover for up to 12 months
Closing date: 26 July 2019 at 12:00

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join Bassetlaw District Council as a Housing Assistant. 

Based within the Voids and Allocations team located at Carlton Forest House, Worksop, you will be responsible for processing housing applications in line with the allocations policy, updating and maintaining computerised databases, giving advice and responding to customer enquiries as well as providing administrative support to the team. 

You must therefore have:

·        Relevant experience of working in a front line customer focused environment

·        GCSE Grade C or above/ L4-9 (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics

·        Experience of using IT Packages

·        Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

·        Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with members of the public

·        The ability to prioritise and manage workloads to meet deadlines

The benefits include pro rata entitlement to 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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