Newham PRUs’ Data Protection, Compliance, and HR Officer (DPCHO)
Fulltime 36 hours per week
Newham PRUs work comprise of Tunmarsh School, New Directions PRU and RIET. We also manage and run education provisions at the Coborn Unit for Adolescent Mental Health.
Newham PRUs are currently recruiting for a Data Protection, Compliance, and HR Officer (DPCHO) to ensure good practice in data protection, safeguarding, health and safety. Human Resources, Compliance and governance across our schools. The successful candidate will be instrumental in the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore, knowledge of this legislation is essential.
The successful candidate will work closely with all provisions across Newham PRUs to develop, embed and ensure policies and processes are robust and effective, and ensure that data protection is adhered to in all areas. You will deliver high quality training to all colleagues, including Members of the Management Committee to ensure that they are fully aware of their responsibilities and take an active role in promoting best practice across all Newham PRUs Provisions.
This post will be based across Newham PRUs sites. The post holder will need to be able accommodate the ability to be flexible in working hour arrangements, especially in the event of any breach of data regulation or Subject Access Requests in order to comply with legislation within the statutory timeframes. This is a new, diverse role which will provide an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic educational setting.
The successful candidate will be:
• able to work independently and autonomously with minimal supervision (essential)
• able to prioritise tasks effectively and to work under pressure (essential)
• able to work with excellent attention to detail (essential)
• committed to maintaining confidentiality at all times (essential)
• able to explain complex information to a non-specialist audience (essential)
• experienced in managing data protection compliance/law (desirable)
• educated to degree level or have relevant professional experience (desirable)
• experienced in using SIMS (School Information Management System)
We can offer:
• a supportive and dynamic leadership team and vibrant learning community
• a commitment to continuing professional development
• positive school culture which believes in distributed/collaborative leadership
Closing Date: 20th April 2018
Interview Date: 4th May 2018
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show they share this commitment; enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure is required for all staff.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted & invited to attend interview.
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.