• Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 3 days ago
  • December 8, 2021
  • £18,933 - £19,698


This is an exciting opportunity to join Childrens Services as a Senior Business Support Assistant, who will provide specialist, high quality business support to the Statutory Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Team. This is a fixed term opportunity, until 31 March 2023.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

As a Senior Business Support Administrator, you will play a valuable part in assisting Operational colleagues, who support children, young people and their families.  You would be part of a busy, collaborative administrative team, undertaking a range of activities and providing cover within the team.

A few things about you

There is a high turnover of work, therefore we are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and flexible administrator.  If you have that ‘Can Do Attitude’, possessing a broad skill set including, attention to detail, strong ICT skills (Office 365), good organisation, communication skills and tenacity – then we want to hear from you!

Additional information

If this role is customer facing you will need to speak fluent English.

The salary for this role is £18,933 – £19,698 per annum.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Andrea Matthews, Business Manager. Tel: 01749 822558.

Why choose Somerset County Council

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. As well as this, we have some fantastic employee benefits available:

• We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home.
• Generous annual leave allowance, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
• Staff discounts in gyms.
• Employee Assistance for the times you may need some support and a variety of employee wellbeing services.
• Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.
• A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work and health screenings.
• My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and more.

DBS information

This role requires a Basic check via the Disclosure procedure.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £18,933 - £19,698
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical / Reception
  • Disability Confident
Job Location