Information Governance Assistant – Woking

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Job Details This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. Due to more than one post being needed we will be interviewing in stages. Would you like an exciting opportunity to make a change to the lives of families and young people in Surrey? If so why not join our Children’s Service Information Governance Team as an Information Governance Assistant on a fixed term basis. Reporting to the Team Leaders you will be able to demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines determined by government legislation. Our team is deals with an increasing number of Freedom of Information, Data Protection Act, GDPR and other Information Sharing requests, as well as providing advice, training and guidance to staff across the Children’s, Schools & Learning Directorate together with managing customer expectations. About the Role Your role will focus on processing Subject Access Requests often relating to highly sensitive data within a set timeframe as part of a project. Excellent time management skills, a meticulous attention to detail and focus are needed for this role. You will collate and review all data relating to assigned Subject Access Requests, and also redact and check that only appropriate data is disclosed within the parameters of relevant legislation. You may need to work closely with social care colleagues when responding to requests and are expected to maintain a professional dialogue with all stakeholders throughout the process. The post holder must be able to work flexibly with a view to fulfilling scope to undertake different tasks within the Information Governance team depending on business need. You will use the electronic document and case management system in operation in Children’s Services be accountable for your tasks while demonstrating an understanding of confidentiality. Additional Information Experience of dealing with requests made under the Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act and an understanding of the legislative requirements of Information Governance, such as GDPR, will be an advantage. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate good IT skills, including Lotus Notes, Outlook, Word and Excel. The post holder will be expected to maintain professional conduct in the working environment in accordance with the SCC Behaviour Framework.