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FOI and DPA Officer

  • Location
    Barnet , Greater London
  • Salary
    19 £ - 20 £ / Hour
  • Category
    Legal - Public Sector Legal
  • External Reference

Our client in South West London is looking to recruitment a new FOI Officer to join their team on an interim basis.
You will provide information to the public in response to requests under the Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations and Data Protection Act.

Your duties will include:

*Supporting the FOI and Accountability Manager in providing advice and training and designing and implementing processes to ensure that the Councils comply with Data Protection and Freedom of Information/EIR legislation
*Working with colleagues across the organisation to ensure that responses are provided to requests for information in compliance with FOIA/EIR, including meeting quality requirements and statutory response time limits
*Co-ordinating and monitoring subject access requests under the DPA and assist Departments to implement agreed subject access request procedure effectively
*To be responsible for the on-going maintenance of the Councils' Publication Schemes under the FOIA

The following skills are required:

*Detailed knowledge of the Data Protection Act 1998 and Regulations and its application to local authorities
*Detailed knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations and their application to local authorities

If you are interested in this role please apply online for consideration.
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Camilla Bheekoo

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