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Governor Services Adviser

Business & Corporate Services

Information Governance, Data Protection, Freedom of Information

Blackpool Council

Contract Type: Temporary for 12 months

Contract Hours: 20 per week, Term Time Only

Contract Salary: NJC Grade E SCP 22 - 25 £21,074.00- £23,111.00 pro rata for part time working

Please note the salary figures stated above will be subject to a 2% increase with effect from 1st April 2019

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join a small team working with School Governors.

You will be responsible for providing governance support to school governing board meetings, committees and hearings through preparing for, attending and minuting meetings, advising on school governance enquiries and decision making procedures. A key aspect of the role is the ability to take accurate and concise minutes of formal meetings.  You will also support training and development for governors and on occasion provide support for other meetings of the council.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and be confident in liaising with senior leaders of an organisation. You should possess a high level of personal organisation skills and the ability to act on your own initiative and work to tight deadlines, within set procedures. You will also need to have the ability to work with diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity and have a strong awareness of good governance practices.

You must be able to regularly attend meetings outside normal office hours between 3pm and 8pm.

This is a politically restricted post.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Jacqueline Currey, Governor Services Officer, on (01253) 476513.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory two year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.


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working hours

term time part time

application deadline

12 00 pm

1st Mar 2019