Business Support Officer

Full Time
£23662 to £25627 per annum

29/11/2022, 23:55


Business Support Officer

Full Time, 37 hours per week
Salary- Band 1B on Cognus pay scale, points 15 to 23 dependent on experience (£23662 to £25627)
Location: Cognus office, Wallington

The Business Support Team are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Business Support Officer to join our team on a full-time basis. This role will be part of the wider Business Support Team, providing administration support to services across the Company.The successful candidate will need to have good keyboard skills and a keen eye for detail, as they will be updating and inputting data onto Servelec Case Management and various trackers/databases. They must have a very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and have an interest in learning more about the support roles we provide to schools and families. As part of the wider Business Support Team, you will be asked to assist with various administrative tasks across the company, from dealing with administration of panel meetings, to assisting with complaint handling, meeting and greeting visitors to the team, and by covering reception duties on a rota basis, amongst other duties. The successful candidate would need to be able to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents in a professional and friendly manner and have experience of taking minutes in high profile meetings across the Company.

Cognus is at a very exciting moment in its evolution and growth. To support this expansion, we are looking for a professional and experienced individual who is willing to learn about the various teams that the wider Business Support Team support. An individual that enjoys a varied workload, is very organised, and who would be committed to delivering with excellence for the wider Business Support Team.

You will give us great commitment and in return we offer an excellent package including:
i) regular support and supervision;
ii) flexible working;
iii) workplace pension scheme;
iv) salary £23662 to £25627 per annum;
v) 28 days annual leave pro rata (inclusive of three between Xmas & New Year);
vi) Perkbox

If you are interested and would like to be considered, please apply to with the completed application form, outlining your suitability and clearly marking which role you are applying for. The deadline for receipt is midnight on Tuesday 29 th November 2022. Candidates are requested to be available for interview on w/c 5th December. For an informal conversation about the role please contact Julie-Anne Walter, Business Support Manager on 07701 280988 or julie-

All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of recruitment formalities which includes an enhanced DBS check. These checks must have been completed prior to commencement of employment. We expect our staff to have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the Company and the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board. We have several other roles we are recruiting to at different levels within Cognus. Please get in touch for an informal conversation about these and other opportunities if you or anyone else you know may be interested in working with us.