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Bolton- Access to Information Officer

Job Title: Bolton- Access to Information Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bolton
Salary: £11 per hour
REF: NYK153320221
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Bolton – Access to information Officer

Location: Victoria Square, Bolton, West Midlands, Lancashire, BL1 1RU

Contract: Initial Five-month contract with further extensions

Hours: Full Time – Monday to Friday

Payrate: £11 an Hour.


We are looking for an Access to Information Officer to join our Information Governance Team of experienced IG officers.

Good knowledge of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 is required as is experience of undertaking complex subject access requests.

You will have a strong eye for detail and good communication skills.

Files will be requested from our client departments and requests will be considered in line with legislation and guidance.

You will know how to react documents and have experience of using redaction software such as adobe.

In this role you will support other officers to develop and improve their awareness of IG issues and you will assist the team manager with regards to any inspections and reporting back to our IG Board and leadership team.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment with the ability to work flexibly and from home subject to business need.

You will receive supervision on a regular basis and be able to engage in receiving and providing training.

Main Duties

To manage and process Data Subject Access Requests under information rights legislation including privacy and Common Law and Human Rights Act

Provide advice, guidance and training regarding retention, disposal and records management

To undertake audits to ensure that the Council maintains appropriately the records it holds in Social Care

To support Information Asset Owners in the production of Records of Processing Activities, in particular retention schedules.

Assist in the development of Information Governance policies and standards

Assist the Information Governance Team Leader with any OfSTED, ICO, DSPT and CCG inspections where Information Governance is a key line of enquiry

Protect the reputation of the council with regards to information governance.

Signpost enquiries to more appropriate sources of information as appropriate

Assist with other Information Governance related areas as requested by the Information Governance Team Leader

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email