Governance Officer job in Trafford at Council

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Employer - Trafford Council
Job title - Governance Officer
Job Description
Address – Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, M32 0TH
Salary – £26,999 - £28,785 Per Annum (Pay Award Pending)
Salary Grade – Band 6
Working Pattern – Full Time
Working hours – 36.25 hours per week
Contract type – Permanent
Interview date – TBC

About us

Trafford Council and its partners in the public, private and third sectors are embarking on a Vision which sees us working together to close inequality gaps and maximise Trafford’s huge potential. Our vision is working together to build the best future for all our communities and everyone in Trafford.

Trafford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture, we embrace innovation and encourage performance. We’re keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.

We currently have an exciting vacancy within our team to enable us to continue to build on our success and also bring new experience, knowledge and ideas into the team.

About you

Your style and approach will reflect our values and behaviours: you will be committed to continually learning & improving the way you do things to ensure effective outcomes; valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver service; you will take ownership of your actions and strive to getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong; you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.

The post would suit a person with good research, analysis, organisational and writing skills and a strong interest in the democratic process.

About the Role

As part of the Governance team, you will support the delivery of Committees, Elections and School appeals for the Council and its residents. We are looking for a motivated, career minded person to work in Governance Services, working at the democratic heart of Trafford Council.

The main duties of the post holder will be to service and support a variety of Committees and School Appeals. You will also work on a range of other areas such as supporting elections and registration activity.

You will provide support to elected members and colleagues in the Council. This will include organising and supporting meetings of Committees, School Appeals, researching issues/ preparing reports and you will work with Council colleagues and partners in other organisations.

For an informal chat, please contact John Addison on 0161 912 1815

About the benefits

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things here at Trafford.

Trafford recognises the importance of staff wellbeing and offer a number of initiatives for staff including mindfulness, mental health first aiders, running & walking groups and health and wellbeing events.

Our great benefits include:-
Pension
Car Lease Scheme
Cycle to Work scheme
Simply Healthcare
Employee Discount Scheme - 'Perks at Work'

Trafford the place - Trafford continues to be one of the best places to live, in the country. According to statistics, the borough scores h
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Job Location Trafford
Date Posted 21 Jul 2020
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