Public Health Business Support Officer
We are looking for an experienced and skilled administrator to support to the work of the Healthy Team. As a Business Support Officer, you will play a key role in helping our team deliver an effective and efficient service that improves public health and addresses local inequalities.
Interview date: TBC
If you would like an informal chat to find out more about the role, please get in touch with Ryan Edwards, firstname.lastname@example.org 01273 294589
About the role
The Healthy Lifestyles Team offers a range of services that support people to make lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, eating well, increasing physical activity, managing a healthy weight, or drinking less alcohol. We also work closely with a range of health services and community organisations to ensure people can easily access information and resources.
Our ideal candidate will be someone with excellent organisation skills, who is comfortable administering large multistakeholder meetings, and who is able to organise and deliver administrative projects that can enhance the impact of our services. You must be confident using Information Technology, enjoy problem solving and committed to delivering an excellent service for the city.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
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.
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.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).