Business Support Officer

Job Details

Barnet council are looking for an business support officer To work within a team to provide a comprehensive range of administrative and
business support services including executive support for the Director, Deputy Director,
Assistant Directors and other senior managers within Adult and Communities.


  • To manage a demanding and reactive workload in a responsive way to assist the Business Support Lead to meet the Senior Management Team’s key objectives and external regulatory requirements.
  • To work with the Business Support Lead to ensure the administrative and wider business needs of the Senior Managers, including Director, Assistant Directors and Heads of Service efficiently are met, including executive support.
  • To undertake word processing and email correspondence as required. (This may be confidential and may be complex in nature)
  • To receive telephone calls on behalf of Senior Managers within Adult and Communities and deal effectively with those calls with the necessary tact and sensitivity.
  • To organise the effective collation and distribution of correspondence and papers to ensure that items are both received and dispatched as appropriate.
  • To support and manage filing systems.
  • Acting as the first point of key contact for Senior Managers for all internal and external contacts ensuring where possible contacts are resolved and where this is not possible they are directed/passed to the appropriate senior manager within Adult and Communities.
  • To open, sort and deliver post to all members of Adult and Communities Senior Management Team.
  • To manage the distribution and despatch of external post.
    To support the Business Support Lead in the preparation of meetings and conferences.
  • To deal with telephone enquiries, photocopying and other administrative support as required.
  • To organise meetings and take minutes as necessary

Payrate: £18.88 umbrella

hybrid role 2 days in office!!!!!!!

DBS needed