Current Vacancies

Information Governance Officer at Central Services

Reference No: HO/07/IGO/18

CLOSED  23/07/2018

Location: Tickhill, Doncaster

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. 

We are now looking to appoint an Information Governance Officer within Central Services.  The initial focus of this role will be on Data Protection and ensuring compliance of new GDPR legislation. The postholder will serve as the focal point for information security and data protection governance. This will include developing and maintaining policies and procedures, developing and delivering training, review the current risks, potential risks, changes in legislation and contractual changes related to information security and data protection in line with DPA, GDPR and other standards. The postholder will champion information security and drive best practice.

You will be the lead contact with the Information Commissioner’s Office with regard to potential complaints and breaches, ensuring that requests for information are properly handled. You will identify any gaps in compliance and conformance with Data Protection Principles and highlight key risk areas and ensure organisational compliance.

You will be educated to Degree level or equivalent or relevant working experience in an information assurance environment.  It is essential that you have knowledge and understanding of the principles and legislative frameworks that underpin data protection and security of information, and an in-depth knowledge of GDPR.

You will have project management experience and delivery, the ability to deal with confidential and/or sensitive issues and information.  You will need to be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work on your own initiative.  It is essential that you can demonstrate the ability to operate a broad range of computer packages, including competent use of Microsoft Office.

If you believe you fulfill the above and are looking for a new challenge or experience, this is an excellent opportunity.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eloise Longden on 01302 866906.

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.


Job Description
Person Specification
Additional Information for Applicants


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To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email recruitment@hesleygroup.co.uk stating the job reference number HO/07/IGO/18 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 23 July 2018.

Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.


Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.