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Business Support Officer

Role Responsibility

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. Our vision is that every child and young person, from pre-birth to age 25, and their family, who needs Early Help services will receive them in a timely and responsive way, so that they are safeguarded, their educational, social and emotional needs are met and outcomes are good, and they are able to contribute positively to their communities now and in the future, including their active engagement in learning and employment.

You will be a motivated and organised person, looking for a development opportunity to join the Business Support Team based at The Meadow Children's Centre, Maidstone, although there will be a requirement to cover other locations in the Maidstone district when needed, some of which are in rural areas.

You will be responsible for providing full confidential administrative and financial support to assist in the smooth running of the service’s Open Access provision; working closely with delivery managers you will be planning and coordinating meetings and bookings, acting confidently as the first point of contact for staff, visitors and partners and supporting the opening and closing of buildings as required. You will possess excellent IT skills and have 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.

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

Contact Details

For further information on this role, please contact Emily Mills:

03000 418 742

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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