Business Support Officer

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£19,312 - £19,698 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Posted
23 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Job Ref
RA0002552
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us and the Role

 

We are currently looking to recruit five Business Support Officers on Fixed Term Contracts for 12 months initially within Adult Social Care and Public Health, Strategic Commissioning and Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

We are happy to consider requests for full time (37 hours a week) and part-time 18.5hrs working arrangements.

 

Warwickshire County Council has recently created a new service which will change the way it delivers administrative support across the organisation. The Business Support Service will provide efficient and professional administrative activities with a focus on continually improving the way we work. We have multiple vacant roles to recruit to across the service - some are in teams that support services for Adult Social Care, Public Health, Strategic Commissioning and LADO.

 

Tasks can vary from minuting meetings and taking calls from vulnerable clients and services users, to receiving requests from hospitals to facilitate the safe discharge of patients, processing invoices, sending out letters and loading packages on to our bespoke in-house system and general Admin duties

 

For all our roles we are looking for flexible, self-motivated individuals with:

 

  • excellent communication skills
  • a can-do attitude
  • an eye for detail
  • the ability to work in a collaborative way
  • an eagerness to drive continual improvement

 

As a Business Support Officer, need to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, be organised and demonstrate effective time-management skills, produce work to a high standard, maintain confidentiality and comply with data protection requirements.

For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here 

 

Additional Information

 

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Allen (Business Support Team Lead) Email: karenallen@warwickshire.gov.uk for Adult Social Care and Hazel Steventon (Business Support Team Lead) Email:  hazelsteventon@warwickshire.gov.uk for Public Health, Strategic Commissioning and Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

 

Closing date: Monday, 9th August 2021

 

Interview date: Week commencing 16th August 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

  

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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