| Salary £21,189-£21,968 Per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 18.5 hours per week | Business Support - Children Looked After | Pro Rata

Job Title: Business Support Officer Grade 4
Part Time (18.5 hpw Wednesday pm, all day Thursday and Friday)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Business Support Officer to enhance our established team who will contribute to the key work of the Education and Children's Directorate.

Lancashire County Council offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Great holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per annum plus bank holidays – pro rata for part time staff
  • Opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Family friendly employer
  • Financial and travel benefits
  • Access to training and development
This post is within the Children Looked After Team based at County Hall, Preston PR1 0LD providing outstanding support to operational staff and managers. We are currently working a combination of home and office working, therefore, you will be required to have a suitable working space within your home and broadband connection. If you are unable to provide a suitable homeworking environment, you will be required to work from your office base or nearest suitable office location for your non-office working hours.

You could be really experienced in administration or looking to build on your previous experience and there's no better place to do this than with us.

What we are looking for:
Passion – You'll be passionate about delivering a great service and experience, it's what will motivate you, getting it right first time, asking for support when you need it and building on the skills that you've developed elsewhere.

Knowledge and Experience – Ideally you will have experience of working within an administration setting and have knowledge of using Microsoft packages and databases.

Great Communication – You'll be engaging and providing advice to Managers, Social Workers, families, members of the public and the rest of the team on a daily basis, so being able to clearly communicate the information you need and listen to individual requirements is key.

Why join us:
You'll get support along your journey both from your line manager and the rest of the team – we've some brilliant networks and groups that are available, you'll feel valued and achieve both a great work/life balance and the job satisfaction that we all want.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for further information regarding the scope of work and responsibilities for the post. Please ensure you address all the criteria from the person specification identified as at the application stage in your supporting evidence. Some criteria will also be addressed further at the interview stage.
Please take care to upload your supporting documentation before submitting your application. No additional documentation will be accepted after the closing date.

Interviews will be held via MS Teams and details will be sent to you a few days in advance of the interview to enable you to test your equipment and internet connection.

Interviews will be held week of w/c 13 February 2023, please note it will not be possible to rearrange an interview date or time.

For further information about the role please contact:
Lauren Hayes, Business Support Team Leader
Tel: 01282 470556

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, which can be found on LCC Vacancies website.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

Job Description & Person Specification

Job Location : Preston
Company : Lancashire County Council
Position : Business Support Officer
Sector :
Employment : Part-Time
Post Code :
Contact : Phone : 01282 470556
E-Mail Adress :
Please contact between 09:00-18:00.

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