Help us deliver elections in Southampton

We're recruiting!

It’s a big undertaking to deliver an election, and here at Southampton we are always looking for temporary staff to help us on polling day – either to work in our polling stations across the city, or help at the election count.

Usually an election happens on the first Thursday in May, however, at times staff are required for unscheduled elections at short notice.

If you are 18 or over and interested in working for us, please fill in the form below and one of the elections team will contact you and add your details to our database to be considered for future vacancies. Please note that being on our database does not guarantee employment.

Elections roles

We recruit for the following roles at election time.

Entitlement to work in the UK

If you are appointed to any of these positions, you will have to show you are entitled to work in the UK. You will need to provide one of the following:

  • A valid passport, or
  • A full birth certificate issued in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man or Ireland, plus an official document giving your permanent National Insurance number, or
  • A residence permit, registration certificate or document showing you are entitled to live in the UK permanently

You can find more on the prove your right to work to an employer page on GOV.UK.

Apply as casual elections staff


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Apply as casual elections staff

Contact us

If you need more information or have a query about working for us during an election please contact us:

Telephone: 023 8083 2245