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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Democratic Services Officer

North Lincolnshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Locum Senior Democratic Services Officer – £25 to £35 per hour – East Midlands – Remote Working

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Senior Democratic Services Officer to join a Local Authority in the East Midlands. This role will operate on a full-time basis for an initial period of 3 months.

This assignment will operate on a remote working basis for the foreseeable future, but there will be some expectation for office presence as and when required.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience operating as a Democratic Services Manager or Democratic Services Officer for a Local Authority.

Duties may include:

  • Developing and maintaining the Council's governance processes and policy documents

  • Ensuring that statutory notices are published within statutory timescales

  • Identifying improvements and maintaining a number of key Council documents in line with legislation

  • Interpreting a range of complex legislation, statutory guidance and the Constitution

  • Identifying where client departments may not be working within legislative requirements and find practical solutions to achieving their aim

  • Constructing complex advice and writing reports to members and officers to balance legislative requirements and business needs

  • Completing Community Governance Reviews in line with legislation

For further information, please contact Will Pardoe or Tom Hoult on or alternatively send your CV to

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.


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