Senior Business Support Officer

Job Ref: 1460
Sector: Office / Administration
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 22 February 2019
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE1 8XS
  • £23,800 per Annum
  • Ruksana Begum
  • 07741900626

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A career that's life-changing

Senior Business Support Officer England North - Newcastle

Salary Up to £23, 800

How Action for Children works

Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and their families - but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in.

Action for Children is in the process of developing its residential offer for children and young people who are looked after. This is an incredibly exciting time to join a dynamic team in the North East contributing to an innovative UK wide programme. Our successful applicant will have a real opportunity to be part of a team who will improve the outcomes of children and young people by providing safe, stable and loving homes for them to live and thrive in.

The role will be based in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

The role

Are you highly organised? Are you committed to leading and supporting a team to improve the lives of children? This could be the role for you, as Administration Team Leader you will line manage other administrators while supporting the smooth day to day running of the homes. This is a fast-paced managerial role with a high level of financial reporting involved.

The difference

You'll significantly improve young people's lives:

  • By providing a first-class administrative service to colleagues and young people.
  • By recording accurate information and ensuring contract data is maintained and distributed.
  • By leading a team yet having the ability to work on your own initiative as required.You'll need:
  • The person
  • Ideally, but not essential, people management experience
  • Experience of monitoring income and expenditure budgets.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Health and safety risk assessment experience would be advantageous
  • A high level of motivation and a flexible approach, with the ability to work to deadlines and manage changing priorities at short notice.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, understand safeguarding responsibilities and act with discretion.

For more information please contact Anne-Marie Wilson on 07741627578

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users, therefore all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

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