We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.
Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.
In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.
We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.
About the Role
The Children’s Services works to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and families in Haringey along with ensuring children and young people are safeguarded by identifying and addressing child protection issues and concerns with colleagues as appropriate. We deliver a high-quality social work service to children and families working in partnership with other statutory and third sector organisations.
As a Business Support Officer, you will be responsible for delivering a full range of business support activities to ensure the smooth running of the service. Responsibilities will include:
- Document Management
- Data entry to council systems
- Supporting meetings
- Complaints and FOIs
- Supporting key business processes
We’re looking for someone who has proven Business Support experience of delivering a high quality service within a busy and thriving complex or regulated environment. You will have:
- Excellent data management and recording skills – both manual and computerised.
- Previous customer service experience – to both internal and external customers.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- A good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office
- Adaptability and the ability to work flexibly under pressure.
For a full list of our benefits please see here.