Thanks to an innovative Shared Staffing Arrangement (SSA), we can offer a special roles: Business Support Officer, for not one, but two amazing boroughs. The London Boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth have come together in a Shared Staffing Arrangement (SSA) to share expertise, increase efficiency and create economies of scale and deliver a first-class service. And that gives you an exciting opportunity to join a team of 5 people working across both Boroughs
As part of the Business Support team, you will enable us to continue to build on our success and also bring new experience, knowledge and ideas.
Your style and approach will reflect our values:
- Being open
- Being supportive
- Being positive and helpful
You will need to bring both your experience and fresh perspectives to the team that delivers administrative & financial support to the Chief Executives Group.
You will have experience of working in an administrative/ support role & of supporting events & meetings. Be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy & able to work effectively within a team.
You will need to show a strong customer care focus and be a good communicator, who is well organised and demonstrates good written, numerical and IT skills.
If successful you will be joining a team that is committed to delivering high level corporate support
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include flexible working (dependent on service need), and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.
For an informal discussion please contact Andy O’Reilly on 020-8871-7203 or Veronica Luthur on 020-8871-8167.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: 24th August 2020 11:59 pm
Shortlisting Date: W/C 24th August 2020
Interview Date: 15th & 16th September 2020
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment