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Democratic Services Officer L303
  • Employer: Charnwood Borough Council
  • Reference: CBC/20/134607
  • Published: Mon 05/10/2020, 8:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade SO1 (SCP 29 - 31) £27,741 to £29,577 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Leicestershire

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Democratic Services Officer L303


If you enjoy a challenging and varied role and want to be at the heart of supporting the Council’s decision-making processes and supporting our elected members in their roles, then we would like to hear from you. 

This is a practical and hands-on role which requires someone with excellent administrative, writing and IT skills.   Your inter-personal skills will also be of the highest standard and you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the role and needs of elected members in a local authority setting. 

As well as producing agendas and minutes for meetings in accordance with the requirements of legislation and the Council’s constitution, you will support the Council’s scrutiny structure by undertaking research, analysing findings and drafting reports for scrutiny reviews. 

You will be part of a small, friendly team in a challenging and stimulating environment. You must be organised, accurate and able to work under pressure to pre-determined deadlines. You will be confident and tactful in dealing with elected members and senior officers and be able to think logically and plan ahead.

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Charnwood.  We offer great training and development opportunities and employee benefits include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Staff discounts in gyms.
  • Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme. 

For enquiries about the role, or if you require any further information, please contact Karen Widdowson, Democratic Services Manager (and Deputy Monitoring Officer), on 01509 634785. 

For further information and to apply online please visit our jobs page on 

Closing date:             21 October 2020 

Interviews will be conducted on the Zoom platform and will be spread over the period 2nd to 11th November 2020.  

No agencies and no CVs please.