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Element (12): Competency framework for Records Management Staff

West Lothian Council employ staff that have specific responsibilities for Information Management, Records Management and Information Security.

Role descriptions are available for the IT Security Architect, Records Manager, Archivist and Records Manager, Information Liaison Officers, Local Records Officers and Objective Leads.

All staff within West Lothian Council must complete mandatory online training in Information Security Awareness, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Records Management. Access to council systems is revoked for staff who do not complete this training.

Local training modules have been put in place for service areas who routinely deal with more sensitive personal and/or confidential information.

Regular communications ensure that staff remain aware of records management requirements and best practice.