Access to Information Assistant (part-time 21 hours each week)
£14,255 to £17,606 per annum
This part-time post will handle data protection subject access requests and freedom of information requests.
We want to hear from you if you work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, have a positive and flexible approach to completing tasks to deadline without supervision and relish working in a challenging environment of tight and often conflicting deadlines.
Working alongside the Information and Records Officer you will process new requests, review documents to identify and redact personal data and issue responses. You’ll need to be able to diligently follow processes, quickly learn new IT systems and software and use your excellent communication skills to write responses quoting the relevant legal exemptions.
Further information about the LGSCO is on the website www.lgo.org.uk.
To process requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA).
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic groups who are currently under-represented within our organisation.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 0900 hrs on Wednesday 3 November 2021.