Minute Taker - #49134

Lancashire County Council

Date: 1 week ago
City: Burnley
Salary: £23,893 - £25,979 per year
Contract type: Full time

| Salary £23,893- £25,979 Per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week |

International Sponsorship – this role is not open to international sponsorship (Shortage Occupations only)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Minute Taker to enhance our already established friendly and supportive team of Minute Takers across Lancashire who will contribute to the key work of the Education and Children's Directorate.

This is a permanent post working 5 days per week providing Minute Taking Support to statutory and non-statutory meetings across Lancashire. Part time hours may be considered for the right candidate.

Providing outstanding support to operational staff, managers and Independent Reviewing Officers, in relation to the minute taking of meetings, you could be really experienced in Minute Taking or looking to build on your previous experience and there is no better place to do this than with us.

We have a blended approach to where we work and you will therefore be required to have a suitable confidential working space within your home and an appropriate broadband connection. Due to the nature of this role the expectation will be that you work from a variety of locations.

NB: This is an essential car user post

You will be required to provide a car for your use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. In certain circumstances consideration may be given to applicants who, as a consequence of a disability, are unable to drive.

What we are looking for:

Passion – You'll be passionate about delivering a great service and experience, it's what will motivate you, getting it right first time, asking for support when you need it and building on the skills that you've developed elsewhere.

Knowledge and Experience – Ideally you will have experience of working within an administration setting and have knowledge of using Microsoft packages and databases.

Great Communication – You'll be engaging and providing advice to Managers, Social Workers, families, members of the public and the rest of the team on a daily basis, so being able to clearly communicate the information you need and listen to individual requirements is key.

Why join us:

You'll get support along your journey both from your line manager and the rest of the team – we've some brilliant networks and groups that are available, you'll feel valued and achieve both a great work/life balance and the job satisfaction that we all want.

Lancashire County Council offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Great holiday entitlement starting at 26 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Family friendly employer
  • Financial and travel benefits
  • Access to training and development

For further details please follow the link: Staff benefits - Lancashire County Council

We are currently working a combination of home and office working, therefore, you will be required to have a suitable working space within your home and broadband connection.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for further information regarding the scope of work and responsibilities for the post. Please ensure you address all the criteria from the person specification identified as at the application stage in your supporting evidence. Some criteria will also be addressed further at the interview stage.

Please take care to upload your supporting documentation before submitting your application. No additional documentation will be accepted after the closing date.

Interviews will be held wc 4 March 2024. Please note it will not be possible to rearrange an interview date or time.

For further information about the role please contact:

Adele Cradock, Business Support Team Leader

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 01282 470780

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, which can be found on LCC Vacancies website.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

Job Description and Person Specification

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