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Business Support Assistant - Open Access

Role Responsibility

Within Integrated Children’s Services, the Early Help and Preventative Services (EHPS) division provides targeted support and open access services to children and young people aged 0-25 as well as their families.

We require an organised person to join the Business Support Team based at Waterside Children’s Centre, although there will be a requirement to cover other locations in the Ashford District when needed, some of which are in rural areas. Working hours are Wednesday 12.30pm-4.30pm, Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm. (18.5 hours in total).

You will be responsible for providing full confidential administrative support to assist in the smooth running of Open Access provision, supporting the opening and closing of buildings as well as being the first point of contact for staff, visitors, and partners. 

We are looking for someone with good IT skills, accuracy, and the ability to meet deadlines and to maintain and process accurate and timely records.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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