Members' Support Officer

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Recruiter
Colbern Limited
Location
Greenwich, Greater London
Salary
£14.84/hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Members' Support Officer
Greenwich
Contract
£14.84 per hour

Our client is looking for an experienced Members’ Support Officer.

DUTIES OF THE POST
Under the direction of the Members’ Support Services Manager, provide secretarial, administrative and personal assistant support to allocated Councillors. To work as a member of a team in ensuring that services to Councillors are provided in accordance with specified service standards and working protocols.

To assist and support allocated Councillors in carrying out their Council duties and responsibilities, including processing correspondence and enquiries, responding on their behalf as appropriate, and preparing or drafting correspondence for their
signature/approval.
To investigate individual cases on behalf of allocated Councillors in respect of their special responsibilities and in their role as a Ward Councillor, seeking information from appropriate officers in order to provide a comprehensive response. To bring to the attention of allocated Councillors any cases requiring their personal attention.
To maintain appropriate records using information systems including Covalent
To acquire and maintain an awareness of issues and developments relevant to the special responsibilities of allocated Councillors and to bring relevant matters to their attention as appropriate. To ensure that the allocated Councillors are kept fully briefed on important and potentially controversial matters