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Electoral Canvasser / FM Assistant (Scanning)

Discussion in 'Sevenoaks Chat' started by Sevenoaks District Council, May 23, 2022. Replies: 0 | Views: 103

  1. In our small and busy Elections team, we take immense pride in our work and the service we provide to the residents of Sevenoaks. Electoral Canvassers are essential to our democratic processes, helping ensure that our residents take up their right to be registered to vote in all Elections.

    In this role you will be travelling across all areas of our district so a driving licence and your own vehicle is essential. You will interact with a variety of our customers to assist them with the electoral registering process so will have a high level of communication skills and confidence in dealing with enquiries.

    Alongside your canvassing role, there is the opportunity support our council services within the scanning team by scanning and indexing important documents that our customers and colleagues rely on.

    Key elements of the role include:

    • Working as part of a team,
    • Valuable IT skills
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills

    Please note that canvassing is a year round activity and this role requires you to work outside in both summer and winter months.

    This post is a 2-year contract ending in April 2024.

    Previous candidates need not apply.

    Do you want to know more about the role?

    Please contact Angela Bell, Deputy Elections Manager, 01732 227210 for an informal discussion about the role.

    Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

    Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

    Closing date: 5th June 2022

    Interviews: TBC

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