Access to Information Assistant (part-time 21 hours each week)

The LGSCO is looking for an Access to Information Assistant to be based in our Coventry or York offices.

Salary Scale

£14,255 to £17,606 per annum

Closing date for applications

17:00 hrs on Tuesday 26 January 2021

If you have experience of handling FOI and Subject Access requests, a great knowledge of information law and are looking to work for an organisation whose employees highly rate its flexible working arrangements, this new role in the Local Government and Social care Ombudsman could be just right for you. 

We have created a new part-time post to work alongside our Information and Records Officer handling information requests. 

We are looking for someone with excellent customer service and communication skills, who can convey complex information accurately and clearly, often in a tactful and diplomatic way. We want to hear from you if you have a positive and flexible approach to completing tasks to deadline without supervision, work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and relish working in a challenging environment of tight and often conflicting deadlines. 

The Role

To process requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA).

Further information including the job description, person specification and details of how to apply are available in the job pack.

We particularly encourage applications from the Black and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently under-represented within our organisation.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 1700 hrs on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

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