Safeguarding and Statutory Minute Taker, Business Support Services

Operational Support
190000LP Requisition #
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To be considered for this role it is essential that you have experience of accurately taking detailed minutes of complex statutory meetings including child protection, adult safeguarding, legal planning, member portfolio and other statutory and strategic meetings.

You’ll have experience of undertaking minutes of an often complex and highly sensitive nature, ensuring that data is handled confidentially. The ideal candidate will need experience of or a willingness to document outline minutes or relevant actions live on screen during some conferences for service users and professionals to view in real time.

You will have the ability to develop good working relationships and demonstrate effective communication skills as you will be liaising with professionals across the council and borough. You will be expected to show high levels of professionalism and be approachable, courteous, and helpful in the delivery of support.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working closely with colleagues to identify areas for improvement.  You will be expected to embrace new technology to ensure that work is undertaken in the most effective and efficient way.

You should be able to demonstrate that you have a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), as well as database management.  

The post is generally office based but you will be expected to work at other sites and to provide cover for similar roles. There will be some need to minute meetings in other Camden locations and occasionally in the service users’ home environment. 

Please refer to the job profile and job capsule supplementary information for full details of the role.

This role requires an enhanced DBS.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications:
15 September 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 23 September 2019

Please quote reference: 190000LP

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

16th September 2019


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