About the Role
It’s an exciting time to join St John. We have a newly formed team in the Governance Directorate and are recruiting for an Information Governance & Policy Officer, to report to the Head of Risk & Policy and work closely with the Data Protection Officer. The Officer will support the organisation to understand and comply with the requirements of the information governance framework and policy framework.
The organisation has recently established a Data Protection Champion Network, consisting of employees and volunteers who are passionate about data protection, providing a great resource for the Information Governance & Policy Officer to champion this area of work. St John will support and develop the post holder, with a view to the Officer progressing to the role of St John’s Data Protection Officer in the future and would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further.
St John has introduced a new policy framework and the Information Governance & Policy Officer will be instrumental in embedding this into the organisation, helping to ensure our policies are fit-for-purpose and effectively communicated.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
To be successful in the role of Information Governance & Policy Officer, you should have a good understanding of policy and information governance frameworks and a willingness to develop your skills in these areas. You will be a good communicator who is able to understand complex information and develop effective materials to convey this to your colleagues. You will be well organised and be able to work on your own initiative. You must be comfortable analysing information and producing status reports, and monitoring compliance against quality standards.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.
We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.
You will receive:
- Competitive salary & pension scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
- Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.
Interview Date: 14/10/2021
Application Review Date: 07/10/2021
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.
We are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, so are particularly interested in applications from women, trans and non-binary people, as well as those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those with different accessibility needs.
Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.
Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only. Any speculative CVs submitted without invitation will not be considered
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.