2011 Census recruiting local people

Posted on September 30, 2010 by


[This information is taken from an email circulated by Meersbrook Park Users Trust on 23rd September 2010.]

As you may be aware, the 2011 Census is fast approaching. The census provides information to help government make key decisions that will affect public services. Run in England and Wales every ten years, the next one takes place on 27 March 2011.

Recruitment is now underway for over 35,000 temporary part time and full time vacancies to help make the census a success. It’s vital that every area is properly represented.  The dedicated recruitment site can be found at: www.censusjobs.co.uk

Recruitment for the following roles will take place this year, with more vacancies becoming available next year:

  • Census Coordinators: lead and motivate a team of up to 15 field staff (recruitment started from 20 September 2010).
  • Special Enumerators: deliver questionnaires to organisations such as care homes, hotels, prisons etc and collect completed forms (recruitment starts from 04 October 2010).
  • Census Collectors: contact householders to collect completed census questionnaires and assist where required (recruitment starts from 01 November 2010).

The roles would be ideal for retired or semi-retired staff, returners to work, students or anyone looking for a short term income boost.

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