Business Support Officer/Administrator

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Business Support Officer/Administrator
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Contract / Temporary

Barnsley TCL 0008 B023 / 1

Posted: 25th March 2024 16:28
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • Anticipated 3 months

  • Barnsley, South Yorkshire,

    S70 2DR

What's involved with this role:

Role: Business Support Officer/Administrator

Reference no: Barnsley TCL 0008 B023 / 1

Pay rate: £12.59 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3 months 

City: Barnsley, S70 2DR

A Standard DBS is required for this role


A Business Support Officer/Administrator is required to provide minute taking support at Child Protection Conferences and to provide administrative support for the organisation of conferences and completion and dissemination of minutes within timescales.

Experience of servicing meetings and minute taking directly onto mobile devices at speed and with accuracy is essential for this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide an efficient and confidential business support service to front line and statutory services
  • Deal with telephone and face to face enquiries providing advice, guidance, signposting and support to internal and external customers across a diverse range of service functions in line with legislation, regulations policies and procedures.
  • Respond to a variety of correspondence, dealing with incoming and outgoing information.
  • Liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including managers, employees and members of the public, ensuring information and communication links are maintained.
  • Support Statutory Meetings, including recording of decisions accurately and at speed and directly onto e forms, templates using mobile IT devices.
  • Organise and co-ordinate meetings, diaries and appointments, ensuring schedules and venues are appropriate for attendees.
  • Undertake a variety of project work and research, ensuring information is of high-quality and completed according to deadlines.
  • Analyse and evaluate data/information and produce reports/information/data which is appropriate for a range of audiences including senior managers, elected members, employees and members of the public.
  • Undertake administrative duties whilst dealing with interruptions, queries and conflicting demands arising from customer queries and requests.
  • Assist in the design and development of internal business support systems and processes to ensure the efficient functioning of the service as well as ensuring that confidential information is dealt with appropriately.
  • Input, check and maintain a variety of electronic and paper-based systems, ensuring information is accurate and stored appropriately.
  • Undertake financial administration including placing orders, reconciling and processing payments using electronic systems.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of regulations, policies and procedures which have implications for service delivery.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Education & Training:

  • Level 2 qualification in an appropriate area.
  • Training on Microsoft Office.
  • Minute Taking - essential


  • Experience of servicing meetings and minute taking directly onto mobile devices at speed and with accuracy
  • Experience of working within a business support environment.
  • Proven experience of working with highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • Experience of undertaking research and providing written and verbal reports of findings.
  • Experience of working with financial information, solving problems in relation to payments and billing.

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


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Job Ref: Barnsley TCL 0008 B023 / 1
Business Support Officer/Administrator
Client Category: Local Authority

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