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Business Support Officer

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    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £11.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 month

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Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Business Support Officer to join the team at the Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole Council

Job Role: Business Support Officer
The role is ideally suitable for individuals that can work a full 37-hour week, although part time candidates may also be considered.

Whilst the initial training period is likely to be provided within the office environment (potentially located at Bournemouth, Christchurch, or Poole offices) there would then be the possibility of a combination of Home and Office working pattern introduced. During the next 12 months BCP Council is progressing to closing the Poole and Christchurch offices and creating a main Hub at the Bournemouth site.
All training will be provided within any ongoing Covid 19 constraints.
Parking is currently free during the Covid 19 restrictions, but daily charging is to be introduced shortly.
Key Responsibilities
Duties include validating and publicising planning applications received by the Council; creating new records in the computerised database, recording and filing of letters received as a result of publicity, preparation and despatch of decision notices; co-ordinating information for planning appeals.
This may be the job for you if you can offer
o Ability to read, understand and calculate from scale drawings
o Accuracy and attention to detail
o IT skills to include Word & Excel
o Flexibility and an ability to meet performance targets
o Excellent communication and organisational skills
o Relevant experience of office work to include dealing with applicants and professionals on a regular basis
o A minimum of 4 GCSE's at Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Maths and English
important Information
6 Month Contract
£11.00 Umbrella Rate