Business Support Officer, Open to flexible working

Warwick, Warwickshire
£16,491 - £17,772 Per Annum
03 Oct 2017
15 Oct 2017

Business Support Officer, Open to flexible working

Initial Response is a service withing Children and Families Business Unit that is comprised of the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Child Sexual Exploitation Missing and Trafficking Team, and Emergency Duty Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience of working in a multi agency environment for front line Children's safeguarding in Warwickshire.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract for 12 Months

We are looking for someone to join our team to cover maternity leave. You’ll be responsible for providing general and administrative duties as well as answering the phones and greeting customers and visitors to our department. You’ll be assisting with organising meetings and diary management; sorting and distributing the post and updating our databases. In addition you’ll be undertaking routine financial processes and help with other duties as directed.

Key Requirements

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve general queries. You’ll also need good keyboard skills.

As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships with different stakeholders, it’s important you have good communication skills and can work on your own initiative.

Good planning and organising skills are key for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines allowing flexibility and resilience.

The role does require competency in minuting meetings.

Closing Date: 15 October 2017

Interview Date: 31 October 2017

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.