Business Support Officers
£25,137-£26,520 per annum
Newham is a borough with a radical vision to build a better and brighter future. We are a diverse and aspirational place. By putting people at the heart of everything we do, we aim to enable all our residents to reach their potential and thrive.
Are you organised and take pride in your work?
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of residents within Newham?
If yes, we have the perfect role for you!
We are seeking to recruit on a permanent basis a number of Business Support Officers to join our exciting and challenging Business Support Service, to help play a key role in achieving positive outcomes for residents of Newham. We seek individuals who share our vision and can positively and enthusiastically contribute to the continuous improvement of the Business Support Service and Newham as an organisation.
Business Support provides administration to a wide range of services across the Council including Housing, Environment, Children’s and Adults’ services.
As a member of Business Support you will be part of a busy administrative team working within either our ‘Operational hub’ or the ‘Social Care hub’ carrying out a wide range of business processes to support our internal and external service partners. Working together to achieve our vision and make our service as efficient and effective as possible.
We are looking for people who have a wide range of skills and experience including:
- Highly adaptable to changes in work priorities and meet tight deadlines
- Emotionally resilient
- High level of oral and written communication skills
- An ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload
- Methodical and logical thinkers
- Able to work across a broad range of administrative and clerical tasks.
- Excellent IT literacy
- A flexible and adaptable approach to work and being a team member.
If applying for the social care hub we are also looking for people who:
· Preferably have an understanding of Safeguarding or other aspects of social care
In return, we offer an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, learn about a range of council services and to be part of a large organisation that makes a real difference to our local community.
closing date: 1.3.2021
Please view Business Support Officer job description
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).