Higher Business Support Officer / Admin – Children

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Higher Business Support Officer / Admin - Children
Contract / Temporary

Oldham TCL 0008 08A4 / 1

Posted: 11th October 2023 10:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.28 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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Temporary Higher Business Support Officer / Admin - Children 

Reference no: Oldham TCL 0008 08A4 / 1 

Pay Rate: £11.28 per hour PAYE 

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 3 months  


To provide effective and comprehensive higher level administrative support to Children’s Social Care Services by working as part of a team and contributing to excellent service delivery and achievement of service objectives 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Type and produce presentations and to format existing presentations (not authoring).  
  • Produce a variety of information in different formats, including letters, reports, charts, maps and tables, and undertake mail-merges, using branded templates where applicable.  
  • Update and retrieve information from a range of databases/spreadsheets, manipulate data, including using formulas, and create non-standard reports.  
  • Enter data into systems and undertake progress chasing to ensure that information relevant to the service is accurate, up-to-date and recorded on systems accordingly.  
  • Run data reports, and identify, analyse and correct errors as appropriate.  
  • Analyse and validate service specific information, requesting additional details or clarification, or chasing progress on issues or outstanding information, as required.  
  • Maintain effective and efficient office and information systems, including compliance with external requirements where necessary.  
  • Support the development and embedding of robust systems, processes and working practices with a solution focused approach and challenge where necessary.  
  • Assist with the diary management for assigned Senior Managers in designated service 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via job[email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

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: 


  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy to undertake the tasks and duties of the role 



  • Knowledge of data protection issues and the need to keep person data secure and confidential 
  • Understanding of the operation and service delivery requirements of the service in which the post is based  
  • Understanding of Children’s Social Care Services  
  • Understanding why safeguarding is important when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults 



  • Experience of using computer packages for word processing, spreadsheets and databases, plus using the internet and sending/receiving emails  
  • Experience of undertaking a wide range of administration and business supporting tasks  
  • Experience of effectively and calmly dealing with irate customers  
  • Experience of co-ordinating and minuting complex meetings  
  • Experience of securely managing confidential and sensitive information 


Skills & Abilities: 

  • Customer service skills to deliver polite, courteous and efficient service to colleagues, partners and service users, with the ability to effectively and calmly deal with irate customers  
  • Organisational skills to complete tasks to deadlines, re-prioritising own work if necessary  
  • Teamworking skills to work effectively with others to meet deadlines and complete work to the required standard 



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Job Ref: Oldham TCL 0008 08A4 / 1
Higher Business Support Officer / Admin - Children
Client Category: Local Authority

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Higher Business Support Officer / Admin - Children
Client Category: Local Authority

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