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Business Support Officer, Part Time
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03611
  • Published: Fri 21/02/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/02/2020, 10:20 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 24 hour a week
  • Salary: £24486 - £27744 per annum + FT Equivalent
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Business Support Officer, Part Time

The Role

About Southwark:

Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a 'can do' attitude and enviable reputation. As a council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our 'Fairer Futures for All' promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.

Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area.

Southwark Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Role:

The Housing Solutions Service is a dynamic and innovative team with exciting opportunities, new ways of working and a record of delivery. We are looking for an enthusiastic Business Support Officer to join the Business Support Team who is capable of identifying further service improvement opportunities and efficiencies.

Your main responsibilities will be allocating Members' Enquiries and Complaints and ensuring invoices, specifically accommodation provider invoices, are paid on time and processed with extremely high levels of accuracy.


About You:

Our successful candidate will be an experienced IT user, particularly with Excel. A background in finance would be advantageous but not essential. We are seeking individuals with who are happy handling data, with excellent detail orientation and team working skills, who enjoy delivering results in a fast paced and often pressurised work environment.

You'll understand customer care delivery and have experience interacting with the public in an advisory or problem solving setting. Strong IT and administration skills are also key to success for this role.


If you want to help make a difference at a local level, apply to Southwark Council today.



Recruitment Timetable

Closing Date: 15 March 2020

Interview & Test Date from: 31 March 2020 - 3 April 2020


Additional Details

  • This is a permanent position (subject to probationary period)
  • Due to the role being part-time we are open to discussions about work patterns, but are aiming for the team to have improved service coverage on Thursdays and Fridays. The role could potentially work well for someone with child care commitments.
  • Based in our London Bridge Head Office, we offer a full range of flexible working options and a proud record of career development opportunities.