Business Support Officer – Social Care

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Business Support Officer - Social Care
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ1048048

Posted: 4th September 2023 16:59
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  • Pay Rate:

    £15.60 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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Temporary Business Support Officer - Social Care 

Reference no: Greenwich RQ1048048   

Pay Rate: £15.60 per hour PAYE   

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 6 months  


Basic DBS disclosure required 

To lead on the quality assurance of data held and contribute to service improvement by providing information, data, analysis and reporting within the service. To operate flexibly as part of the business support staff group so that core business support functions are delivered. To contribute to the development of efficient and effective business support arrangements that add value to the service provided to service users. To be responsible for day to day processing and management of financial information for the service, to ensure accuracy and up to date information is maintained and there will not be a significant negative impact on the service and other organisations 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • To provide administrative support to frontline staff carrying out such duties that are required to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the service, including distribution of mail and being the first point of contact (either by telephone, email or face to face).  Deal sensitively with all enquires, assessing needs and providing the most appropriate response including advice and guidance, signposting to other sources of help and involving other internal and external professionals as necessary.  
  • To lead on the tracking of data and collecting, collating, scrutinising, interpreting and producing outputs and be responsible for implementing follow up actions and distributing information.  
  • To input, update and interrogate information relating to service users.  
  • To support staff and leaders and take responsibility for ensuring data is up to date and tasks are completed within defined timescales.   
  • To prepare, analyse and provide detailed and complex reports and management and performance information as required.  
  • To be responsible for the accurate complex calculations of payments to all agencies and service users and to ensure all purchase orders are created on the system accurately against the child’s record such as petty cash, placements and any invoices from agencies.   
  • To take the lead in running financial reports and present findings to management team and rectify any discrepancies.   
  • To be responsible for day to day accounting processes and carry out financial accounting tasks relating to the use of delegated budgets and staffing, including the processing  and transactions of cash payments, allowances and monitoring of invoices on in house database as directed.  
  • To assist with setting up bank accounts for service users. 

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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: 

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. 

***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. 





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Business Support Officer - Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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