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Business Officer

About the role

The successful candidate will provide administrative support within the Service, the community centre, and in conjunction with the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team.  Your hours will be approximately 20 hours for Larkfield each week and 10 hours for the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact:  donna.callaby@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

 

 

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will provide administrative support within the Service, the community centre, and in conjunction with the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team.  Your hours will be approximately 20 hours for Larkfield each week and 10 hours for the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team.

You will contribute to the effective running of the office, setting up and maintaining systems and processes, taking minutes of meetings, and sharing information with colleagues as required.

You will support and liaise with customers on behalf of the service, in relation to service delivery or financial expenditures.

You will be based at Larkfield in Ely for the majority of the week; however, you will need to be able to travel within the county to support the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team.

You will be required to take bookings and maintain records for the Community Centre and the PROACT SCIPr UK® Team, ensuring that we maximise the use of the building.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact:  donna.callaby@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

About you

You will require grade A -C GCSE in English and Maths.

 You will have a good working knowledge of IT systems and applications, particularly Microsoft apps such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and Teams.

You will need to be able to plan and organise your workload effectively, managing your own priorities while supporting your colleagues and the SCIP Team.

You will need the ability to work in a challenging, demanding and rewarding environment.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits in addition to the basics like annual leave, sick pay, pension and mileage…

  • A comprehensive wellbeing package to cover all aspects of wellbeing, both in and out of work, which can also be accessed by your family
  • Buy up to 4 weeks additional annual leave (pro-rata) through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Take your bank holidays flexibly to better suit your personal circumstances
  • Make Additional Voluntary Contributions (Shared AVCs) to your pension with tax and National Insurance savings
  • Access to development opportunities, apprenticeships and qualified coaches to support your personal and professional growth
  • Paid volunteering hours each year so you can make a positive impact on our community during your normal working day
  • Access to Peer Support Groups through our IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network
  • Opportunities to nominate and receive Employee Recognition Awards
  • An Our Cambs Rewards account, giving you access to in-store and online discounts as well as our Car Lease and Cycle to Work schemes

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

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