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Democratic Services Specialist Trainee

  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: 123/21/157453
  • Published: Fri 02/07/2021, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/08/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,278 - £26,222 (Grade D) Progression to (Grade E) £27,061 - £31,042 once fully qualified (Salary is subject to job evaluation panel)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY, Kent

LOOKING TO JOIN A “TOP 5” ORGANISATION?

We need someone to make our team even greater

Ok, ok - You can’t get much out of the title can you? What we can promise you is that you will get a lot out of the role! The person we hire will become part of a high performing, well respected team that allows the council to operate. So, whether you are just leaving school, finishing up a degree or looking for something a bit different and you think you fit the bill - Apply now!

Folkestone and Hythe District Council has just been awarded a 2-star, outstanding Best Companies accreditation and the number 4 spot in the Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Employers list. Pretty cool right?

We are looking for someone that strives for progress in anything they do. A person that enjoys participating as a team working to achieve a shared goal and develops from knowledge and experience personally.

You will learn procedures and processes of 4 key departments in the council:
• Elections and Electoral Registration
• Committee Services
• Freedom of Information / Data Protection
• Leadership Support

You will report to the Democratic Services and Elections Lead Specialist and work alongside 4 department specialists to gain the knowledge and expertise to provide continuous service delivery in their absence. If you are looking for variety, this is definitely a job for you!

As part of the role you will be required to work through a development plan that includes the successful completion of qualifications aimed at each area, giving you the opportunity to understand the building blocks and rules that regulate how the council operates and how democracy works.

For a chat about the role please contact Paul Butler (Democratic Services and Elections Lead Specialist) on 01303 853188 or email paul.butler@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk.

The closing date for the receipt of all completed applications is 9am on Monday 9th August 2021.

Downloads

  • Democratic Services Specialist Trainee
  • Democratic Services Specialist Trainee - Development Plan

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided below. Please note that we do not accept CV's without a fully completed application form.

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  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: 123/21/157453
  • Published: Fri 02/07/2021, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/08/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,278 - £26,222 (Grade D) Progression to (Grade E) £27,061 - £31,042 once fully qualified (Salary is subject to job evaluation panel)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY, Kent

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