Staffordshire County Council

Business Support Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
£20,043 - £21,269 per annum (pro-rata)
19 Jul 2022
07 Aug 2022
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Job title: Business Support Officer

Location: Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street, Stafford.ST16 2DH.

Salary:  £20,043 - £21,269 per annum (pro-rata)

Contract type: 21 Hours per week Part time – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

About the role

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 administrative support to Senior Officers within the team as directed i.e. managing of calendars, arranging meetings, making appointments and dealing with telephone enquiries, as appropriate.  This role also requires experience in servicing various formal meetings within Families and Communities (Childrens), including organising venues, issuing invites and minute taking, the production of accurate records and the distribution of reports within agreed timescales.

What you’ll bring

  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player.
  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reliable and able to work accurately with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to take and transcribe minutes to a high level of accuracy.

Our benefits

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-week 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
  • Vivup benefits platform – gives you access to lots of retail, lifestyle savings and offers all in a handy app on your phone
  • 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  

How do I apply?

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Closing Date:  7th August 2022
Interview Date: 10th August 2022

For more information about the role please contact: Denise Hasketh –; alternatively, please telephone 01785 278773.

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Our recruitment processes

As an Authority we are 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.

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