Business Support Officer

Predominantly based in Ledbury, however travel to other sites within Herefordshire may be required
05 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
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Salary: £17,391 - £18,319 pro rata
Closing Date: 19th October 2018
Hours: 4 days per week 9-5
Location: Predominantly based in Ledbury, however travel to other sites within Herefordshire may be required

At Herefordshire Council we are transforming our services in response to the unprecedented challenges presented by national policy changes, the financial environment and the need to reduce demand on key services. This is an exciting time to join our organisation and be part of the journey to reshape and focus on our clearly set out priority areas, within the resources available, to keep children and young people safe and give them the best start in life; enable residents to live safe, healthy and independent lives and stimulate the economy by investing in projects to improve roads, create jobs and build more homes.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and flexible Business Support Officer to provide a high quality business support service to the Adult's and Wellbeing Directorate in Hereford. As a Business Support Officer you will provide a first point of contact for staff, service users and members of the public. The post holder will need to demonstrate effective communication and organisational skills, with the ability to sensitively and appropriately address difficult situations. You will have a focus on good customer service and a ‘can do’ attitude. Attending and minuting meetings will be one of the many tasks undertaken, you will be able to work flexibly and to adapt to changing goals and circumstances. Timescales are crucial within the service and so management of own workload is essential. This role will be predominately based in Ledbury with some travel within Herefordshire. You will assist in supporting teams in Ledbury, Ross on Wye and Leominster as well as Hereford City.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not accept emailed CV’S.

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