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Governance Advisor and Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/10/2021 12:00
£24,491 - £25,481 pro rata, per annum
Hours per week:
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Employment Location:
Blended Approach, home working / office based at Inspire to Learn
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

Further information

“This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.”

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

Our busy Governance Support Service is looking to recruit a full-time Governance Advisor and Support Officer for a fixed period of 12 months, in the first instance. Good governance is a fundamental element of all good schools, and this is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in delivering the highest standards of progressive governance for our customers across the Tees Valley. The role is ideal for an individual with previous educational governance experience, or for an exceptionally well-organised individual with excellent oral and written communication skills, seeking to develop a career within education.

The successful applicant will have significant experience of providing administrative support at a senior level, a good general education and recent experience of producing minutes of formal meetings in a professional context. They will be a good team player and have a flexible approach to work, being required to work beyond normal office hours on a regular basis to attend late afternoon and evening meetings.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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