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Kirklees Council Careers – Business Support Officer

Website Kirklees Council

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made – please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.



Children & Families

Service Area

Child Protection & Family Support



Number of Jobs



Huddersfield and surrounding areas

Position type



Grade 6


£20,444 – £22,129

The post holder will work at offices in –

YJS Full Time 37.00 hours – Huddersfield, Batley on occasions and some work from home

Are you passionate about making life better for children, young people and families?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Support Officers to work within Children’s Services and the Youth Justice Service.

Family Support and Child Protection brings together the statutory elements of Children’s Social Care provision, a wide range of Family Support, Youth Justice and Youth Services into one overall management arrangement. The service provides clearly focused targeted interventions to take place within a context of integrated assessment and service provision.

Duties will include:

  • Data processing (input and retrieval) – including service based IT systems.
  • Information and record management as directed.
  • To facilitate multiagency meeting and take accurate minutes.
  • Responding to non-routine enquires/complaints, signposting as required.
  • Specialist word processing.
  • Cash handling and processing of invoices or cheques.

It is essential that you are familiar with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Access and Excel, and that you are able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ 2 level or equivalent. A level of literacy to be able to produce routine documentation and numeracy skills to be able to deal with, for example petty cash is also essential.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check may be required for these jobs. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile. CV’s will not be accepted.

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email:

[email protected]
or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date

23 October 2023, 11:55 PM

Important Information

Job Profile.pdf – 134KB

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