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Business Support Lead - Dover Children's Social Work Team (Maternity Cover)

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

Role Responsibility

Temporary Full Time - up to 12 months maternity cover.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Support Lead to join the Children’s Social Work Team. The role is based at Dover, Poltons Family Centre, currently with some homeworking.

The role requires excellent organisational and communication skills. As Business Support Lead you will supervise a team of business support staff, ensuring processes and systems are effective, up to date and accurate. You must be able to proactively manage your workload whilst responding to urgent requests and deadlines. You will have strong administrative, minuting and IT skills and the ability to collate and manage data.

You will need to demonstrate a confident manner in liaising with professionals and organisations, acting as a contact point for the service, coordinating a range of meetings and monitoring staff performance. The work is interesting, varied and demanding, and we need someone with a calm and organised approach who can make a positive contribution to the success of the team. We are looking for someone who is flexible and occasional travel within South Kent may be required.

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.

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. 


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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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