Business Support Officer
Clerk Grade 3 / 4
Temporary Full-time role - Liverpool
The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster.
The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice.
We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.
Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof.
About the role / About the Opportunity
The Business Support Officer is responsible for the provision of a range of administrative and office services that directly supports the director.
The role contributes to efficient and effective unit operations through day-to-day implementation and maintenance of systems and processes such as management of business information and data, human resources, finance, travel for the director and staff, calendars and correspondence including phone, email and written documentation, acting as first point of contact on behalf of the director.
The role requires liaison across internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the unit, exercising the appropriate level of discretion whilst balancing competing demands, deadlines and handling sensitive client information.
The Business Support Officer will need to show initiative, proactively tracking, coordinating and ensuring resolution of tasks and issues to enable the best allocation of the director's time and resources.
The role reports directly to the relevant director within the district identified.
This is a temporary / ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 for a period of up to 12 months with the possibility of becoming an ongoing role.
A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.
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What we can offer you / Benefits
The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances.
If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role.
To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please .
Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check in accordance with DCJ policy and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014.