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Temporary Canvasser

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/10/2021 00:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
1 Oct

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Temporary Canvasser

The Service

Northumberland County Council, Electoral Service is looking to recruit Temporary Canvassers (for 4 weeks, from 13th October 2021 till the 15th November 2021) who are committed to providing an efficient, effective and customer focused service to the residents of Northumberland.

The role

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and flexible individuals, to assist the Electoral Registration Officer with the annual canvass. You will be required to maximise residents' responses by visiting households in your allocated area at suitable times when residents are expected to be home, including evenings and weekends to encourage completion of the Canvass Form following current Covid -19 government guidelines.

The role requires excellent communication skills; both oral and written, and the ability to work alone in outdoor conditions.

Applicants must have access to own transport which must have business insurance cover.

We are offering:

An hourly rate of £9.25 (In addition annual leave pay will be accrued for hours worked)

You will be paid the NJC mileage for all mileage incurred

Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

PPE will be provided

Essential requirements:

You will be allocated a specific area, where possible local to your home address

An informal web based discussion will take place on Tuesday 28th September, further information will be provided to successful applicants

You will be required to collect stationery from Blyth Sports Centre on Wednesday 13th October, time slots to be confrimed closer to the date

Please see the job description and specification attached

The closing date for applications will be 10th September at midnight.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Nicola Milne on 01670 622601 or Stephanie Chipperfield on 01670 622602, alternately email electionstaff@northumberland.gov.uk.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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