Day Opportunities Business Support Assistant Older People

Location: Hogarth and Lions Day Service - Older People

Contract Type: Permanent – Full time

Closing Date: 30 October 2020

Salary: £18,360.00 - £25,489.80

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

Day Opportunities Business Support Assistant Older People

Grade C  £18,000 – £24,500

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment; can you support a developing service within Social Care?

ECL’s vision is to be the supplier of choice for Adult Health and Social Care, this role requires strong commercial awareness and the ability to deliver a customer centric service.

This is an exciting time to join ECL to support, drive and develop our new contract, supporting the highly driven Business Managers in the day-to-day coordination of service priorities and provide an executive support for the service management team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual with exceptional planning and organizational skills. To be accountable for providing high quality and responsive administrative systems and support to facilitate effective service delivery Financial Management, Health & Safety and other systems.

To ensure the functional Business Managers can operate smoothly and effectively by coordinating and preparing meetings, agendas, papers, minutes and the effective follow up of actions.

This postholder will take the lead for reporting the service area to the support functions, and will therefore need excellent IT skills, eye for detail and ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.

The postholder will require excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to problem solve. They will build positive relationships with their stakeholders and be able to network across the organisation and with external partners.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have the ability to problem solve, excellent IT and communication skills, will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Requirements include:

Good level of education, including English and Mathematics at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.

Previous PA/Secretarial/Administrative experience at managerial level is essential.

Confident with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint user at advanced level, with the ability to manage and prioritise a range of outstanding scheduling requirements.

The ability to work well under pressure, within a fast-paced environment and as part of a team.

Flexibility to travel to other ECL locations as required.

To view the full Job Description for this role, please click here. 

What else can we offer you?

  • 24 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holiday) pro rata
  • FREE DBS check (which is a requirement of this role)
  • Health Care Cash Plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more)
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions
  • Ongoing Training & Career development
  • Annual Performance and Pay review
  • Up to £600 Refer a friend scheme*
  • Up to £300 loan on starting (subject to eligibility)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. 
  • Real job satisfaction in an environment where your actions deliver tangible benefits to people’s lives

As this role requires travel around the community, a car driver with their own vehicle is essential.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

If this sounds like a company you’d be proud to work for, why not apply today?


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