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Electoral Registration Canvasser

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.


Payment by form completed (£2.50 per HEF & £3 per ITR)

Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead , Berkshire


Part Time

Fixed term from October – November 2018.


24/08/2018 at 23:59 PM



Vacancy Description

Electoral Services at RBWM are looking to appoint a number of electoral registration canvassers to assist with preparations in producing the revised electoral register, which will be published on 1 December 2018. Canvassers carry out house-to-house visits to collect elector information for the compilation of the new register.

Canvassers are assigned a particular canvass area and are tasked with visiting properties in their patch to collect two types of forms; Household Enquiry Forms (HEFs) and Individual Registration Forms (ITRs). They will be required to make house visits during a three-week period from Friday 26 October until Monday 12 November 2018.

Canvassers will be required to check with householders the name(s) of eligible electors at the address. This will include collecting the names of potential electors who aren’t yet registered and updating records to indicate where registered electors no longer reside at the property.

Canvassers are required to have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to people.
  • Awareness of, and sensitivity to, cultural diversity.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • A professional and politically neutral manner..

Please read the attached information pack and to apply, please download and complete the canvasser application Form and return by post or email to: Electoral Services – Zone D, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1RF or by email attachment:

Closing date: 24 August 2018

Attendance of information meeting for successful candidates in August/September 2018.

Dates to be confirmed.

How to apply

Please download and complete the attached application form.

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