- Pay Rate:
£9.18 per hour PAYE/National Minimum Wage applies
- Hours per Week:
37, Monday – Friday, normal working hours
This opening assignment is for 3 months
- Middlewich, Cheshire,
Temporary Business Support Officer (Admin and Clerical)
Reference no: ANSA 5224183
Pay Rate: £9.18 per hour PAYE/National Minimum Wage applies
Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3 months
A Business Support Officer is needed to provide reception, clerical and administrative support to the Waste & Street Cleansing, Parks & Grounds and Fleet Services ensuring that administrative processes related to the work of the team are effectively and efficiently delivered.
- Efficient and effective use of information technology relative to the service including MS office applications, IBS systems, bespoke systems and the internet; in order to maintain data bases, update records, generate work and information reports including the placement of orders, issuing of invoices and responding to external email requests.
- Receive, answer and deal with face-to-face and telephone enquiries from the public, outside organisations and internal clients, in order to provide accurate information and excellent customer service, referring callers on only where matters require the personal attention of a team member.
- Undertake clerical and administrative duties, predominantly relating to Waste & Street Cleansing, Parks & Grounds and Fleet Services, including management of paperwork for motor-related insurance claims, update of daily work sheets and route risk assessments, and ensuring that all correspondence and texts are dealt with promptly and to a high standard of presentation and that service standards are met or exceeded.
- Organise and carry out procedures for ordering and checking financial transactions for the team, including hire of vehicles as required, to ensure that supplies and financial records are maintained efficiently.
- Reconciliation of income, preparation of banking for submission to accounts, accurate input of work costings into the corporate systems including time sheets and holidays.
- Organise meetings and other events involving team members, if required attend, take notes, and arrange and monitor subsequent follow up actions to ensure efficient and timely dispatch of business.
- Engage with service users, including preparation, distribution and analysis of questionnaires relating to the service; and contribution to campaigns and promotions, including; planning and assisting in events and the effective delivery of Services.
- Develop and maintain accurate recording systems and a comprehensive filing system, in order to provide efficient and readily accessible sources of information and accurate statistics.
“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:
- Level 2 RSA word processing or equivalent.
- Demonstrable experience of working within an office environment.
- Knowledge of current environmental issues and a demonstrable ability to work in a collaborative way with other departments.
- Effective administration and communication skills (written and oral).
- Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
- Self-reliance and confidence in difficult confrontational situations.
- Tact and diplomacy in dealing with enquiries by telephone or in person.
- Effective IT skills - Fluent in Microsoft Office and Oracle.
- Accuracy and speed are required in data inputting.
- Ability to build a rapport with customers.
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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:
- 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.
- 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.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- 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:
- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
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Temporary Business Support Officer (Admin and Clerical)
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