Business Support Officer

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council: Stevenage
  • Application closing date: 24 Jan 2022 00:00

Job Description

Can you bring your organisational and administrative skills into a busy and vibrant Communities and Neighbourhoods department?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Communities & Neighbourhoods Business Unit to join our Business Support Team.

As part of our business support team, you will work within our Community Development Team providing high quality day to day administration and financial tasks. You will work with other council teams, service managers, elected members and external groups to ensure business unit support provides excellence in day to day administration, finance and service development.

To be successful in this role you will have been educated to a good standard including 4 GCSE’s 4/5 grade or above (to include Maths and English) and evidence of further study related to the role, or have proven experience of working within an administrative function.

You will be able to work on your own initiative as we ll as part of a team, deal calmly and confidently with emotional situations and have the ability to understand the needs and perceptions of residents.

A full UK driving licence (with access to own vehicle) is desirable.

What we can offer you
The Council can offer you a competitive salary and pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working, and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays. Additional employee benefits include: discounted gym and leisure centre membership, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, optional membership to an employee discount scheme (CSSC) and travel discounts through SmartGoStevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme.
Application Details

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Paula Mills 01438 242712

For an application pack and to apply online, please visit Please quote the correct post reference number when applying.

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 24 January 2022
Interviews will be held week commencing: Friday 7 February 2022
Please note that if we receive a large volume of applications for this role, we reserve the right to close this vacancy ahead of the published closing date.

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for all.


Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Pay: £20,493 Annually