Information Governance Advisor

Posted on 13 March 2024
  • Directorate BHCC: Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities
  • Salary £37,336 - £40,221
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed

Job Summary

  • Job reference
    orbis/TP/71123/39779
  • Positions available
    1
  • Working hours
    18.5
  • Closing date

    This vacancy has closed

  • Job category
    Administration & Clerical
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Taking a lead role in supporting Housing in maintaining compliance with statutory frameworks for the management of information, the post holder will provide subject matter expertise and information governance assurance.

This is a part time position within the Performance and Improvement Team. Based primarily at the Housing Centre, with the opportunity for flexible and remote working.

Interview date: Thursday 23rd May

For an informal discussion, please contact Laura Newton - Business Change Manager on 01273 3231.

About the role

Taking a lead role in supporting Housing in maintaining compliance with statutory frameworks for the management of information, the post holder will provide subject matter expertise and information governance assurance.

This will include supporting with the completion of Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and Data Sharing Agreements (DSAs).This role will also be responsible for the development and dissemination of information governance policies, training and guidance to support services in managing information governance and security incidents.

Additionally, being responsible for supporting critical business change through collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders , the post holder will ensure that information management is embedded within business processes.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.

Working arrangements are subject to Government guidance at the time. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.

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