Business Support Officer - Adults Social Care Ops

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 - please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.
Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
Part time and full time hours available
Civic Centre 3, Huddersfield and working from home
12 months from the start
£21,575 - £21,968 for full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our Business Support within the Care Phones Team for Kirklees Council.

As a Business Support Officer within the Care Phones Team the work will often be fast paced, where common sense, quick thinking and a pro-active approach is key. Each day is different with regards to work requests coming in but there are set roles and responsibilities to do each week. There are a variety of administrative, financial, and business support duties that may form part of your job and it will be expected that you deal with information which may be sensitive or confidential. You will need to be confident in dealing with people who have physical disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia.

Knowledge of IT packages is essential, this role does require use of excel spreadsheets and data entry into databases as well as specialist systems. You must show you are able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ 2 level or equivalent.

For a full list of the role requirements please see the attached Job Profile.

For further information please contact Dale Earnshaw on 01484 221000.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile - this information needs to be inserted under the Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form and also complete the shortlisting questionnaire attached.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.

If you are internal and want 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.

06 November 2022, 11:55 PM

This vacancy is closed to applications.