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Business Support Officer

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/25144/26125
  • Published: Thu 28/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 18/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22571 - £27514
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall

Job introduction

Following an extensive Early Help review, Brighton and Hove City Council plans to develop Family Hubs as the delivery model for Early Help services across the city. Family Hubs will provide seamless accessible support to families with children aged 0-19 (25 with SEND). The Business Support Officer will provide support to the Family Hubs Transformation Manager and programme management team for the duration of the transformation programme to March 2024.

Interview Date: tbc

For further information please contact Helen Cowling, Service Manager Children's Centres: helen.cowling@brighton-hove.gov.uk or Carolyn Bristow, Service Manager - Policy and Business Support: Carolyn.Bristow@brighton-hove.gov.uk

About the role

To provide specific, tailored and responsive business support to the Family Hubs programme management team (Families, Children & Learning) developing it in the light of changing patterns of demands and new or relevant legislation, whilst being alert to opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness.

To be responsible for providing business support to enable the efficient and effective delivery of a range different workstreams relating to the Transformation programme. This will include working with both internal and external partners across Brighton and Hove.

To provide accurate and timely front-line customer and stakeholder focused information and be the  first point to contact for people who contact the programme management team.

Key skills you can offer:

  • A flexible, adaptable approach to work with ability to multi task effectively according to business priorities
  • Ability to deal with confidential information tactfully and with discretion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  •  Experience in business support duties including arranging meetings, and taking minutes which may be of a complex nature .
  • Competent in working with Outlook and Microsoft Office packages
  • Inputting and retrieval of data on service based IT system

Our offer to Business Support Officers:

  • Career average pension scheme
  • 23 days leave a year, rising to 27 days after 5 years service
  • Being an active part of group supervisions
  • A program of learning and development opportunities through our Learning Gateway
  • Benefits such as: bus ticket and cycle loans; reduced cost gym membership with Freedom Leisure

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

 

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/25144/26125
  • Published: Thu 28/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 18/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22571 - £27514
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall

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