Information Governance Adviser

York, North Yorkshire
£24,943 to £27,067 per annum
14 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full time

The Corporate Governance Team is looking for someone who can deliver at pace and is a proven “self starter” to support and facilitate the provision of a successful Corporate Governance service in accordance with relevant legislation and council policies and procedures e.g.  Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulation, General Data Protection Regulation / Data Protection Act 2018.

This will include conducting timely and comprehensive investigations and the provision of advice, support and guidance on our duties and responsibilities under the relevant guidance and legislation.

You will also support the further development of the design and delivery of a responsive programme of improvements to the policies and procedures that are within the remit of the Corporate Governance Team.

For a full list of tasks and duties please see the job description.

Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to work in a changing, dynamic and growing environment. If you’re the right person, you’ll play a key role in supporting and moving forward the future development of this major council service.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

This post is Working from home/remotely and occasionally at City Of York Council locations e.g. West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Cath Murray or Lorraine Lunt at  or  or on 01904 554145 

Closing date:  Thursday 8 July  2021 at 12 midnight

Job Description