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Business Support Officer - Community Wellingborough Hub

Your differences make us different - #achievetogether

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

Our BSO’s are very important to us.  They perform crucial duties to support the teams they work for. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Community Wellingborough Team as a Business Support Officer.  You will be required to carry out specific administration tasks, in order to support the professionals in a busy team. 

Applicants will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and be confident on the telephone. Experience taking high levels of calls is desirable. You will have a good level of IT skills with a sound knowledge of Word, Outlook and Excel and have a good attention to detail. The successful candidate will be organised and be able to use their own initiative. We need someone who is able to work under pressure and to deadlines and who is friendly and reliable.   

The main duties of the role are answering the phone, entering data on the database, maintaining spreadsheets and taking minutes at meetings. Support will be given on all aspects of the role from both team members and the other BSO’s within other Adult Social Care teams. 

As the sole BSO within the team, your role is critical. However, we have a network of BSO’s within other teams who all support each other. 

We have good training opportunities and you will be working within a supportive and friendly team. 

The salary for this role is £25,119 and will be based in Wellingborough.

If you would to discuss the role further, please contact Nancy McKeown on 07557291991.

Our benefits

We offer:

  • a competitive salary
  • a pension scheme, where we pay a significant contribution on top of your contribution. It provides life cover and ill-health protection.
  • opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and potential in a large unitary council
  • generous leave entitlement (28 days, rising to 33 days) and bank holidays, plus the option to buy up to an extra 10 days
  • agile and flexible working arrangements to help you with a healthy work-life balance.

About us

We are a new unitary council, established in April 2021; we are one of the largest unitary councils in the country. Our vision for North Northants is to be 'A place where everyone has the best opportunities and quality of life'.

Our priorities are:

  • helping people live active fulfilled lives
  • caring for our young people, providing them with high quality education and opportunities
  • enabling a thriving and successful economy
  • leading on a green and sustainable environment
  • ensuring our communities are connected so they can shape their lives and where they live
  • providing modern public services

Our values, as chosen by our staff, are - Customer-focused, Respectful, Efficient, Supportive and Trustworthy.

Your differences make us different - Achieve Together.

We are undertaking consultation with the Trade Unions on terms and conditions and the future NNC pay structure and during this time are appointing new employees on interim spot salaries. You will be advised of the outcome and any impact on your role once this work is complete.

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