Business Support Officer | £20,444 - £22,129
Full time / Temporary

Closing Date: 12/8/2022 | Job Ref: C/50093522 | Directorate: Core | Service: Human Resources & 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: £20,444 - £22,129 Plus laptop

Working Arrangements: Mon - Fri inc. Agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term until 30/06/2023

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

This post is suitable for Job Share 

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 12/08/2022 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:

 

 

 

Do you want to help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children in Barnsley? An opportunity has arisen to join our diverse and multi skilled Business Support team.  The role will include facilitating, scheduling and recording of sensitive and confidential Safeguarding meetings, at which family members are often present, co-ordination of statutory information, maintaining records and dealing with a range of safeguarding enquiries in support of Children’s Services, vital work protecting the most vulnerable children in the borough.  The successful post holder may also be asked to cover business support duties supporting other BMBC services at a range of sites across the borough from time to time. 

 

You will need to hold a level 2 qualification, have a business support background with an understanding of servicing meetings.  Applicants should be aware that there will be regular exposure to emotionally charged information in connection with vulnerable children and a level of personal resilience is required.

 

You will be flexible in your approach in order to ensure the overall service objectives are achieved, be an excellent team player and willing to make a solid contribution to the smooth running of the service.

  

In return, you will be joining a supportive and progressive service, you will be provided with training and opportunities to progress your continuous personal development, together with support from your Team Leader and fellow team members in an enthusiastic and dedicated team. 

 

 

 

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

Job Profile: 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: 12/8/2022 | Job Ref: C/50093522 | Directorate: Core | Service: Human Resources & 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: £20,444 - £22,129 Plus laptop

Working Arrangements: Mon - Fri inc. Agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term until 30/06/2023

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

This post is suitable for Job Share 

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 12/08/2022 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:

 

 

 

Do you want to help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children in Barnsley? An opportunity has arisen to join our diverse and multi skilled Business Support team.  The role will include facilitating, scheduling and recording of sensitive and confidential Safeguarding meetings, at which family members are often present, co-ordination of statutory information, maintaining records and dealing with a range of safeguarding enquiries in support of Children’s Services, vital work protecting the most vulnerable children in the borough.  The successful post holder may also be asked to cover business support duties supporting other BMBC services at a range of sites across the borough from time to time. 

 

You will need to hold a level 2 qualification, have a business support background with an understanding of servicing meetings.  Applicants should be aware that there will be regular exposure to emotionally charged information in connection with vulnerable children and a level of personal resilience is required.

 

You will be flexible in your approach in order to ensure the overall service objectives are achieved, be an excellent team player and willing to make a solid contribution to the smooth running of the service.

  

In return, you will be joining a supportive and progressive service, you will be provided with training and opportunities to progress your continuous personal development, together with support from your Team Leader and fellow team members in an enthusiastic and dedicated team. 

 

 

 

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

Job Profile: 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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