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Senior Business Support Assistant

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£20,496 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Mixture of Home Working & based at, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RF 

Reference:CYP1577 

Closing date:24 October 2021 at midnight 


The health and safety of our staff and their families, as well as our clients, potential candidates, and the communities we serve, are of the utmost importance to us. We therefore have a hybrid approach to work, which offers where possible a flexible schedule for office based roles, and remote working.
       

JOB PURPOSE 

  • To provide efficient and effective business support processes associated with statutory requirements, including assessments and monitoring.
  • To advise clients in accordance with national and local legislation/policies
  • To work with and liaise confidently with arangeofinternal and externalagenciesto ensure children receive our services and gather/monitor appropriate information
  • To provide comprehensive business / secretarial support for staff within C&FS.
  • It is vital to the future of the department that the post holder is flexible in taking on additional tasks,willing to offer help to employees and treats co-operation and support for colleagues as a top priority.
    
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in literacy and numeracy
  • Trained and proficient in all aspects of the Microsoft Office Suite of software. 
  • Has relevant experience of working within a busy office environment.
  • Experience of working with spreadsheets 
  • Experience in a range of admin procedures
  • Experience of undertaking routine financial procedures and processes.
  • Budget Monitoring
  • Diary management and facilitating meetings
  • Ability to take accurate notes of meetings and type drafts for approval
  • Good grammatical skills.
  • Ability to maintain and create Access databases
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and perform basic data analysis
  • Good customer care skills with ability to take and convey telephone messages accurately
  • Good organisational and record keeping skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships and communicate effectively with staff at all levels 
  • Understanding and appreciation of confidentiality
  • Evidence of being able to work collaboratively within a team 
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently whilst under pressure.
  • Ability to meet targets and deadlines 
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities, and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situation
  • A flexible approach to working, including out-of-hours, and an ability and willingness to travel to various locations in a cost efficient way. 
  • Must be able to perform all the duties and tasks of the job with reasonable adjustments, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010.   
 
Please see the Job Descriptio/ Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
   
For informal enquires please contact Lee Adams , Tel: 0116 305 4983  Email: Lee.Adams@leics.gov.uk (please note, Lee will be unavailable for contact during the week 18th to 22nd October - please contact Donna Boulton during this time Email: Donna.Boulton@leics.gov.uk Tel: 0116 305 7596).
      

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
     
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

    
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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