Staffordshire County Council

Business Support Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: £19,698 - £20,903 per annum
07 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
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Business Support Officer

Salary:  £19,698 - £20,903 per annum 

2 x Business Support Officer posts

Business and Executive Support is a central business support function which is aligned to meet the requirements of Staffordshire County Council and which fulfils the needs of the organisation as it evolves.

These two posts are currently situated within the Governance & Assurance Team within Business and Executive Support.  As a corporate function, we ensure all governance processes and procedures are followed across the whole organisation and timescales met for the publication of information.

One post is to be based at Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street, Stafford

One post is to be based at the Civic Office at County Buildings, Martin Street, Stafford.

The successful applicant(s) will have: -

  • Excellent communication skills to engage our customers and Administration teams to share best practise using digital solutions where appropriate to improve processes.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced, busy environment, and to manage changes at short notice and to work flexibly.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Providing timely and effective administrative support to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the County Council.
  • Co-ordination of events for Civic Office.

To apply for this post, click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website. Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs  board NOT via Staffordshire County Council's online application site.  

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Closing Date:         Friday 17th September 2021

Interview Date:    Friday 8th October 2021

For more information about the role please contact:

Ilka Hudson, or Denise Hasketh,

Please note that interviews will take place via Microsoft Team.

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities, and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish, and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity, and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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