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Information Governance Officer

  • Location:

    Durham

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.74 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

  • Contact email:

    kore@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ419283_1618850988

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 MONTH

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Derby City Council
Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an Information Governance Officer to join the Derby Council.

Job Role: Information Governance Officer
To assist in the process for dealing with requests for information in relation to data protection, freedom of information and environmental information regulations.


Main Responsibilities
* Manage subject access requests in compliance with the statutory requirements of the Data Protection Act and provide advice and support to requestors.

* Manage requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations making sure the Council fully complies with all aspects of related legislation and guidance.

* Liaise with council officers, members and the press office regarding requests. Provide advice and guidance as required.

* Assist with appeals and complaints from the Information Commissioner's Office.

* Assist with the Council's responsibilities for open data and transparency as required e.g. liaising with services to collect information for publication.

* Contribute to the maintenance of the Council's FOI publication scheme and its conformance to current legislation.

* Advise on the management of records and retention policies in relation to compliance with FOI/EIR and open data requirements.

Important Information
£13.74 Umbrella Rate (ph)
3 Month Contract