Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 pro rata Plus laptop
Working Arrangements: Agile Working (either included or not)
Hours per week: 18.5
Contract type: Fixed Term until June 2020
Flexible working arrangement
Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.
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Closing date: 04/10/2019 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check
Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.
About the Post:
An opportunity has arisen to join the diverse and multi-skilled Business Support Service in Barnsley Council as a Business Support Officer.
The role will provide business support within a team that supports a variety of front line and statutory services for a number of different teams including Education Services and Children’s Social Care Services.
Duties include processing referrals, applying rules and guidelines, data inputting, problem solving, responding to telephone and face to face enquiries, providing advice, guidance, signposting and support to a range of internal and external customers, and processing financial purchasing and invoicing transactions for a range of goods and services.
In addition, you may be required to support a range of statutory meetings and panels, where recording proceedings directly onto a lap top and at speed is required. Many of the meetings are emotive in content and whilst a level of personal resilience is required support will also be provided through regular one to one meetings and de-briefings. There will also be an occasional requirement to support a meeting up to 7pm, ie, within the flexible working arrangement.
You will need to hold a level 2 qualification and have experience of working within a business support environment.
You will be flexible in your approach in order to ensure the overall service objectives are achieved, be an excellent team player and willing to make a solid contribution to the smooth running of the service.
In return, you will be provided with training and opportunities to progress your continuous personal development in line with the requirements of the role, together with support from your Team Leader and colleagues in an enthusiastic and dedicated team.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Business Support Officer Job Profile.doc
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.docx
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