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Business Support Officer
- Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
- Application closing date: 29 Mar 2019 00:00
Can you bring your organisational and administrative skills into a busy and vibrant communities and neighbourhoods department?
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Community Development team for a Business Support Assistant to join our business support team.
As part of our business support team, you will work collaboratively across the community and neighbourhoods unit, providing high quality day to day administration, finance and 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 GCSE’s C grade or above and evidence of further study related to the role, and have proven experience of working within an administrative function.
You will be able to work on your own initiative as well 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.
- Employment Type: Full time
- Hours: 37
- Pay: £19,446 – £21,693 Annually
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.
All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Clearance.