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Business Support Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Business and Executive Support Team supporting the SEND & Inclusion Hub and SEND across the Tamworth & Lichfield District in the role of Business Support Administrator.

This is a permanent full time position working 37 hours a week, based at The Old House, Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, WS13 7SQ.

Main Responsibility

This role is to provide business support for the SEND & Inclusion Hub and SEND across Tamworth and Lichfield districts.

Working with key Professionals, you will arrange, attend and service a variety of meetings across the District/s, to support the discussion and organisation of support strategies for individual children.  You will also support wider more generic office functions.

You will need full knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and the ability to utilise the main applications.

The post holder will be predominantly office based, although some home working is arranged on a rota basis dependant on the demands of the service.

The Ideal Candidate

Working in Business Support requires teamwork, good organisational skills and a good level of competency using IT systems. You’ll also need:

  • Good communication skills because you’ll interact with lots of people across the organisation and externally through phone, in person and email
  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail, as you’ll be keeping data updated and you’ll be working to deadlines
  • A flexible approach to work as sometimes things can change, and so you’ll need to be able to prioritise work and sometimes change tasks quickly
  • A passion to always give the best service

If you’re unsure whether your experience or skills are suitable, please get in touch with the recruiting manager Charlotte Weatherer and we can give you a bit more information.

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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