Democratic Services & Council Administrator

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Change Recruitment are currently looking for an experienced administrator to support a public sector organisation for a minimum of 2 months.  You will be working as a Democratic Services & Council Administrator, providing administrative and organisation services to local council meetings.  As such you will be required to work 2 evenings a month to attend council meetings in Shepton Mallet (6pm to 10pm).  In return you will be paid overtime at 1.5x or have TOIL again at 1.5x.

Main duties will include:

  • Organising and ensuring the necessary arrangements are in place for the meetings.
  • Preparation for council meetings, preparing and dispatching agendas and reports
  • Attending council meetings and any pre-agenda meetings
  • Taking minutes at council meetings and recording decisions made
  • Writing up meeting notes and sharing with public/councillors/officers
  • Support other teams with administration duties
  • Dealing with enquiries and requests for assistance from members of the public and elected Members by telephone, e-mail, post and in person
  • Ad-hoc duties as required


This is a role that requires great attention to detail and dedication to provide support to local council meetings and initiatives for the local community.  If you have good experience within office administration and/or events then please apply today.

This role offers a competitive hourly rate as well as hybrid working 2 days a week.

Change Recruitment Services Limited provides services as an Agency and an Employment Business. Change Recruitment Services Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all candidates

3 May 2022
Somerset, Shepton Mallet


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