Business Services Assistant/Administrator – Housing

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Business Services Assistant/Administrator – Housing
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Contract / Temporary

Derbyshire 5246670

Posted: 22nd March 2024 09:11
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.94 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Ilkeston, Derbyshire,

    DE7 8DQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Business Services Assistant/Administrator – Housing

Reference no:  Derbyshire 5246670

Pay Rate: £12.94 per hour PAYE 

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

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2-3 months 

City: Ilkeston, Derbyshire

The purpose of the role is to provide a flexible, agile and responsive business support service across the Supported Accommodation/Staying Close service. The service strengthens support for those leaving care by improving their connection with the community and family, while improving their mental health and wellbeing, while making positive steps towards independence. The service also monitors accommodation provision for children in care and care leavers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide an effective professional administrative support service to the Supported Accommodation/Staying Closes team and functions in accordance with a range of business procedures and processes, ensuring quality service standards are maintained.
  • Carry out a wide range of business services tasks and processes ensuring performance objectives, targets and timescales are met, allocating and prioritising work across the team as the role requires.
  • Co-ordinate work streams within own area of responsibility to manage peaks and troughs in business need.
  • Undertake budget monitoring activities and provide a range of financial data for use in management information reports and accounts reconciliation systems.
  • Represent the business support function at relevant internal and external meetings as required.
  • Develop and maintain document management and record keeping systems in accordance with standard formats and service requirements ensuring compliance with data protection and confidentiality requirements.
  • Deal with day to day enquiries and communications resolving issues and escalating to the appropriate level where necessary.


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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:



  1. 3 GCSE's, Grades A-C, or equivalent including English and Mathematics.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Clear understanding of standards and regulations set for the output of the role/team.
  3. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of relevant process or procedure, specialised equipment or software systems.
  4. Effective Communication orally and in writing.
  5. Proven initiative and judgement to resolve day - to-day problems independently.
  6. Working knowledge of other areas of the authority relevant to the service.
  7. Working in a fast past customer service environment.
  8. Extensive knowledge of administration practices.
  9. Understanding of data management systems and the ability to interpret and analyse data.
  10. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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Job Ref: Derbyshire 5246670
Business Services Assistant/Administrator – Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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