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Democratic Services Officer

  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:


  • Consultant:

    Jessica Gaunt

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Sellick Partnership are working with a fantastic Local Authority based in the East Midlands who are looking to appoint an experienced Democratic Services Officer for a 6+ month interim assignment.

The successful candidate will be required to assist with matters which may include:

  • Arranging meetings of Council, Cabinet, Planning & Licensing Committees, Sub-Committees, Working Groups and Chair briefings via video link
  • Preparation of agenda, reports, decision schedules, action sheets and meeting minutes
  • Ensuring that information on meetings and support papers are available through the Council's document retention process and Modern.Gov
  • Advising Council committees and working parties on correct procedures, relevant legislation and interpreting standing orders

The post is initially for 6 months but will be reviewed again nearer the time and potentially extended. The ideal candidate will be available for full-time work, although applicants who are seeking part-time employment will also be considered.

This is a 100% remote working role for the duration of the assignment and is accompanied with a competitive hourly rate. Previous experience within Democratic Services is essential to be considered for the post and you must be confident with hosting committees via video link.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.