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Job Title Assistant Electoral Services Officer
Job reference CCL94
Department Corporate Services Directorate
Grade SCP 12-17
Pay From: £14,697.60 per annum To: £16,107 per annum
Hours 22.20 hours per week
Closing date 28 May 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the North-west close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as An Assistant Electoral Services Officer
Hours worked Wednesday to Friday.
St. Helens Council is looking for a highly motivated and organised person to join the busy Electoral Services and Administration Team.

The team are responsible for preparing and maintaining the Register of Electors, the administration of all Local, Parliamentary and Police and Crime Commissioner elections along with administrative support to Legal Services.

Your main role will be to support the Electoral Services Manager and the Electoral Registration Officer in the administration of all elections and referendums in the borough. You will also assist in the preparation, compilation and maintenance of a complete and accurate Register of Electors. You will need a high level of accuracy as you will need to input data and collate information.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent literacy, communication and ICT skills. They must be able to prioritise their own workload effectively and efficiently and supervise staff in a busy office environment particularly during elections.

Previous experience of working in an electoral office would be desirable. However, a broad understanding of office administration is essential.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

For further information please contact Jenni Langley, Electoral Services Officer on 01744 673220 or

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th June 2023.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Applicant Letter (1) (1).pdf
Person Specification (7).pdf
Job Description (6).pdf
Application Form (2).pdf
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