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Business Services Assistant (2 posts)

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North East and Bolsover Area
Salary details
Grade 4 £20,812 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
02 April 2023
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Childrens Services Business Services Team for committed and flexible individuals to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Early Help & Safeguarding teams in the following locations. 

Post 1 based at Clay Cross Area Office, 37 hours per week.

Post 2 based at Shirebrook Children’s Centre, 37 hours per week. 

You will be joining a friendly team of experienced Business Services Assistants. The role is varied, fast-paced and the ability to work as part of a team and meet deadlines is essential. 

What will I be doing: 

  • Providing general administrative support to teams and staff.
  • Undertaking routine clerical duties including but not limited to data entry, recording information, photocopying, scanning and uploading.
  • Undertaking routine monitoring of shared email accounts.
  • Maintaining electronic and manual filing, document management and record keeping.
  • Producing letters and other processed communication using standard formats and templates
  • Maintaining adequate cover within the service including reception duties.
  • Receiving telephone enquiries, message taking and call re-direction.
  • Finance tasks including handling petty cash, placing orders and processing invoices, while always adhering to DCC financial regulations. 

Skills and Experience we are looking for: 

  • Excellent IT skills, which includes the use of Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to work as part of a team undertaking a wide range of general administrative tasks.
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Good communication
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good organisational
  • An ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • An ability to work within organisational policies and procedures.
  • An understanding of confidentiality, GDPR and Data Protection.
  • NVQ Level 2 qualification or relevant office experience.
  • Enthusiasm and transferable skills 

We value your unique skills, knowledge, and experience, so please read the full Job and Person Profile to ensure you submit the best possible application. It's important to detail how you meet the essential requirements in the “Suitability for Job” section on your application form 

What we are offering: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).
  • Flexible working
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites.
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team.
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling.
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

If you would like to know more about Derbyshire County Council please click here

If you require any further information or for an informal conversation, please email csbs.review@derbyshire.gov.uk and your query/request will be passed to the relevant service. 

Provisional interview date: 13th April 2023 

Interviews will be conducted in person at NE Derbyshire and Bolsover Area Office, High Street, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, S45 9JB and arrangements will be confirmed with candidates.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.