DEMOCRATIC SERVICES MANAGER

Location
Hampshire
Salary
Up to £61,581
Posted
02 Jan 2019
Closes
27 Jan 2019
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Full time

New Forest District Council is one of the largest District Councils in the UK.   We cover an area of approximately 290 square miles and have a population of 176,000.    We are looking for an exceptional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to lead our Democratic and Support Services Teams to deliver the whole range of Member related issues, including:-  

  • Support to all member meetings
  • All democratic-related interface with councillors
  • Member training
  • Members’ interests
  • Members’ allowances
  • Member complaints
  • Parish matters, including attendance at New Forest Association of Local Councils
  • Support to the Chairman of the Council
  • Upkeep of documents such as the Constitution and the democratic pages of the website
  • Admin support to Legal & Democratic Services
  • Print room
  • ICT support to members

Our main offices are in Lyndhurst at the heart of the New Forest, with easy access to the wide range of amenities on offer in nearby Southampton and Bournemouth.  

Benefits include:

•     27 days leave (plus an additional 5 days after 5 years' service)

•     Payment of professional subscription

•     Local Government Pension Scheme

•     On-site parking

•     Relocation expenses of up to £8,000 for the right candidate will be considered

•     Employee Assistance Programme

If you think this role could be for you, we would love to hear from you, for an informal discussion please contact Gary Evans at Gatenby Sanderson on 0113 205 6080.

Closing Date: 27 January 2019

Interview Date: 5 February 2019