Temporary Business Admin Support Officer – CYPS

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Temporary Business Admin Support Officer – CYPS
Contract / Temporary

Havering RQ674169

Posted: 20th September 2022 08:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.92 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • ROMFORD, London,

    RM1 3BB

What's involved with this role:

Job Reference: Havering RQ674169

Pay Rate: £12.92 per hour PAYE

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role

The primary purpose of this role is to provide a reliable, high quality administrative and support service to the Children and Young People’s Service.

The key objectives are to :

  • Contribute to the development of the Business Support Team ‘service offer’, helping to professionalise and future-proof administrative and support services by participating in task-finish working groups.
  • Provide high quality, consistent, efficient and effective support services within agreed (and often stretched) timescales.
  • Prioritise workload in the face of competing demands and a pressurised working environment, often supporting multiple front line teams and projects.
  • Maintain, update and quality assure various IT systems and records, ensuring consistency, accuracy and quality of data.
  • Providing bespoke analysis reports often drawing upon a complex dataset.
  • Provide high quality self-directed administrative support, checking own work and proactively looking to raise standards and improve consistency across the team.
  • Provide high quality specialist support such as minute-taking to allocated meetings/Panels, ensuring that they operate in accordance with all legal and internally agreed standards and procedures.
  • Be the nominated ‘subject matter expert’ lead for at least two appropriate corporate functions such as HR, Finance, IT, Complaints etc.
  • Can deliver in a fast paced, complex project management and matrix management environment (where work is allocated by multiple task managers).


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Experience:
    1. Experience of dealing with correspondence for the team or service in a timely, consistent and professional manner.
    2. Experience of interpreting, analysing and dealing with sensitive information and data.
    3. Excellent experience of at least two of the following functions: HR, Finance, IT, Data Analysis, Quality Assurance, Research, Project Management and Commissioning.
    4. Experience of working in a complex project management environment.
    5. Experience of financial management processes including paying and reconciling invoices, and creating, updating and reconciling spreadsheets.
    6. Subject matter expertise and knowledge of areas within the Service Area such as LAC, CP, MASH - desirable
  2. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced, results-focused environment without compromising accuracy.
    2. Ability to administer and organise meetings, including the writing of formal minutes.
    3. Able to effectively work as part of a team.
    4. Communicating effectively with internal and external agencies by phone, email, letters and face to face.
  3. ICT Skills: Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite and other IT applications.


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

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** 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.
  5. *** 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.
  6. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: Havering RQ674169
Temporary Business Admin Support Officer – CYPS
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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