Business Support Officer



Closing Date:

02 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SC5

Salary: £25578 – £26985 per annum

Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Shortlist Date: Week commencing Monday 3rd October 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 10th October 2022

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year-olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About the Role

To provide professional business support that facilitates the delivery of frontline services and the council

Ensuring the delivery of an effective and efficient service within required timescales and in line with corporate and service policies and operating guidelines

To work in partnership with services to ensure that any risks, issues or opportunities are identified and quickly

To champion continuous improvement to ensure that services are efficient as possible.

To work to a quality standard of right first time every time

About You

Provide effective business support to meet the statutory and operational requirements of Children’s Service

Proactively develop skills, knowledge and abilities in delivering a high quality business support service to Children’s Service.

Be aware of policies, procedures and statutory legislation that impacts on your role and Children’s Services. Regularly update that knowledge in order to give correct service information and advice and allow job rotation as required.

Organise and prioritise own workload, renegotiating targets/deadlines as conflicting demands.

Carry out all accountabilities in compliance with the Council’s Policies and Procedures.

Liaise effectively, professionally and co-operatively with Business Support staff and service users, always presenting an efficient image of Business Support.

Provide cover for colleagues and undertake any other work assigned consistent with the duties and responsibilities of an agile.

Maintain accurate and effective communication with line management (to include the provision of reports and presentations) ensuring that they are regularly appraised of planned changes and developments.


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