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Business Support Officer

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    Social Work

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    Up to £11.20 per day

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a Business Support Officer to join the local authority based in Preston.
* The role is for 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday - placement duration is 6 weeks.
* Must be Preston, Chorley, Leyland based/live.
* The role is home working (must be based in the Preston, Chorley, Leyland area) - a laptop will be provided but the candidate must have their own home broadband to be able to access the Councils systems virtually.
* The role will predominantly be to support the procuring of agency workers for our Older People Residential Service, but it will also support the Councils Senior Managers in their agency requirements.
* The role will also support the apprenticeship team to recruit apprentices, arrange and minute meetings, arrange calendars, undertake data collection and analysis.
* The candidate must have excellent IT skills and have the ability to work across different IT platforms, such as the Matrix procuring system.
* Should have good organisational skills and be able to work both on their own initiative and as part of a team. They will need excellent numeracy skills, ICT skills, advanced Excel skills would be advantageous, and may have experience of using social media in a business setting.
* Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English and excellent face to face and telephone based customer service skills with an attention for detail.
* Excellent customer service skills - ability to maintain relationships, and resolve issues quickly and appropriately.
* Able to work independently, using initiative and great time management skills.
The pay rate for this role is £11.20 per hour, if you think this role interests you, get in touch now!