Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 25 September 2022
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact Peter Questier, Senior Information Governance Officer on 01273 482291 or Michelle Ingham, Planning Manager on 01273 482550.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Information Governance Officer to join our team within Children’s Services.
This is a varied and fast paced role where you will be exposed to a wide range of information governance and data protection activities.
The Children’s Services Information Governance team supports both the department and schools across the county to meet data protection requirements, including the successful provision of the current statutory role of Data Protection Officer for schools.
Working as a key member of the Information Governance team, you will be responsible for the provision of information governance advice and guidance to the department and to schools through direct support, comprehensive training programmes and on-line resources, compliance reviews and specific case work.
Do you have experience in data protection? We are looking for an inspiring individual who can offer a 'hands-on' approach from day one, committed to providing a fantastic provision to both our internal and external customers with a focus on exceptional customer service within data protection.
We are looking for an Information Governance and Data Protection professional with experience of the following:
- Good knowledge of data protection legislation
- Experience of auditing compliance
- Advising on and reviewing Data Protection Impact Assessments
- Managing data breaches
- Advising on all aspects of individual information rights
- Advising on privacy and data protection matters
- Good knowledge of responding to data protection subject access requests, including the completion of redactions
In return we can provide a friendly, team led environment with a council wide data protection support network. We offer the opportunity for hybrid working (with a minimum of two days in the office, usually Monday and Tuesday)
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.