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Business Support Officer - Safeguarding

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/05/2020 23:59
£19,945 to £21,166
Hours per week:
37 hours
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Council offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
24 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Business Support Officer Safeguarding
Salary or Salary Band: £19,945 - £21,166 (pro-rata)
Working Pattern: Permanent / 37 hours a week
Location: Badminton Road, Yate

How you’ll make a difference
You will be doing really important work to support the Children, Adults and Health Team by scheduling and supporting a variety of meetings ensuring that accurate minutes are taken. Sometimes these meetings will be sensitive and upsetting and you will be required to display understanding and professionalism at all times.

What does a typical day look like?
The most rewarding aspect of this role is being part of a team, working together to make safeguarding personal. This role enables staff to see the positive side of safeguarding and how the Adult Care Safeguarding team work towards positive outcomes.

You will collect information and maintain records in the Adult Care database for use by others.

You will support the service by accurately undertaking set tasks within identified specialist areas in a fast-paced environment.

You will communicate effectively and professionally ensuring that courteous and professional customer service is provided to all BS SG colleagues, members of the Adult Care Safeguarding team, outside professional organisations as well as clients and their families.

You will prepare varied, accurate documents to a high standard using some non-standard formats and software.

You will schedule, set up and support a variety of meetings ensuring that accurate minutes are taken. You will ensure that information is disseminated within required timescales and you will demonstrate an awareness of Data Protection.

You will also support other office functions as directed by the Business Support Team Leader to enable the day to day business to operate both effectively and efficiently, which may include traveling to other office locations if required.

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.

? We invest in the careers of our people and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps our people make the greatest long-term difference in their work.

What we need from you:
Ideally, you will be a good team player but also with the ability to work alone effectively under pressure, to be able to use initiative and prioritise own workload.

You will have good communion skills with relevant customer care skills and experience of working within a fast-paced environment

You will understand or have keen interest in safeguarding and being a part of making a difference.

You will have a high standard of administrative skills and experience of working in an office environment, including a high level of proficiency in word processing and keyboard skills and minute taking but also to use of database systems to look up and input information.

You will need to be adaptable, flexible and co-operative in approach.

The equivalent of a minimum of 3 GCSE's at Grade C or above, (including Maths and English).

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 investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential.

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!

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