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Business Support Lead Level 2

Business & Corporate Services


Manchester City Council

Position Title: Business Support Lead Level 2
Salary: Grade 6 £25,801 to £28,785 (Bar at £27,905) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
DBS Check Required: Yes, Standard
Closing Date: 23 October 2019
Reference: MCC250249/ADU

We are looking for an organised and confident individual who can provide dedicated Secretarial support to Bernie Enright, the Executive Director of Adult Social Services.

Adult social care in Manchester is rapidly changing in an exciting way. We are integrating with our partners to form the Manchester Local Care Organisation, which has brought community health and adult social care together as one team for the first time, and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning. Our aim is to improve outcomes by working together.

It’s an exciting time at the Council, with over £11.4 million invested into Adults’ Services. This investment will improve the lives of our most vulnerable residents and ensure people in Manchester requiring Adult Social Care can stay independent, stay well and live the life they choose. 

We are looking for someone who is methodical and has strong organisation skills, and who takes initiative and is proactive in highlighting potential issues or conflicts. This may be a challenging aspect of the role, taking into consideration the breadth of the Executive Director’s role across the three organisations/partnerships: Manchester Local Care Organisation, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning and Manchester City Council.

You will need to be a strong communicator and have excellent interpersonal skills. This will include adapting the style of your communication as necessary for all levels of audience, including Councillors, senior staff in partner organisations and vulnerable adults, and ensuring that this information is understood.

You will be responsible for providing a comprehensive executive support service to the Executive Director of Adult Social Services . This will include complex diary management, organising travel and events, attending and supporting meetings, producing minutes, and other Secretarial duties.  

You can find the benefits of working at Manchester City Council here, including travel benefits and discounts.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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