Subject Access Review Assistant

North Somerset Council

Subject Access Review Assistant

Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare / some working from home
Contract: Fixed term, 6 months

We are looking for an individual to join our Complaints & Directorate Governance Team on a 6-month temporary basis to assist with a backlog of work in Subject Access Requests (SARs) across the Children’s (social care and Special Educational Need and Disabilities), Adults (social care) and Housing Directorates.

The Subject Access Assistant postholder retrieves data about a person’s history to enable them to understand their past so they can continue their future life journey. Details held by the Council are released to the applicant, but information relating to others is redacted (removed).

We are looking for someone who is excellent in terms of their attention to detail, who is able to work with highly confidential and sometimes disturbing information to ensure that the material disclosed meets SARs guidelines. The successful applicant will join a small team helping them to retrieve files and work on the less complex redactions.

Although it will be beneficial if the successful applicants has data controlling experience, full training will be given.

For an informal discussion, please contact Katherine Webb (Directorate Governance Coordinator) on 01934 888829 or Steve Devine (Complaints & Directorate Governance Manager) on 01275 882171.

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 16 December 2021

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £20,092 pr
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical / Reception
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