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Vacancy Details

Business Support Assistant

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade D £19,650 to £20,043 per annum (pro-rata for the part time post)
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time
36 hours per week. One 18 hour post.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2022 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council


We have the following vacancies with Childrens Social Care:

5 x full time permanent posts 36 hours per week

1 x part time (18 hours per week) permanent post

1 x full time temporary post until March 2023

Sefton Council’s Children’s Social Care are undertaking an improvement and expansion programme and are looking to appoint a number of business support assistants to make a difference supporting social workers and team managers.  The role will entail general and financial administrative duties and clerical work in a busy office environment.

The ideal candidate will have proven clerical experience, be a team player and be able to work with set timeframes within a pressurised environment.  Applicants will be expected to have excellent word processing skills, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of maintaining manual and computerised records and/or management information systems. With key communication skills, you will be expected to provide a variety of duties including mail and reception tasks whilst working in busy and rewarding surroundings.

The ability to deal confidentially with matters of a sensitive nature is an essential part of this role.

We have a number of posts that will be supporting different Children’s Social Care Teams ranging from Fostering, Safeguarding and Locality Services Teams to name a few.  

In return, we will provide:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 27 days annual leave rising to 32 days with 5 years continual service and  bank holidays
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave
  • Opportunities for agile/flexible working  
  • Access to free eye tests and where appropriate, contribution towards spectacles
  • Occupational Health Service available to advise on work related health issues
  • Commitment to supporting staff’s emotional and mental health with access to a free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted gym membership with all Active Sefton gyms
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to local benefits and discounts on products and services

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role, please contact Julie on telephone 07907572459.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.





Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed