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Business Support Assistant

Business & Corporate Services


Stockport Council

CONTRACT TYPE – Temporary, 12 months
CONTRACT HOURS – Full Time, 37 hours per week

Business & Corporate Services

Business Support Officer – People Services 

Stockport Council’s Business Support Service is looking to appoint a new Business Support Officer, to work alongside colleagues in our Children’s Directorate, SEN/Borough-wide team to provide professional administrative support. 

To be successful in this role you will be a hard-working, well-organised administrator and you will be required to work flexibly to meet service needs. 

Key activities include:
Receiving documentation, data and information; handling and processing sensitive and confidential information; and keeping information safe
Telephone call handling and managing customer contact which will include signposting and directing enquiries

If you are looking for a new career opportunity within Stockport Council where you can help make a difference, with a supportive management team where you will be given training and support to develop your knowledge and skills within Business Support, we would welcome your application form.

Ideal Candidate
You will have a commitment to providing a high standard of customer service, with strong organisational and interpersonal skills. You will be able to empathise and be sensitive to the needs of the people using our services. You will have previous experience of dealing with customers, able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines. You will work as part of a team and will therefore have the ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues.

You should be proficient in working with standard office IT applications including MS Office and with training be able to navigate in-house case management systems to retrieve and record information.

Please note that applications will be shortlisted and scored based on the person specification. Read through each point and ensure you provide evidence and recent examples of how you meet the criteria.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date – 25th October 2018

To apply please click here and search for JOB2156

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25th Oct 2018

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