• Job Reference: 431557298-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Pertemps Aylesbury Commercial
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £14.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Pertemps Recruitment on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council has an exciting opportunity for a Business Support Specialist (Administration) to join the Children's Services team in their Aylesbury office (HP20 area). Working alongside the Business Support Manager you will pay an important role in providing a full, effective and confidential administrative support service to the Buckinghamshire Child Protection service

About us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person

Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are - Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
  • a fair and inclusive culture
  • the chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
  • health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
  • ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
  • opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social events

About the role
As a Business Support Specialist you will be responsible for taking minutes of important meetings between service users and the client amongst other general administrative duties so attention to detail and strong communication skill (both written and verbal) is vital

This is a temporary position until March 2023, though there is potential for this to be extended further. The pay rate is £14.00, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week. Buckinghamshire Council are currently working on a hybrid basis where you will work remotely for 3-4 days per week and in the office 1-2 days per week.

The Aylesbury office is conveniently situated in the town centre (HP20 area) with great transport links including a local train station and excellent road connections to the M25, M1, M4 and M40

About you
The work of the team is varied and fast-paced so we are looking for an experienced and highly organised individual who can manage competing priorities and work independently and as part of a team. You will need to be empathetic with our service users and able to use your initiative when dealing with queries.

You will be motivated to make a positive difference for our members and want to deliver total satisfaction.
Comprehensive knowledge of relevant processes within a recruitment environment, systems, policies and procedures will be essential, as will good knowledge of other areas of the authority relevant to the service.
Bringing excellent ICT skills, you will have experience of standard packages, including MS Office, Excel, and may include use of bespoke databases etc.

Due to the frequent liaison activities, excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
You will need to have minute taking experience and be highly accurate with attention to detail. You must be able to prioritise and work to deadlines.

You take responsibility for your work and are trusted to perform your job to the best of your ability.

Other information
We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
The interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams.

Apply now or call, text or email Skye Cole, Client Services Partner for further information:

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.