Jul 09, 2019

Business Support Officer

  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Brighton, UK
  • £19,554 - £21,166 yearly
Permanent Office Social Care

Job Description

This job is an exciting opportunity to work as a Business Support Officer in an outstanding nursery for children with special educational needs and disabilities at the Jeanne Saunders Centre in Hove.  The post is for 18.5 hours, term time only covering Wednesday to Thursday (8.30 to 4.30 including an hour for lunch) and Friday morning (8.30 to 1pm). 

Interview date: Wednesday 24 July

For an informal discussion, please contact Anne Rhodda - Deputy Head on 01273 294945


About the role


This post is an integral part of the Pre-School Special Educational Needs Service ensuring the delivery of high quality support, learning, and assessment to children and families of young children with special educational needs and disabilities, and other professionals by providing:

-  administrative support within the centre to assist in the delivery of a first-class service to children and families.

-  financial support including monitoring, budget preparation, budgetary control and financial management data to the Deputy Head of the Centre and processing financial transactions to ensure the smooth running of the service

You will need to be highly organised and have an ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You will have excellent customer service skills and be friendly, sensitive and supportive.  You will also need to enjoy solving problems, be confident with financial data and manage an evolving workload so computer literacy and good time-management skills are essential.


Additional information


Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.


Company information


Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.



Closing Date

Jul 21, 2019