Staffordshire County Council

Business Support Officer

Expiring today

Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
£19,698 - £20,903 per annum (pro rata)
Posted
07 Jun 2021
Closes
13 Jun 2021
Job Ref
REC002155
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Business Support Officer -  

(OPEN TO INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES)

Salary:  £19,698 - £20,903 per annum (pro rata)

 25 Hours per week – (Monday to Friday)

Business Support & Assurance 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.

An exciting opportunity is available based in our Civic Office in County Buildings providing administrative support to the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, and the Deputy Lieutenancy network.

You will require excellent organisational, communication and the enthusiasm to ensure the delivery of successful outcomes for the lieutenancy, the Council, and the County of Staffordshire.

You will be providing administrative support including diary management; meeting support; co-ordination of invitations for a wide variety of public duties, engagements, and community activities.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate the ability to work flexibly to ensure that the team is able to meet fluctuating demands.

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: 13th June 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note all interviews will take place by use of Office 365 Teams.

For more information about the role please contact: denise.hasketh@staffordshire.gov.uk; alternatively, please telephone 01785 278773.

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 organization 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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