Data Protection Advisor

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary Up to £30'000 Per Annum
Business Area Compliance
Closing Date 10 June 2024

Job description

Job Title: Data Protection Advisor 

Location: Chesterfield, S41 7SL (Hybrid) 

Salary: Up to £30'000 per annum 


Job Overview: As a Data Protection Advisor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that ivolve care & support complies with data protection laws and regulations, safeguards sensitive information, and manages risks related to data privacy and security. 


You will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining data protection policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. You will assess the organisation's data privacy risks, advise on best practices for data handling, and provide guidance on privacy impact assessments. Additionally, you will oversee data breach response plans and support with DSAR requests. 


As Data Protection Advisor you will not hold the responsibility of the DPO. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Policy Development: Develop and update data protection policies, procedures, and guidelines in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Compliance Management: Monitor regulatory developments related to data protection and ensure organisational compliance with GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, or other relevant laws. 
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct privacy risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and recommend remediation strategies to mitigate risks. 
  • Data Privacy Impact Assessments: Lead data privacy impact assessments (DPIAs) for new projects, systems, or processes to identify and address privacy risks. 
  • Data Breach Management: Develop and maintain data breach response plans, including incident detection, notification procedures, and post-incident remediation. 
  • Data Subject Requests: Manage data subject access requests (DSARs) and other requests related to data privacy rights, ensuring timely responses and compliance with legal requirements. 
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of data processing activities, privacy incidents, and compliance efforts. Prepare regular reports for senior management and regulatory authorities as required. 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Proven experience in data protection, privacy compliance, or information security roles. 
  • In-depth knowledge of data protection laws and regulations, such as GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess complex privacy risks and develop practical solutions. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle confidential information with integrity. 
  • Experience with privacy management tools and technologies is desirable. 

Our Values 


Our values reflect us all and they’re at the heart of everything we do. They set out our culture, the way we behave and the way we do things. 

Our colleagues are passionate, kind, and resilient and they go the extra mile for the people we support and each other. We have this expectation of all of our colleagues. 


How we will support you 


We go beyond expectations for our colleagues as well as the people we support. Our reward package includes much more than pay, 5.6 weeks annual leave, flexible working hours and pension. 

Your birthday off with pay and there is a £300 refer a friend scheme too. 


Industry-leading recognition 

  • Colleague Lotto – giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes. 
  • Prize winning Scratchcards aligned with values in action! 
  • We recognise our Colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards. 
  • Loyalty Scheme recognising colleagues at work anniversaries. 

Social Wellbeing 

  • Award-winning App for news and info. 
  • Internal social media. 
  • Team communities. 

 Financial Wellbeing 

  • Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more. 
  • Blue Light discount programme, funded by us. 
  • Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days. 
  • Government mileage rates if you need to travel. 

Emotional Wellbeing 

  • Free wellbeing App. 
  • Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more. 

Training and development to reach your potential. 


5 more reasons to work with Ivolve. 


1.     Our people are pretty fabulous. We take pride and pleasure in helping others to flourish. 

2.     There’s a great energy across the business and a strong sense of teamwork. 

3.     Very few jobs have such an impact on people’s lives – we bring joy to people every day. 

4.     We have a proud history, we’re a big organisation of over 3,600 colleagues supporting over 1,100 people. 

5.     We build and nourish relationships with the people we support.