Role: Information Governance Analyst

Location: Flexible

Salary: Grade 5, £29,850 to £34,344

Contract: Permanent 

Information Governance sits at the heart of everything the Care Inspectorate does. The successful candidate will work with the team to support the operation and provision of the core information governance function which includes:

  • Analysing, drafting and responding to external enquiries relating to Freedom of Information Scotland Act (FOISA), Information Rights (DPA 2018) and other information requests
  • Analysing, drafting and responding to internal enquiries regarding Data Protection and Information & Records Management relating to Care Inspectorate operational matters and business support practices.
  • Supporting key transformational project work providing advice and guidance on Data protection and Records & Information Management

In addition, the Information Governance Analyst will support the provision of, timely advice on Data Protection; acting as the Deputy Data Protection Officer and being able to interpret and make recommendations on Data Protection Law.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject, such as a Law Degree, or be able to demonstrate a successful track record over a minimum of two years in a similar role.

Working knowledge of the Data Protection Act 2018 and Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (FOISA) or FOIA is essential. Working Information & Records management knowledge is an advantage as is an understanding of O365 and SharePoint.

The successful individual will:-

  • be part of a busy team that deals with members of the public, Care Inspectorate colleagues, and senior managers
  • be able to analyse information and prepare statistical reports
  • have excellent communication and organizational skills with an ability to remain calm under pressure
  • have excellent IT skills and practical experience using Excel and database management.

The location of the post will be flexible, but your base will be in one of the Care Inspectorate’s main offices.

Next steps…

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Rachel Mitchell, Information Governance Lead on 01382 346176/07976864508 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you believe that your skills, experience and motivation make you a suitable candidate for this post, please download and complete an application form below.

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Completed applications should be returned to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Sunday 30th September 2018. 

It is anticipated that selection for the post will be in week commencing 15th October 2018.