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Business Support Administrator

Job Introduction

The Business and Executive Support team are looking for an experienced full time administrator to provide support within the Specialist Teaching Support Service team. The team comprises of the Hearing Impairment Team, Vision Impairment Team and the Autism Outreach Team. The Service supports children and young people aged 0-25 with a diagnosed hearing impairment or vision impairment; or a working diagnosis of autism. Support can be given at home, in early years settings, mainstream and special schools. This support can continue into Further Education through our ASSIST Team (Post-16 sensory support in Staffordshire).

Main Responsibility

The post holder would provide support by maintaining records, processing financial transactions and providing a frontline service for all queries for the service area. Other duties include filing, photocopying and postal duties, word processing, preparing and distributing paperwork in addition to liaising with customers, schools and partner agencies. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • ·Good communication skills to engage our customers and Administration teams to share best practise using digital solutions where appropriate to improve processes.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced, busy environment and to manage changes at short notice, with a flexible approach.
  • Strong IT skills with a knowledge of SCC systems or similar packages for data management.
  • Good administrative organisational skills

This position is temporary until 31st March 2025 and is 22 hours per week (Monday-Wednesday). This role will be office based with home working opportunities.

If you require any further information about the job, please contact Beth Goode


Interviews will be held on the 23rd and 24th May for this role.

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 Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

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 Gold 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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