Business Support Officer, Open to flexible working

Islington, London (Greater)
£30,012 - £34,299 pa
26 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018

Business Support Officer, Open to flexible working

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced office environment where accuracy and attention to detail are both highly valued and critical to service delivery?

A position has become available for a motivated and highly skilled individual to primarily support the Head of In-House Provider Services, but will also support a wider Executive function including Directors and Chief Officers. You will join a team with a strong commitment to outstanding service delivery, as well as an exemplary ‘can-do’ attitude.

You will also work with Team Managers across a range of provider services including Reablement & Homecare, Day Opportunities and Residential Services.

Key responsibilities:  

  • Manage diary appointments, records and correspondence, schedule and support meetings to facilitate the effective management of their agenda.
  • Manage the flow of information, seek clarification and provide advice and responses; respond to and coordinate urgent requests for information.
  • Draft and prepare correspondence, agendas, minutes, presentations and briefing notes to support the achievement of business requirements.
  • Gather, collate and provide background information for the executive to support informed decision making and planning.
  • Maintain and update administrative practices, systems and procedures to improve efficiency and service delivery.
  • Manage competing priorities and provide consistently high levels of support, given heavy workloads, short deadlines, and the need to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion.
  • Provide a welcoming and hospitable reception to all visitors; respond to requests for information or assistance.

You will be hard-working and committed to delivering a first-class service, with the initiative and skills to work well under pressure. The ability to manage your time and workload effectively are essential.

Closing date: Sunday 09 December 2018 at 23:59

Interview date: Wednesday 19 December 2018


Islington Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Islington Council is also committed to flexible working and will consider requests where possible. 

Islington also operates random drug or alcohol testing for safety critical roles or for where there maybe just cause.


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