Alzheimer's Society
Remote
£25,806 - £28,181 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)
Permanent
Job description
Information Governance Officer

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary: £25,806 - £28,181 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 03 February 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)

Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date.

About Alzheimer's Society

Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.

We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

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.

The Officer will also handle personal data breaches, compile relevant management information and reports on Information Governance matters, manage rights requests and review data protection elements in contracts.

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.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

You may have experience of the following: Information Governance Officer, Information Compliance Officer, General Data Protection Officer, GDPR Officer, Data Protection Officer, GDPR Coordinator, Data Protection Coordinator, Compliance Officer, Compliance Coordinator, etc.

Ref: 106 402
Posted on: 20 January 2022
Closed date: 03 February 2022 at 00:00
Job ref: 106402
Tags: Governance