Service Care Solutions Ltd

Freedom of Information Officer

Hi all I'm currently recruiting for a FOI Officer in the NHS.

Please apply for more details!

Hours - 37.5
Location - Essex
Rate - £13 - £15 PAYE Per hour paid Weekly by an umbrella company.

, To lead the Legal Department in the delivery of FOI and SAR applications, co-ordinating an effective and efficient service for the Trust that meets all statutory requirements.

, To work with a high level of independence including judgement resolving, review and management of corporate documentation, registers and systems and the development of information monitoring, working closely with key leads across the Trust.

, To provide a comprehensive administration support to the Legal Department as and when required.

, To be involved with highly sensitive situations and will have proven skills in the ability to diffuse them by resolving the issues raised.

, To have or develop a wide knowledge of Freedom of Information, and Data Protection and will be responsible for maintaining that knowledge up to date.

, To plan and organise work efficiently to ensure that both the Trust's and the Legal Department's goals and objectives are achieved in respect of post holder's work area.

, To be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the management of FOI and SAR requests in liaison with and / or in the absence of the respective team manager or as designated by the respective team Manager.
, To be responsible for assisting the team Manager in the development of effective and efficient information structures for gathering and cascading information to the appropriate personnel/organisations.

, To support the Team in the development, review and updating of any relevant Trust policies and procedures in a timely manner ensuring such meet the requirements of Trust regulations.

, Be responsible for carrying out regular audits of the Legal Department's work stream practices and reporting any areas of concerns, measures for improvement to the Managers.

, To support the Senior Datix Manager in the supervision of the work streams of the legal team in the absence of or within the instruction of the team manager.

, To be responsible for review and finalisation of FOI and SAR responses ready for approval once collated by the team in the absence of or within the instruction of the team manager.

, Support the Senior Datix Manager in the management of the Publication Scheme in close liaison with other teams / departments across the Trust to ensure the Scheme is maintained as pro-active, up to date and accurate.

, To assist the Manager in producing and providing training packages for staff across the Trust to promote understanding of responding to applications of FOI and SAR to enhance the Trust's overall performance in this respect.

, Collate and produce newsletter / publications which inform the Trust of good examples of practice, identifying positive outcomes from audits.

, To be responsible for the downloading and dissemination of legal updates to key staff including producing weekly ET reports, monthly Board reports and monitoring / reporting on all action logs.

, 250 training allowance
, Excellent pay rates
, Exceptional referral bonuses
, Specialist's Non-Medical Non Clinical consultants offering single point of contact
, Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
, Nationwide provider of staff to cover over 40 different NHS trust and private organisations
, DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

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