Senior Business Support Assistant (Temporary)

Favourite East Renfrewshire Council
Ref no: ERN00873
Closes: Sunday, 22nd January 2017
Published: Friday, 6th January 2017
Location: Various locations throughout East Renfrewshire Council area
Salary: £17,428 - £19,654 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Renfrewshire Council
Category: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial
Sub-category: Senior Administration Assistant


Senior Business Support Assistant (Temporary for 6 months)

This role involves the supervision of business support staff based in St Andrew’s House, Barrhead (location may change) supporting the Community Addiction Team. You may also be required, on occasion, to assist the Business Support Supervisor or deputise for Senior Business Support Assistants in other locations. You will monitor flexi, authorise annual and flexi leave as appropriate and apply the guidance issued in the Council’s Maximising Attendance Policy.


You will develop, implement and review processes carried out by the Business Support Team to ensure an efficient and effective support is provided at all times. Responsibilities include operating an efficient reception service, both by telephone and in person; the preparation of prescriptions; accurate input of data in relation to Waiting Times for the Scottish Government; assisting with preparation of reports and correspondence for both Addiction Officers and medical colleagues, use of Carefirst and associated EDRMS system as appropriate, and raising of purchase orders and arranging payment of same.


You may also be required to coordinate and manage information to assist the Business Support Supervisor, Team/Service Managers and the Senior Nurse relating to employees such as monitoring the receipt of medical certificates, timesheets, preparation and submission of inventories and Health and Safety assessments etc.


We are looking for a pro-active and flexible team player who will supervise the Business Support Team to a consistently high standard, offering advice, support and guidance while balancing the demands of the support required to the Service.

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