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Contract and Business Support Officers - Public Health
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/774/10587
  • Published: Fri 02/10/2020, 9:53 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 - £30,510
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames

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Contract and Business Support Officers - Public Health

Surrey County Council is seeking to recruit two Contract and Business Support Officers to provide and coordinate efficient and effective contract and business support within the Public Health team. One is a permanent role, whilst the other is a fixed term contract for a minimum of six months to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will support both the effective management of Public Health contracts and the wider Public Health team by undertaking a range of business support functions, including performance reporting, financial tasks, meeting organisation and recording of minutes. As a key member of a progressive and supportive team of contract and business support staff, you will be confident in dealing with both internal and external colleagues as well as flexible and willing to travel as required.

To be shortlisted for interview for this role, your CV and personal statement should evidence the following:

  • Good IT skills, including Office 365, Excel and database management systems
  • Practical business support skills acquired through substantial previous work experience in a business environment providing support to staff
  • Problem solving skills, including the analysis and interpretation of data
  • Self-motivation with willingness to work as part of a team

If you are enthusiastic, have experience of providing high quality business support and have a basic understanding of public health within local authorities, then we want to hear from you.

The Public Health Team in Surrey is forward-looking, with ambitions to significantly improve the health and wellbeing of our county's population. Public Health sits within the Children’s, Families, Life-long Learning and Culture directorate within Surrey County Council with links across the council and with external partners and providers.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

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For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact
Carolyn Seymour, Senior Contracts and Business Support Officer, on 07989 663207 or

We look forward to receiving your application.

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on Monday 19/10/2020.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 26/10/2020 via Microsoft Teams.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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