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Locality Business Support Officer

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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 31/03/2019 23:59
£18,870 - £20,541
Hours per week:
Job Category:
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Employment Location:
Council offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Summary of Post

The Integrated Services department is delighted to release a fantastic Locality Business Support Officer position, which is part of the Locality Hubs and is responsible for the safety and welfare of children and young people. Your key role will involve providing excellent, flexible and diverse administrative and financial services to both the Social Care and Preventative Services. 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.

Interviews due to take place w/c 8th April.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties

As part of the team, you will carry out a range of administrative and financial tasks supporting the professional teams initially within the Badminton Road Offices. This will include word processing and minute taking which will be a significant part of the role.

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, recording and processing petty cash claims.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


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 you will be 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.

You will have good organisational skills and attention to detail.

You will be able to seek out information, collate it and present findings.

Exemplify the council’s values and behaviours.


You will have experience of working in an environment related to the service area (children’s services) or within a similar role.

Hold a qualification in IT or word processing.

Experience/knowledge of processes and procedures related to children’s services.

Experience in mosaic.

Additional Information:

For further information after reading the job summary, please contact Jackie Charlick or Tracey Merrett, Business Support Co-ordinator via email jackie.charlick@southglos.gov.uk / tracey.merrett@southglos.gov.uk or on 01454 86 2610 / 01454 866073.

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

Safer Recruitment

South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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