Position title
Democratic Services Officer

Our client is looking for two able and resourceful Democratic Services / project officers / business administrators for its Governance & Democratic Services Team.

The posts cover a number of key business support and project management activities at the centre of the Council and will include supporting 110 elected members, civic office and events, a wide range of democratic arrangements and providing governance advice to the wider organisation.

2-3 days in office and remainder working from home.


Responsibilities will be varied and you will have the opportunity to develop new skills.

You will:

• Manage projects such as member training and development programmes, Members IT support, multi agency partnership working, webcasting meetings
• Support committee meetings and informal meetings involving elected members and officers
• Arrange other support necessary to enable elected members to carry out their roles effectively


Your inter-personal and organisational skills will be very good and you will have a 'can do' approach to getting things done.

Applicants ideally will have prior experience of local government democratic arrangements.

You must have significant office administration and business support experience.



Date posted
17 July 2023


Base Salary
£12.75 Per hour
Job Location
Taunton and working from home, TA1 4DY
Working Hours
9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday
Beginning of employment
24th July 2023
Duration of employment
5 months
Employment Type
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