The starting salary for this role is £50,047 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Information Governance function for Adult Social Care in our Adults, Health and Wellbeing Partnerships Directorate at Surrey County Council.
About the team
The Adult Social Care Information Governance Team is a small team of just 3 roles in addition to the Information Governance Manager role. This is a high performing team, they consistently meet the targets for handling Freedom of Information requests and Subject Access Requests despite working in a busy, faced pace environment.
About the role
The team manager role is responsible for developing and supporting best practice in all aspects of Information Governance and Data Protection and as such, we are looking for an experienced individual with a high level of understanding of this complex subject matter. In addition to your technical knowledge, supported by a relevant qualification, you will need to be well organised and a skilled communicator.
The team process Freedom of Information requests and Subject Access Requests in line with statutory requirements. They also provide information and advice to colleagues on all data protection matters, including Data Protection Impact Assessments.
The team manager role is instrumental in ensuring Adult Social Care staff undertake mandatory Information Governance Training to meet the standards required for compliance with the IG toolkit standards.
The role is responsible for managing a small team and previous experience of managing staff is also a key requirement.
In your application, we would love to hear about;
- Experience of data protection legislation
- Example of how you have applied the law in a current or past position
- What qualities you would bring to this important Information Governance Manager role.
- Your previous experience of working in Adult Social Care and your understanding of the Health and Social Care landscape
- Your previous experience of managing staff
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 10/12/2023.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.