Interested in earning some extra cash?? – Help support Sandwell Council in its Elections’ counts

The Count will take place at Tipton Sports Academy on the night of polling day – Borough election count – from 9.30pm until approx 1.30am. and then again for the European Parliamentary election count from 6.00pm until approx 9.30pm on Sunday 25 May.

We are after staff for both evenings.  Just say which evening you are interested in – one or both!

The Role

  • Counting Assistants are required to sort and count ballot papers accurately.
  • Attendants/Runners are required to supervise the entrance to the counting hall, receive the delivery of ballot boxes and assist the Returning Officer in the management of the count venue.

Full instructions to be given with your appointment.


Likely to be in the region of £40 gross for the Thursday night and £30 gross for the Sunday evening European count.   Fees will be confirmed with your appointment. Due to new regulations by the Inland Revenue tax may automatically deduct tax.  However, If you do not qualify for tax you will be able to claim this back from the Inland Revenue direct.
Payment will be in to your bank within 3 weeks (latest) of the date of the poll.

Please complete the following application form and e-mail it back to us.

General Staff Application form 2014

Electoral Services – 0121 569 3242
E-mail –

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