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Business Support Officer

Role Responsibility

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time (24 hours a week) Business Support Officer to join Integrated Children's Services working with Children in Care Service in East Kent, based at St Peters House in Broadstairs.

The role requires excellent organisational and communication skills. As Business Support Officer you will work as part of a team of Children in Care business support staff, providing support to Social Work teams in delivery of services.  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 be able to work as part of a team as well as under your own initiative.

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 East Kent may be required.

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 a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service

Contact Details

For more information please contact Dan Masters at dan.masters3@kent.gov.uk or call 03000 422289

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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