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Business Services Assistant

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 7 £12,479.04 - £13,435.56 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
18 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
28 July 2024

Business Services Assistant - Part time 18.5 hours - Specialised Transport

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Council’s Specialised Transport Service to appoint to the part time position of Business Service Assistant (BSA).  The BSA will work in the Specialised Transport section, which procures and manages home to school transport services for students with special needs and disabilities (SEND). This front-line service is responsible for organising the transport arrangements for approximately 1700 students with additional needs, to schools and establishments in Derbyshire and further afield.   The environment is extremely busy, reactive and challenging.

The successful candidate will join a supportive and friendly management and wider team, so it is vital they work as a team player.  The service area is undergoing transformation and improvement, therefore the BSA must be flexible and pro-active as well as comfortable with change and open to new ways of working. They must demonstrate in their application and at interview experience of working in a fast-paced front-line service. 

You will need:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  •  Confidence in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint & ideally EDRM
  • An eye for detail and confidence to question information
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload

It is an essential requirement that the successful candidates will be expected to work on a team rota including 5pm finishes some days due to the service requirements.

This represents a great opportunity for someone looking to join the Council, for a change in job, or ambitious for a development opportunity to enhance skills.

For queries and/or an informal chat about the position, please contact Tim O’Sullivan on tim.o’sullivan@derbyshire.gov.uk  

Closing date: Sunday 28 July 2024

Provisional interviews: week commencing 5 August 2024

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here