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Electoral Services Administrator

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Organisation:
Huntingdonshire
Hours:
37
Salary:
£22,380 - £24,433
Working
Pattern:
Permanent
Location:
Pathfinder House
Reference:
27292
Closing date:
04 July 2022 at midday
Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly organised, flexible administrator capable of dealing with a busy and varied workload assisting the Electoral Services Team at Huntingdonshire District Council. Some knowledge and experience of elections and electoral registration would be an advantage.

Attention to detail and strong commitment to the accuracy of data entry are essential, whilst experience of working in a complex administration environment will be beneficial. Duties will include preparing and maintaining the electoral register, assisting with the organisation and delivery of all elections, polls and referenda and working to maximise electoral participation and improving levels of voter registration.

You should be able to contribute effectively in a team environment and react to work pressures as required to ensure you meet statutory deadlines. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work as the job will occasionally require working outside of normal hours and may include evening and weekend working, particularly leading up to an election.

We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.

TO APPLY A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/

Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment team recruitment@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

Closing date for completed applications is noon on 4th July 2022 and interviews will be held from 11th July.

Please note that the official closing date is as above and will be the correct date. Some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.

The postholder should have the ability to work flexibly, primarily the requirement will be to undertake office-based activities within the role, but there will also be the ability to work from home on occasion and you should therefore be within commutable distance to our offices in Huntingdon.

As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity on a full-time basis and are a supportive employer, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work life balance.

Our benefits include:
• A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension
• An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
• Generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service
• Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure
• Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development
• Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels
• Enhanced policies in many areas
• Flexi time & hybrid working (role permitting)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Occupational Health Programme
• Digital Parking Permit
• Long Service Award

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