The starting salary for this position is £21,729 per annum based on a 21.60 hour working week, pro-rata to £36,282 FTE.
This is a 9 month Fixed Term Contract opportunity.
A new, exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen in the Business Support Service for the Children, Families Lifelong Learning (CFL) Directorate. CFL provides a range of highly specialist services to vulnerable children and young people. The Business Support Service provides administrative assistance to operational teams to aid them in carrying out their statutory duties. The Leadership Support Team provides administrative support to the Senior Leaders.
In this role you will manage a number of day-to-day processes including incoming correspondence to the team, as well as involvement in different pieces of project work. Other responsibilities include: support to the Leadership Team, delivering information via internal webpages, supporting webinars and events and some minuting when covering urgent tasks.
You will need to be able to work towards robust and high-quality strategic plans to safeguard the delivery of the service. There is also an expectation to contribute to and facilitate projects which affect the wider CFL Directorate.
As part of the role, you will report to the Business Support Manager and work closely with the Leadership Team, our other Business Support Planning and Project Officers, external partner agencies and the wider Business Support Service.
To be shortlisted for this role your CV and personal statement should evidence the following:
- Ability to communicate and present to staffing at all levels
- Excellent organisational, project management and planning skills
- Be confident, organised, and able to implement a proactive approach to your work
- You must have excellent IT skills and be proficient in using Microsoft Office
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16/10/2022.
Interview dates to be confirmed.
For an informal discussion please contact Sharon Gibbons by e-mail at Sharon.Gibbons@surreycc.gov.uk
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit. Please note you will need to upload both a CV and Personal Statement to be considered for this role.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.