Business Support Officer – Workforce Planning

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.
Adults, Housing & Health
Adults Sufficiency
Civic Centre 1 , Huddersfield, currently working from home
Up to end of June 2021
Grade 5

£19,312 - £19,698

This job is temporary until the end of June 2021 due to extra workload

This job is part of the Business Support job family, which is a key role in supporting our teams to deliver high quality services. You will contribute to the effective running of the Council with your first class and efficient administrative support skills.

The Workforce Planning Team supports a wide range of independent sector care providers including care homes and domiciliary care homes. A large part of this support is with recruitment and this is largely done through a social media approach called In2Care Kirklees. In2Care Kirklees provides 1-1 support to individuals that are considering a role within the adult care sector and the team helps them find jobs and opportunities that match their personal requirements.

This is a busy role that will involve communicating with potential applicants and social care employers on a daily basis.

There will be a high use of telephone, Facebook Messenger, text and email with potential applicants and social care employers. Other contact on an occasional basis with other internal and external services

In order to be shortlisted for this job please provide detailed answer to the questions during the application process.


17 January 2021, 11:55 PM

To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission.  

If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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