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Senior Business Support Officer

  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R6460
  • Published: Mon 29/10/2018, 10:33 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/11/2018, 11:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: SO2 - £29,154 - £34,299 plus PrP
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wandsworth

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our business support team.

Responsible to the Deputy Business Support Manager, you will be one of four officers within the support team providing administrative assistance to the Housing and Regeneration Department’s management team and the wider department.

We are seeking someone with first-rate organisational skills, who works well under pressure to meet deadlines; ideally with previous experience of diary management and minute taking.

A team player, you will have a strong commitment to customer service and sound administrative, analytical and IT skills. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to liaise effectively with a diverse range of people. You will need to have attention to detail in order to produce work of a consistently high standard.

To succeed you will have the relevant skills and demonstrate a commitment to equalities and the provision of a high-quality service.

You will be required to work between 8.30am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday on a rota basis and outside of these hours as required.

For an informal discussion please contact Caron Toner, Deputy Business Support Manager on 020 8871 8247.


In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include 36 hour working week (Full Time), working from home (depending on service needs) and a generous holiday allowance, 31 days plus bank holidays.  In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  Friday 11th November 2018
Shortlisting Date: Monday 14th  November 2018
Interview Date: Monday 26th November 2018

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and
could be subject to change.

Equality Statement
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.


Important Information:
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Richmond upon Thames & Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Reference: R6460
  • Published: Mon 29/10/2018, 10:33 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/11/2018, 11:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • Salary: SO2 - £29,154 - £34,299 plus PrP
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wandsworth

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