Business Support Officer – (Deprivation of Liberty Team) job with North Yorkshire County Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Business Support Officer providing administrative support to the Deprivation of Liberty Team (DoLS) at Ryedale House.

The role

As a Business Support Officer, you will handle new referrals, assessments, and other aspects of business support towards the DoLS pathway. This is a varied and rewarding role which would involve working closely with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) team. You will assist with referrals and examinations, researching documentation, liaising with hospitals and care homes and a range of other administrative tasks. You will also be expected to provide a professional and high quality support service to operational staff and other members of the business support team based at Ryedale House.

You will benefit from a supportive management structure, ongoing personal development and performance management. Training will be provided to successful candidates.

What you will bring

To be successful, you must have good keyboarding skills and experience in Word, Excel, databases and Outlook. Excellent communication and clientele skills are a must and you should also have good literacy and numeracy skills, be able to prioritize your own workload, be conscientious, well organized, have the ability to work unsupervised and be flexible in your approach. Due to the nature of the work, you must respect the need for confidentiality of personal information.

What’s in it for you…

The role is a hybrid job so you will have a mix of working from Ryedale House and working from home and we will provide you with the equipment to do this, ensuring you have a work-life balance.

As an employee of North Yorkshire County Council, you will have access to great benefits through our Benefits for All scheme, such as discounts on shopping, home technology and green car pay sacrifice schemes , financial wellness and health insurance and our employee assistance program to help you with your health and wellness. You will also have access to our Local Government Pension Scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you wish. For more information on the benefits we offer, please see our Total Rewards brochure.

Contact and apply

For an informal discussion regarding the position, please contact Sam Binney on 01609 536587

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 6and March

Date of interview: week beginning 14and March