Staffordshire County Council

Business Support Officer

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£20,043 - £21,269 per annum
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022
Job Ref
REC002921
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Business Support Officer

 

Salary:  £20,043 - £21,269 per annum

 

18.5 Hours per week – Permanent

 

Working Pattern: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday AM

 

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. This postholder would provide support including maintaining a number of Senior Managers’ diaries, arranging meetings, making appointments and dealing with telephone enquiries, as appropriate, acting as a point of contact in the absence of the Managers. This role also requires experience in servicing various formal meetings, including; organising venues, issuing invites and minute taking, the production of accurate records and the distribution of reports within agreed timescales.

 

The work will involve changing demands and will require effective and accurate communication with a wide range of internal and external customers and extensive use of the Microsoft office suite.

 

The successful applicants 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, with a flexible approach. Strong IT skills with a knowledge of SCC systems or similar packages for data management. Good administrative organisational skills

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

 

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

 

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

 

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.  

To submit your application you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs). 

We collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. We will use this information to communicate with you generally and to assess your application.

 

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If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact recruitment@staffordshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date: 26/06/22

 

Interview Date: Dates TBC

 

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

 

For any more information on this role please contact sarah.russell@staffordshire.gov.uk or nick.lloyd@staffordshire.gov.uk

 

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:

 

  • An excellent local government pension scheme 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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