Business Support Officer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£27228 - £28215
17 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Do you have excellent business support and data analysis skills and want to contribute to safeguarding children in Greenwich? 

The Greenwich Safeguarding Children Partnership (GSCP) is a key statutory partnership that involves all agencies working with children or their families. The work of the Partnership is undertaken by a network of professionals through a range of work groups. The Partnership includes an executive group which meets quarterly to review the progress of the business plan.  You will need to offer business and data analysis support to the GSCP and additional project groups. The work is varied and interesting and can also be very challenging.  

You will need excellent business support skills that include the ability to both minute and organise multi-agency meetings, produce data reports and have good customer care skills. You will need a DBS check, ability to use Microsoft packages including, Word, advanced Excel, Outlook and ‘PowerPoint’.  

If you are interested in the post and would like to have an informal discussion please contact Sarah Ingram, GSCP Interim Project Co-ordinator on 020 8921 4477/8732 or Christine Robinson HOS QIS on 020 8921 6240 

Closing Date: 31st July 2019

Interviews will take place on 7th & 8th August 2019 


Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

This opportunity has recently been advertised as an opportunity for current RBG employees (internal only advertising). Applications received during the internal advertising period have been considered and processed. If you were interviewed for this position via an application to this job advertisement during the internal advertising period, any further application will not be shortlisted.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.