Build your Data Protection and Information Governance career at Crisis!
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
About the role
A new and pivotal role supporting both Crisis’ Data Protection Officer and the Data and Technology team Helpdesk. You’ll enjoy the responsibility for ensuring Crisis supports the rights of citizens under the Data Protection Act, triaging data breach incidents and also managing requests for software and hardware as part of the Data and Technology Helpdesk. We anticipate this will be a highly visible, busy role. Your excellent communication skills will ensure you thrive in an environment in which you work with stakeholders across Crisis. It’s a great opportunity in a team we are proud of!
To be successful in this role you will have/be:
· Skilled in liaising and building relationships with different groups of people, both with teams internally or members of the public
· Skilled in and have an understanding of compliance agendas, but especially the data protection Act and GDPR
· An understanding of using databases and project management software
We want Crisis to be an inclusive employer which then reflects our members and the communities we work in. We want to offer opportunities to everyone regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
• Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
• Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
• 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
We have 5 staff diversity networks which include Black, Asian and Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people, those with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Women at Crisis and Disability Awareness.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Sunday 17th May 2021 (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on 1st and 2nd June
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email email@example.com and one of our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.
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Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094