Business Support Officer
£25,578- £26,985 per annum
5 x 6 Month Fixed term contracts – Office Based Role in Stratford.
Newham is a borough with a radical vision to build a better and brighter future. We are a diverse and aspirational place. By putting people at the heart of everything we do, we aim to enable all our residents to reach their potential and thrive.
Are you organised and take pride in your work?
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of residents within Newham?
If yes, we have the perfect role for you!
We are seeking to recruit a number of Business Support Officers to join our exciting and challenging Business Support Service, to help play a key role in achieving positive outcomes for residents of Newham. We seek individuals who share our vision and can positively and enthusiastically contribute to the continuous improvement of the Business Support Service and Newham as an organisation.
Business Support provides administration to a wide range of services across the Council including Housing, Environment, Children’s and Adults’ services.
As a member of Business Support you will be part of a busy administrative team working within our ‘Operational hub’ carrying out a wide range of business processes to support our internal and external service partners. Working together to achieve our vision and make our service as efficient and effective as possible.
We are looking for people who have a wide range of skills and experience including:
- Highly adaptable to changes in work priorities and meet tight deadlines
- Emotionally resilient
- High level of oral and written communication skills
- An ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload
- Methodical and logical thinkers
- Able to work across a broad range of administrative and clerical tasks.
- Excellent IT literacy
- A flexible and adaptable approach to work and being a team member.
If applying for the social care hub we are also looking for people who:
· Preferably have an understanding of Safeguarding or other aspects of social care
In return, we offer an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, learn about a range of council services and to be part of a large organisation that makes a real difference to our local community.
closing date: 28/9/22
Please view Business Support Officer job description
IMPORTANT: If you are an LBN member of staff and applying for this role as a secondment you should note that secondments are subject to the agreement of your current employing service. Please ensure that you inform your line manager of your intention to apply for the post in the first instance.
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