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Business Support Officer

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  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Akton Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Business Support Officer to join a Local Authorities Public Health Administration Team. This role is initially a 12 month contract and is paying £11PH. This role is full time, 37 hours per week, hours to be discussed at interview stage.


To provide a comprehensive, robust administrative support service to support the Public Health Team and Public Health CPPO/CO within the Commissioning Team.

The post-holder will be required to:

  • Provide core administrative functions;
  • Ensure that business needs are prioritised and managed effectively;
  • Carry out other duties commensurate with the grade of the post.

Administrative Duties:

  • Managing incoming communications (email, post, telephone calls) and highlighting/prioritising key points to follow up;
  • To create electronic documents, reports, letters etc from copy and dictation;
  • To highlight issues of a urgent nature to relevant senior members of the team;
  • Set up and maintain electronic and manual filing systems allowing easy retrieval;
  • Organise travel, accommodation and hospitality requirements;
  • Establish and maintain a pass back system for staff supporting;
  • Process payment of invoices and tracking of financial transactions using Oracle;

Administrative Support for Meetings/Team Activity:

  • To make arrangements for meetings and events including the booking of venues, arranging refreshments, sending invitations, organising agendas, and taking minutes;
  • Undertake progress/chasing tasks arising from meetings;
  • The preparation, production and presentation of documents and minutes from own notes and from a variety of sources of information;
  • To assist in the management of the electronic diary for members of the Public Health Team and CPPO/CO;