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Electoral Services Officer

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£19,698 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 

Reference:SR0683-E 

Closing date:11 April 2021 at midnight 

This is a Politically Restricted vacancy

This position is Politically Restricted. Refer to Applicant Guidance notes for further information.
     
The starting salary is £19,698 (Level One) rising to £20,493 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
     
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
       
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
       
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce. We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
      
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference. We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes. We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.
        
The daily activities of this role are:
  • to accurately process and verify applications to register to vote and voting by post or proxy
  • to produce data files for the secure production of electoral materials or the supply of sensitive registration data
  • to maintain the integrity of the register by carrying out audits and checks on the eligibility of electors and sending the appropriate communications
  • to be frontline support to citizens, candidates, councillors and MP's on the registration and voting processes, via telephone, email and written correspondence
  • to assist with the conduct of elections including the booking of stations, recruitment and training of staff and the general administration for polling stations, postal vote opening and the count.
       
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Ability to build a working awareness,knowledge and understanding of elections and electoral legislation and regulations,applications and processess
  • Knowledge of computerised systems and procesing data securely. Advanced keyboard skills and ability to design and use complex spreadsheets,corporate networked programmes and mail merge.
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) for engagement with the public, Councillors,MP's,candidates, other authorities and government departments and agencies.
  • Experience of, or ability to, manage own workload and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to understand and explain complex procedures and offer advice and assistance
  • Ability and willingness to work outside normal office hours at certain times, particularly during election periods, when extensive unsocial hours are required.
     
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
      
For informal enquiries please contact Sarah Wilson, Tel: 0115 8764308 Email: sarah.wilson@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
       
Useful information for Applicants
      
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
     
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
      
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
      
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
      
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.