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Business Support - Asylum Seeking Through Care Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/10/2021 12:00
£19,698 - £20,092 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Seafield House
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

The Unaccompanied Children and Young People’s Team is a newly formed and dedicated team. It has been set up to work with children and young people who are in care and seeking asylum or care leavers who have or are in the process of securing Leave to remain in the UK.
We want to recruit a Business Support Office to provide administrative support to the team. You will need to be highly organised, efficient and be versatile with a ‘can do’ attitude and approach.

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a suitably experienced Business Support Officer to join our UASC team. If you are enthusiastic and passionate and want to make a real difference in children’s lives, then we would like to hear from you.

We care about our staff, recognise the importance of training and development, and support our Business Support Officers to reach their full potential. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression.

The successful candidate will have:

- Awareness of administrative / clerical practices and procedures
- Able to use Microsoft word and excel confidently as well as email packages such as Microsoft Outlook
- Ability to use databases
- Communication skills that promote the service to its customers
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Literacy skills appropriate to the duties of the post such as the ability to compose well-structured sentences and spell competently
- Numeracy skills appropriate to the duties of the post for example the ability to calculate using decimals and percentages
- Ability to display excellent attention to detail and creativity in day-to-day tasks and duties.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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