We are looking for a full time Business Team Leader to work in this varied and interesting role within the Children, Families & Learning Business Support Team based at our Woking office. Applicants will need to be prepared to travel within Surrey County supporting staff and projects.
The starting salary for this role is £31,273 per annum for a 36 hour working week.
Children, Families and Learning provides a range of highly specialist services to vulnerable children and young people. Services are delivered directly to children and their families within extensive statutory frameworks and staff working in these areas need specialist knowledge in order to deliver effective services to these high risk and high need groups.
Our admin teams support Social Care and Education staff and this role will be pivotal in developing the business support team to support education and social care specialists.
You will manage and develop a team of administrators to deliver a high quality and efficient administration service to assist in delivering the overall aim of the service to improve outcomes for children. Your duties will include co-ordinating support to the Assistant Director as required.
You will be highly organised, willing to take responsibility and use initiative; be comfortable in setting your own priorities and meeting deadlines. You will lead the way in assessing and implementing process improvements constantly and consistently to improve the performance of the administration service and increase customer satisfaction.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a customer focused environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
We are looking for someone who:
• Has experience of leading, co-ordinating and developing a busy team
• Has high level administrative and analytical skills
• Has excellent communication skills and the ability to build key relationships
• Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive approach to your work
• Has excellent IT skills and is proficient in using Microsoft Office
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th July 2021. However please note that applications will be shortlisted and interviewed on an ongoing basis and therefore vacancies may be filled before the closing date.
Interview dates to be confirmed.
For an informal discussion contact by email: Debby.firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your application.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.