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Information Governance Team Manager - Woking
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/18313/4243
  • Published: Wed 18/09/2019, 10:30 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 11/10/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,838 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Quadrant Court Woking, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ, Surrey

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Information Governance Team Manager - Woking


£44,838 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7QQ. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the role

Come and join us in our improvement journey to improve outcomes for Surrey's children, young people and families. Surrey's Children's Services has started its journey of improvement and has a clear focus to work with our partners to support children, young people and families early to prevent crises and improve their outcomes.

Following a re-organisation of teams to ensure we have the right teams focussed on the right work, we have a management vacancy in our Children's Information Governance team. We are looking to recruit an experienced manager with experience of working in a Local Authority Information Governance team. We are looking for a team player who has excellent Information Governance knowledge and experience, who has innovative ideas on how to apply this to a large Children's Services team.

The Information Governance team, sits within the Customer Engagement Service and will operate within the parameters of a broad spectrum of Information Governance legislation and guidance. The role liaises on a regular basis with Legal Services, Communication Services and the Information Technology team, as well as external bodies such as the Information Commissioners Officer and central and local government agencies. It is responsible for informing the Information Commissioner of Data Protection breaches and leads day to day relationships with the Information Commission. The role holder will work with partner agencies, such as Police, Health and schools in the execution of their duties. The manager is responsible for a team of Information Governance Officers, Records Assistants and Paralegals.

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For an informal discussion contact Jo Lang by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11th October 2019.

Interviews will follow.