Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 Pro Rata
Working Arrangements: TBA
Hours per week: 16
This job is part of a job share
Contract type: Permanent
Flexible working arrangement
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Closing date: 10/04/2020 at 23:59
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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 provide reception support for an early evening meeting(s), usually 2-3 times per year. These meeting take place in a town centre building and run from 5-7pm.
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.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
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