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Business Support Officer (Adults & Health - Integration area)

Salary details: £17,972 - £18,672

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Ref: AH 1279

Kirklees Council

Adults and Health


Place of Work: Civic Centre 1, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2NF


Contract Type: Temporary

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 24 February 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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This job is temporary for up to 11 months due to specific funding.

This job is part of the Business Support job family, which is a key role in supporting our teams to deliver high quality services.  You will contribute to the effective running of the Council with your first class and efficient administrative support skills.

The Workforce Planning Team supports a wide range of independent sector care providers including care homes and domiciliary care.  A large part of this support is with recruitment and this is largely done through a social media approach called In2Care Kirklees.  In2Care Kirklees provides 1-1 support to individuals that are considering a role within the adult care sector and the team helps them find jobs and opportunities that match their personal requirements.

This is a busy role that will involve communicating with potential applicants and social care employers on a daily basis.

There will be a high use of telephone, Facebook Messenger, text and email with potential applicants and social care employers. Other contact on an occasional basis with other internal and external services.

To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  Applications for secondments will only be accepted if accompanied by a completed Secondment Permission Form, signed by your manager.  If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile - this information needs to be inserted under the 'Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form.