Information Governance Officer

25300.00 - 27682.00 GBP Annual
27 Aug 2019
24 Sep 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Governance Officer

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Information Governance Officer
Location: London
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: GBP25,300 to GBP27,682 (plus GBP3,600 London allowance, plus market supplement), depending on skills and experience

Closing date: 29 August 2019
Interview date: 19 September 2019

About the role:

The Information Governance team are the champions of Data Protection and Information Governance within Alzheimer's Society. The team's overriding objective is to enable all areas of the Society to use information appropriately whilst achieving the Society's overall aim of creating a world without dementia.

The Information Governance Officer will support the wider Information Governance team in achieving this objective. They will be the first point of contact in the Society for data protection and information governance questions, providing advice and guidance as appropriate to ensure the safe and legal processing of information. These queries will be from across the Society and could be in relation to service delivery, fundraising, campaigns, IT, volunteering or employment matters. No two queries are often the same which leads to an exciting and interesting working day!

About you:

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual looking for a fresh challenge and wishing to make a real difference to the lives of people affected by dementia.

You will need to have expert knowledge and experience of managing information in line with information governance requirements and experience of advising colleagues on how to comply with privacy legislation.

Working in a fast paced and responsive environment, you will possess good time management and prioritisation skills. Good communication skills are a must for this role as you will be engaging with colleagues at all levels across the Society as well as members of the public. With your strong attention to detail, pro-active nature and ability to build successful relationships, you will quickly establish yourself as a key member of our team.

Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

You may have experience of the following: Information Governance Officer, Information Governance Team Leader, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Legislation, Information Governance, Compliance, Standards, Records Manager, Senior Information Governance Officer, etc