Temporary Business Support Officer / Admin – Commissioning

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Temporary Business Support Officer / Admin - Commissioning
Contract / Temporary

Bournemouth 5207745

Posted: 6th June 2022 20:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.19 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Bournemouth,

    BH2 6DY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Business Support Officer / Admin – Adult Social Care Commissioning

Reference no: Bournemouth 5207745

Hybrid role

Enhanced DBS required for this role

A Business Support Officer is required who will be responsible for providing a high-quality administration service to the Adult Social Care Transformation and Integration team and the wider Commissioning Services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook.
  • Planning and organisational skills, particularly co-ordinating processes.
  • Co-ordination and collection of data from a variety of sources to be used by others.
  • Analysis and manipulation of data or calculations, highlighting and prioritising any issues for further investigation or action.
  • Collate, organise and edit material for inclusion in reports and documents.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Experience of managing and maintaining senior manager’s diaries.
  • Preparation of non-standard documentation and/or the integration of software applications.
  • Experience of supporting projects using Excel and / or project tools to monitor, maintain and update data.


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


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to a minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience in administration, working in a busy office environment.
  • Previous experience of using financial systems to process invoices and payments.
  • Experience using MS Outlook for diary management.
  • Minute taking skills and experience.



  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, prioritising your workload with minimum supervision, with the ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a flexible approach.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel for data input, monitoring, maintaining and updating spreadsheets within timescales.
  • Strong IT skills and experience using various IT software packages, MS Teams, and bespoke databases.


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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. 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.
  5. Must be able to travel, using public or other forms of transport where they are viable, or by holding a valid UK driving licence with access to own or pool car.
  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: Bournemouth 5207745
Temporary Business Support Officer / Admin - Commissioning
Client Category: Local Authority

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Temporary Business Support Officer / Admin - Commissioning
Client Category: Local Authority

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