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INTERNAL ONLY - Business & Admin Support Officer

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
06/07/2020 23:59
£19,945 - £21,166 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Badminton Road, Yate
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Job details 

Closing date:
6 Jul

Further information

INTERNAL Business Support Officer
This post is restricted to permanent and temporary employees of South Gloucestershire Council.

Salary: £19,945 - £21,166 pro rata
Working Pattern: 6 month secondment/ Part time (22 hours)
Location: Badminton Road, Yate.

How you’ll make a difference

As a Business Support Officer you will contribute in the confidential Business and Administration in some of the Council’s most valued departments supporting children and vulnerable adults.

What does a typical day look like?

You’ll be providing advice to customers, contacts, external organisations and colleagues giving appropriate guidance about policies, responding to queries, complaints and ensuring relationships are maintained.

Daily carrying out research; collate data and present information within your area of service specialism.

You will carry out a wide and varied range of administrative tasks to assigned projects ensuring written reports are compiled, support is provided and records are accurate.

You will apply knowledge and experience about the needs of senior managers and the organisation to solve problems, deliver work to deadlines, organise urgent meetings and solving complex queries.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

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.

Office-based, you’ll be part of a team. If you need specialist expertise or just a bit of advice from someone who’s been there and done it, it’s right there for you

What we need from you:

You will have relevant experience in organisation and administration across a range of different disciplines and skills, and to have experience of supporting a senior manager.

You should have National Vocational Qualification (level 3) Administrative or equivalent and a minimum of 50 wpm typing with IT knowledge and its practical application, including experience of using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

You will be flexible and resilient with good attention to detail, organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

You’ll have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collate and communicate information in verbal and written formats.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

• 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: 06/07/2020
Interview Date: 16/07/2020

Should you wish to express an interest in this role please complete the expression of interest form attached detailing how you meet the criteria for this position, how you feel you can make it a success (submitted on no more than 2 sides) to be returned to HRrecruitment@southglos.gov.uk , by the 06/07/2020.

Please refer the job summary attached for the full details of the role.

For further information, please contact Michelle Trigg; 01454 863253 or email Michelle.Trigg@southglos.gov.uk

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