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Business Support Officer

Salary details: £17,972 - £18,672 (full time)

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Ref: AH 911A

Kirklees Council

Adults and Health

Adult Social Care Operation

Place of Work: Castle Grange Residential Home, Newsome, Huddersfield


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time / Part Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37 (part time will be considered)

Closing date: 27 January 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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Previous applicants need not apply. 

Part time hours will be considered, please discuss this at interview if interested.

Adults Social Care Operation’s main purpose is to identify the Social Care need of Kirklees residents and to respond, often in partnership, with cost effective, quality services that safeguard and promote the well-being and safety of those people in the community in the greatest need.

You will work within the All Age Disability service in a Dementia Residential home.  As part of a small team you will provide business and administrative support to the Unit’s management and a team of support workers. You will be based in one location but may have to travel to attend meetings.

There are a variety of administrative, financial and business support duties that may form part of your job and it will be expected that you deal with information which may be sensitive or confidential. You will need to be confident in dealing with people who have dementia and sometimes with additional physical disabilities.

It is essential that you have IT skills and familiarity with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.   You should be able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ 3 level and have a level of literacy to be able to produce routine documentation

Main duties:

  • Specialist administrative support.
  • Information and record management as directed.
  • Data processing (input and retrieval).
  • Produce basic statistical and management information.
  • Cash handling and processing of invoice or cheques.
  • Arrange meetings and take minutes as appropriate.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please complete the attached questionnaire.  You will be required to upload this during the application process.  CV’s will not be accepted.