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Business Support Officer

Salary: £20,444 - £22,129 Per Year

Pay Scale: Grade 4
Ref: RO62143
Full Time
Location: Number 1 Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
Hours: 37

Rochdale Borough Council

Welcome to Governance & Business Support (GBS), part of the Rochdale’s award winning Adult Care Services department. It’s an exciting time across Adult Care Services, as we embark and continue on our change and transformation journey to truly make a difference to the lives of our residents.

Our workforce is our biggest asset and a lot has been done which we are really proud of but there a lot still to do. We are looking for amazing people who share our vision and values to join our team. We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and forward thinking to join our team as a…Business Support Officer

Why us?

Here in Governance and Business Support (GBS), we are the ‘engine room’ of Adult Care and play an essential role in making sure the department runs and operates effectively and efficiently at all times. We are a friendly and dynamic team, which takes pride in everything we do to ensure our services continue to be of an excellent and high quality standard.

Our Financial Business Support Officers are essential to our service delivery and play a key role in making sure we provide efficient and effective support services across adult care 

You will get real job satisfaction and will be supported by our amazing staff team. Benefits include:-

  • Salary & Progression: We offer a competitive starting salary and annual incremental progression.  
  • Flexible working arrangements – We offer a hybrid working model which allows our staff to work flexibly, with a combination of home and office working.
  • Working environment: You will be based in the modern and vibrant Number One Riverside, located in the heart of Rochdale, and adjacent to the new Riverside Retail development
  • Leave Entitlement: You will be offered a generous holiday allowance of 23 days per annum plus bank holidays. In addition, our employees annual leave entitlement will increase by an additional 5 days after five years’ service. 
  • Work Life Balance Scheme: We also offer a flexible work life balance scheme which allows you to accrue hours and take up to an additional 12 days off each year, without impacting on your annual leave entitlement.
  • Teams: You will have the opportunity to work across supportive and friendly teams, giving our staff opportunities to experience new areas and develop their skills.
  • Training & Development: we are invested in our staff and encourage your continued professional development with a range of opportunities and training on offer
  • Travel & Accessibility: We are located and easily accessible to nearby transport links to make is easier to travel via metro link, bus and train.
  • Pension: You will have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).  

What we’re looking for?

To give you a feel for the role, we have outlined some of the core skills and attributes we are looking for but you can also find out more detailed information about the role in the job description attached below.

  • You will be an effective multi-tasker with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
  • You will be motivated and forward thinking, who can demonstrate professionalism and enthusiasm 
  • You will be a team player
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • You will have excellent ICT skills and be able to use a range of packages including Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • You will have a real attention for detail and be able to maintain accurate and detailed records using both manual and electronic systems.

To apply please click ‘more information’ below. 

Interview Date: 30 May 2022

Closing Date: 22/05/2022 

More Information

Rochdale Borough Council
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
OL16 1XU