Business Support Officer

Location Gloucestershire, England
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££10 - £10.5 per hour
Contact name: Euan Cosh

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Job ref: RQ430055_1625136004
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Business Support Officer
Yate/South Gloucestershire
£10 PAYE per hour
28.5 hours per week

Novax Recruitment is actively seeking a Business Support Officer based in Yate, South Gloucestershire. The role is a temporary contract, working 28.5 hours per week. At present the role will accommodate remote working, but may work to a flexible working model in future.

Reporting to the Public Health Business Support & Planning Officer, this is a supporting role working within the Business Support Team to provide administrative support to the professional teams of Public Health & Wellbeing, within the Children, Adults and Health department.

The post holder will collate and analyse information for reports and maintain accurate records, interpreting data and drafting content for use by others. They will use strong communication skills to liaise with customers and relay issues and queries promptly where necessary. They will research information within areas of service specialism and act as a main point of contact for customers and colleagues including stakeholders and partnership agencies.

The role supports the division's finances by using the council's financial systems to input data, purchasing goods/services, recording and processing petty cash claims. The role also provides administrative support which will include word processing and minute taking at meetings.

You will also provide administrative support to managers ensuring work carried out is efficient and procedures are effectively implemented, collate and maintain records and analyse information to ensure accurate statements are produced and data is retrieved from computerised systems and interpreted, and act as a main point of contact for the service area and provide effective communication when dealing with enquiries and information requests.

You will hold a minimum qualification of 3 grade C's at GCSE (or equivalent qualification) including English and Maths or you will hold equivalent relevant experience within a similar role in administration.
Ability to communicate effectively to service users, professionals and partnership agencies using a variety of media i.e. email, phone, face to face etc.
IT knowledge and its practical application, including experience of using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and maintaining computerised record systems
Have experience in using databases, including running standard reports, analysing data and presenting findings.
Have experience of basic financial procedures i.e. petty cash, invoicing etc

For further information, please contact Euan at Novax on 01615491999 or follow the job advert to apply.