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Core Business Support Officer – Harvest View

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
28 Harvest Road. Rowley Regis B65 8EJ
Band D, SCP 9 -17 (£25,119 - £28,770 per annum pro rata)
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to provide a Business Support function for the Integrated Social Care & Health Centre staff team. This is a new 80 bed reablement service that will provide short term care and support to Sandwell residents. You will be required to undertake the necessary admin functions to ensure the service operates to a high standard.

You will be expected to work alternate weekends and some bank holiday working will be included. 
Week 1 Sunday 8am until 8pm, Thursday and Friday 4pm until 8pm.
Week 2 Monday and Tuesday 4pm until 8pm and Saturday 8am until 8pm

· Able to provide an effective, efficient and professional front line service. 
· Driven and committed to achieving results. 
· Able to use your own initiative and work as part of a team. 
· Able to manage competing demands. 

Key Requirements: 

· OCR L2 or equivalent in Word Processing. 
· GCSE C or above in English & Maths or equivalent. 
· At least 2 years’ experience of working in an administrative/business support environment. 
· Experience of using Microsoft Office applications. 

The closing date for applications is 14/02/2024

For an informal discussion, please contact Michaela Fanthom on 

You will also be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.


19.5 hours per week


We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours.

Supporting documents
Information for Applicants
Personnel Specification
Job Description


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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