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Business Support Officer

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/05/2020 23:59
£19,945 -£21,166 pro rata to hours worked.
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kingswood Hub
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
31 May

Further information

Business Support Officer
Salary or Salary Band: £19,945 - £21,166
Working Pattern: Permanent / 37 hours a week
Location: Kingswood Hub

How you’ll make a difference
You will be doing really important work to ensure the best possible outcomes for Children and Young people within South Gloucestershire.
Your key role will involve providing excellent, flexible and diverse administrative and financial services to both the Social Care and Preventative Services.

What does a typical day look like?
As part of the team, you will carry out a range of administrative and financial tasks supporting the professional teams within the Hub and Access and Response team.

You will be confident working in a busy environment and you will have high standards of administrative and IT skills. If you are able to prioritise work, meet deadlines and contribute to a friendly team, you could be exactly who we are looking for.

A key function of the role will include the collecting, inputting, maintaining and analysing information held on a specialised database. The ability to interpret and produce information from this data will be required.

The role supports the financial aspect of the Integrated Services Team by using the council’s financial systems to input data, purchasing goods/services, recoding and processing petty cash claims.

The role also provides administrative support which will include minute taking and word processing. You will act as a main point of contact for the service area and provide effective communication when dealing with enquiries and information requests.

You will research information within your area of service specialism and collate evidence for presentation in reports. This may include drafting sections of documents for use by others.

You will accurately record and also assist in the monitoring and maintaining of budgets/financial information/resources.
This role is crucial in providing an excellent, flexible and diverse administrative service ensuring compliance with statutory requirements of the department in a constantly changing environment.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different
We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance - whatever that means for them.

We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.

What we need from you:
Ideally, you will have experience of working in an environment related to the service area or within a similar role.

You will hold a minimum qualification of 3 grade C’s at GCSE (or equivalent qualification) including English and Maths, or you will hold equivalent relevant experience.

You will have good literacy skills and able to write letters and contribute to providing information for reports.

You will have good communication skills that will enable you to effectively communicate with service users, professionals and health colleagues using a variety of media.

You will have good numeracy and IT skills and you will have previous experience of IT systems and maintaining computerised record systems. This includes running standard reports, analysing data and presenting findings.

You will also have experience of basic financial procedures i.e. petty cash and invoicing etc.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.
• We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of
• We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life
• We’re providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community.
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference: be part of it!

Closing Date: Sunday, May 31st 2020
Interview Date: 8th June 2020

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