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Redaction Support Officer
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0576A
  • Published: Fri 06/01/2023, 10:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/01/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,496 - £26,845
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Huyton Municipal, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9UX, Merseyside

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Redaction Support Officer

Information Governance provides service support and guidance on the UK General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018, Freedom of Information Act 2000, Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) and Records Management. 

To provide a high level redaction support service for the Council with particular focus on work arising from the Children’s Social Care and Adult Social Care teams ensuring that all documents to be redacted are done so in accordance with best practice and guidance and giving advice and guidance to Council staff and external partners and providers where appropriate as directed by the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers.

To support the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers in ensuring that the Council meets a high level of compliance with data protection law and in embedding a culture of data protection and information security within the Council.

Where capacity permits to support on other data protection issues within the Council including the assessment and mitigation of risk, giving advice and guidance to staff and external partners and providers where appropriate as directed by the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers.

Where capacity permits to support the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers to ensure all schools in the Knowsley area meet a high level of compliance with data protection law and embed a culture of data protection and information security within each school.

Where capacity permits to support the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers in developing strategies and systems and giving advice to staff and external partners and providers where appropriate in respect of requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (the Regulations) particularly in respect of the lawful use of exemptions under the Act and exceptions under the Regulations.

Where capacity permits to assist the Council’s Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Compliance Officers in dealing with complaints and/or requests from the Information Commissioner’s Office relating to respect of requests for information under the Act or the Regulations.

In addition to the essential criteria under personal attributes and circumstances , communication and health & safety outlined within the person specification the following essential experience/qualfiications are required for the role:

To have knowledge of the requirements of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and related legislation, guidance and best practice. 

Job Application Deadline 29 January 2023. Interviews to be scheduled week commencing Monday 13 February 2023.

At Knowsley Council we will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

For an informal discussion, please contact Elise White, Data Protection Officer by email -  KMBCData.ProtectionOfficer@knowsley.gov.uk