Democratic Services Manager

New Forest District Council

Lyndhurst, Hampshire

  • Location

    Lyndhurst, Hampshire

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    To £61,581 (Relocation expenses of up to £8,000 for the right candidate will be considered)

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    27 January 2019

  • Client

    New Forest District Council

Ref: GSe49963

New Forest District Council is one of the largest District Councils in the UK.   We cover an area of approximately 290 square miles and have a population of 176,000.    We are looking for an exceptional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to lead our Democratic and Support Services Teams to deliver the whole range of Member related issues, including:-  



  • Support to all member meetings
  • All democratic-related interface with councillors
  • Member training
  • Members’ interests
  • Members’ allowances
  • Member complaints
  • Parish matters, including attendance at New Forest Association of Local Councils
  • Support to the Chairman of the Council
  • Upkeep of documents such as the Constitution and the democratic pages of the website
  • Admin support to Legal & Democratic Services
  • Print room
  • ICT support to members



Our main offices are in Lyndhurst at the heart of the New Forest, with easy access to the wide range of amenities on offer in nearby Southampton and Bournemouth.   


Benefits include:


•     27 days leave (plus an additional 5 days after 5 years' service)

•     Payment of professional subscription

•     Local Government Pension Scheme

•     On-site parking

•     Relocation expenses of up to £8,000 for the right candidate will be considered

•     Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date27th January
Final panel5th February
How to apply

Please follow the link below to view the job description. You can then access further information about the role and apply for this job by clicking ‘Apply now’ and going to the dedicated website created by New Forest District Council.  

Contact details
Gary Evans: 0113 205 6080