Senior Business Support Officer | £25,419 - £28,226
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 12/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50124512 | Directorate: Core | Service: Governance, Members and Business Support | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)

Salary: £25,419 - £28,226  Plus laptop 

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday inc. Agile Working

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  12/8/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

  

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

Senior BSO (Children’s)

 

Barnsley MBC is a strong, well-managed and capable council. It punches above its weight, regionally and nationally, and has been shortlisted for Council of the Year.

 

We’re excited to be recruiting here in Barnsley, the place of possibilities!

 

We’re a council that prioritises Children’s Services, and we want every child in the borough to achieve their full potential, to be safe and happy.  We're looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to strengthen the Authorities most valuable asset, its workforce.

 

We are deeply committed to achieving the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people in Barnsley. Children and their families are at the centre of all that we do.  We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority and remain highly aspirational to deliver ‘even better’ services and outcomes for children, young people, and their families in the borough.


Barnsley Council’s Business Support Service is a fast paced, diverse and dynamic support service where no two days are the same but are equally rewarding.  We are a corporate service and work in partnership with the services we support to enable the delivery of front line and statutory services to the people and communities of Barnsley.  If you thrive in a busy, interesting and rewarding environment and would like to make a solid contribution to making a real difference in the lives of the vulnerable children in our Borough we would like to hear from you.

 

As a Senior Business Support Officer, you will effectively manage a team of staff and co-ordinate their day to day deployment and workloads to ensure the provision of an effective and efficient business support service across different business units and geographical locations.

 

You will hold a relevant level 3 qualification in a Business-related subject OR extensive significant equivalent demonstrable experience. You must be flexible in your approach to ensure the overall team and service objectives are achieved, be an excellent team player and be willing to make a solid contribution to the smooth running of the service.

  

In return, you will be provided with training and opportunities to progress your continuous personal development in line with the requirements of the role, together with support from your Team Leader and colleagues in an enthusiastic and dedicated team.

 

Hybrid working is currently in place with a mixture of home\office working.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Senior Business Support Officer Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 12/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50124512 | Directorate: Core | Service: Governance, Members and Business Support | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)
 

Salary: £25,419 - £28,226  Plus laptop 

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday inc. Agile Working

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  12/8/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

  

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

Senior BSO (Children’s)

 

Barnsley MBC is a strong, well-managed and capable council. It punches above its weight, regionally and nationally, and has been shortlisted for Council of the Year.

 

We’re excited to be recruiting here in Barnsley, the place of possibilities!

 

We’re a council that prioritises Children’s Services, and we want every child in the borough to achieve their full potential, to be safe and happy.  We're looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to strengthen the Authorities most valuable asset, its workforce.

 

We are deeply committed to achieving the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people in Barnsley. Children and their families are at the centre of all that we do.  We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority and remain highly aspirational to deliver ‘even better’ services and outcomes for children, young people, and their families in the borough.


Barnsley Council’s Business Support Service is a fast paced, diverse and dynamic support service where no two days are the same but are equally rewarding.  We are a corporate service and work in partnership with the services we support to enable the delivery of front line and statutory services to the people and communities of Barnsley.  If you thrive in a busy, interesting and rewarding environment and would like to make a solid contribution to making a real difference in the lives of the vulnerable children in our Borough we would like to hear from you.

 

As a Senior Business Support Officer, you will effectively manage a team of staff and co-ordinate their day to day deployment and workloads to ensure the provision of an effective and efficient business support service across different business units and geographical locations.

 

You will hold a relevant level 3 qualification in a Business-related subject OR extensive significant equivalent demonstrable experience. You must be flexible in your approach to ensure the overall team and service objectives are achieved, be an excellent team player and be willing to make a solid contribution to the smooth running of the service.

  

In return, you will be provided with training and opportunities to progress your continuous personal development in line with the requirements of the role, together with support from your Team Leader and colleagues in an enthusiastic and dedicated team.

 

Hybrid working is currently in place with a mixture of home\office working.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Senior Business Support Officer Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

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