Administrator/Business Support Officer (Transforming Care Team)

Posted on 27 September 2023
  • Directorate BHCC: Families Children & Learning
  • Salary £24,948 - £26,845
  • Contract Fixed Term
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Wellington House Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Care - Children and Young People
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Brighton & Hove City Council is looking for a Business Support Officer to join a new service within our 0-24 Specialist Community Disability Service and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of it.

Do you want to be part of a new and  keyworking service as part of the NHS long term plan?

Do you want to support a service that will ensure that children and young people who have a diagnosis of autism and/or a learning disability with the most complex needs have the support of a keyworker?

If so and you have the administrations skills to support this new service we'd like to hear from you. 

The team will sit within the 0-24 Specialist Community Disability Service (SCDS) but will work closely with teams across education, health, social care and within the community.  

To find out more about they keyworker service please follow the link NHS England » Children and young people keyworkers

Fixed term for: 2 years 

This role is available as a secondment to internal candidates in line with current council secondment policy as well as a fixed term contract for external candidates.

About the role

In this role you will be responsible for providing all elements of administrative support for the Keyworking Service, your responsibilities will include ensuring the efficient running of the service through supporting with initial implementation, monitoring, producing reports and general administrative duties. 

You will be able to prioritise your workload to meet the demands of the service whilst still managing to meet deadlines, the role will involve the use of IT and computer systems. 

You will be required to provide customer focused information to those who contact the team and be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

You will need to be highly organised and able to work both independently and as part of the team. 

Please read our Apply for a job at the council ( pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

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Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.


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