Business Support Officer
Achieving for Children are seeking a Business Support Officer to join their Duty and Assessment team. The successful candidate will have experience in delivering effective and high-quality business support, enabling the company to support their internal stakeholders, children, young people, and their families.
Start Date: ASAP
Contract length: Initially 3 months
Hours per week: 37 hours per week
Rate of pay: £16 per hour
About the Role
The Business Support Officer will report to the Senior Business Support Officer and provide competent, organized, and professional support while handling sensitive and confidential information. Responsibilities include preparing, distributing, and writing minutes for multi-agency safeguarding meetings, managing and responding to requests received in central inboxes, maintaining internal databases, and ensuring statutory deadlines are met. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform ad hoc administrative duties to support the team.
The ideal candidate for this fast-paced role must have a passion for this company's vision, mission, and values of trust, empower, and respect. Strong administrative skills, including being a highly competent minute taker, managing competing priorities, being organized and working well in a team, are essential. The candidate must also have strong organizational abilities, including time management, creative thinking, problem-solving, and multitasking. The ability to work well under pressure and be flexible with their approach to carrying out tasks is also crucial. The candidate must be able to make good use of technology to perform functions and ensure work is timely and accurate.
- Previous experience in delivering effective and high-quality business support
- Strong administrative skills, including being a highly competent minute taker
- Strong organizational abilities, including time management, creative thinking, problem-solving, and multitasking
- Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible with their approach to carrying out tasks
- Excellent use of technology to perform functions and ensure work is timely and accurate
- Competitive salary
- Flexible working hours
- Opportunities for career progression
- Pension scheme
- Employee assistance program
If you have the required skills and experience for this exciting opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role.