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Business Support Officer - Youth Offending Team

Salary details: £18,795 - £19,171

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Ref: FAM 1772

Kirklees Council

Children and Families

Child Protection and Family Support

Place of Work: Somerset Buildings with an expectation the postholder will work at dual locations including Young Batley Centre on a regular basis.


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 26 August 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Support Officer to work within Children’s Services and the Youth Justice System.

Family Support and Child Protection brings together the statutory elements of Children’s Social Care provision, a wide range of Family Support, Youth Offending and Youth Services into one overall management arrangement. The service provides clearly focused targeted interventions to take place within a context of integrated assessment and service provision.

Duties will include:

  • Data processing (input and retrieval) – including service based IT systems.
  • Information and record management as directed.
  • Responding to non-routine enquires/complaints, signposting as required.
  • Specialist word processing.
  • Minuting meetings.
  • General administrative duties as required.
  • Cash handling and processing of invoices or cheques.

It is essential that you are familiar with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Access and Excel, and that you are able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ 2 level or equivalent. A level of literacy to be able to produce routine documentation and numeracy skills to be able to deal with, for example petty cash is also essential.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check may be required for these jobs. 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 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. 


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