The starting salary for this role is £27,991 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
The Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership works together to provide robust safeguarding governance and dynamic strategic leadership which drives practice improvement. Our administration team supports the effective running of the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership and its Sub-Groups.
As the Business Support Coordinator in the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership’s Development Team, you will play a key role in the coordination and provision of high quality and responsive support to the Partnership Development Team with oversight of workflow management.
You will take a lead in organising and providing administrative support to multiagency meetings on behalf of the Business unit, liaising with professionals from a wide range of agencies across Surrey. You will also keep track of information by updating and maintaining spreadsheets and databases and take meeting notes, subsequently distributing to involved parties and ensuring timescales are met.
You will be highly organised, proactive, willing to take responsibility, able to use your initiative and be comfortable setting your own priorities to meet deadlines. You will make sure that everything is in place to guarantee that all runs smoothly for the processes and teams you support and will also ensure daily workflow is completed to timescales.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a customer focused environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
To be shortlisted for interview, you CV and personal statement should evidence the following:
- A solid background in administration and business coordination
- Experience of working in a busy office environment
- Experience of managing workflow and/or leading more junior staff
- Excellent customer service and communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to implement a proactive approach to your work
- Excellent IT skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Office
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16th January 2022.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 17th January 2022.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion contact Paul Bailey by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.