Business Support Assistant - SEND Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 23:59
£23,500 - £23,893
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Bunnyhill / Agile
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
Business Support Assistant - Fixed Term for 14 Months.
Grade 2 - £23,500 - £23,893 per annum
Based at Bunny Hill and includes agile working.

Together for Children are looking to recruit Business Support Assistant to support our work in Statutory SEND team.  The role is customer facing and you need to communicate effectively with parents, school staff and other stakeholders.
You will have an eye for detail is essential as this is a fast-paced role and requires high levels of data accuracy when dealing with sensitive information.

 You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to produce high quality decision letters for parents and schools and deliver information in a sensitive manner.
You will have strong IT skills, a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Office 365 and Teams, and the ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures accurately whilst working on a bespoke software system (Capita One – full training will be provided).
If you would like an informal discussion around the role please contact: Alison McGeary 

Together for Children is committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse local communities that we support across Sunderland. We’re striving to build an inclusive workplace culture where all employees feel valued and diversity is celebrated by everyone.

As part of this commitment, we work collaboratively with our established employee networks:

• Accessibility Network
• LGBTQ+ Network
• Racial Equality Network

We welcome and encourage job applications from candidates regardless of their age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race, and background.

As well as an attractive and competitive salary, other benefits of working for Together for Children include agile working arrangements, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and a flexi-time scheme. A comprehensive health and wellbeing programme is also on offer to all employees.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service

If you have a disability please do reach out to our Accessibility Network Chair to hear how we can support you during the recruitment process and if you are successful, in the workplace peoplesupport@togetherforchildren.org.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.