Legal and Information Governance Officer

Legal and Information Governance Officer

Grade 6 GBP 31,401 – GBP 35,229 per annum,

37 hours per week



The Legal and Governance team are looking for someone with enthusiasm and confidence to provide advice and guidance to the Council and its officers predominantly in relation to Data Protection and Freedom of Information. There will also be opportunity to undertake some legal work and this is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to develop in that area.

You will work closely with the Data Protection Officer and will manage a small number of officers in the delivery of the service. We can promise you a varied workload and an opportunity to make a difference to individuals living in Blaby District.

Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview. You just need to let us know on the application form.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme, childcare vouchers and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the links below: Working for us and Employee benefits


To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Louisa Horton on 0116 272 7636 for an informal discussion.


Where are we based?

The Main Council Offices are in Narborough in Leicestershire which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre. Click on the link for further information on where we are: How to find us


Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.


Closing date:           Midnight 25th June 2018

Interview date:         6th and 9th July2018


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