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Business Support Assistant

Hiredonline Consultancy Ltd




Posted: 15/09/2023

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Business Support Assistant – Fixed Term 12 Months


Salary and Grade:  £24,054 - £27,852 per annum Grade 3

Location – Service Headquarters, Calcot, Reading

Excellent annual leave allowance of 25 days

Flexible Working Hours 37 hours per week

Superb Pension Schemes Available

Onsite Gym Facilities

An excellent opportunity has arisen within Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service for a Business Support Assistant to join the team. You will be responsible for providing proactive and customer focused administrative support as part of the Business Support Team. Support will be responsive to the needs of the business support function and those it supports. In addition to providing responsive support, the post holder will be assigned specific areas of responsibility which will include a range of duties including document management, support for events and visits and systems and database administration.

The key focus of this role is:

To take responsibility for specified areas of administrative business support and develop and maintain an understanding of those areas, and any associated systems.

Supporting the organisation and successful delivery of specific projects, events and visits as required.

Undertake systems based work through data entry, data interrogation and data assurance.

Deal efficiently and courteously to all queries and correspondence both written and verbal from a wide range of internal and external customers.

To promote a strong customer focus within the team and the organisation as a whole.

Key role requirements:

The ability to develop positive relationships with a broad range of individuals, organisations and members of the public.

Excellent self-management, planning and organisational skills to work on own initiative, make decisions to manage own workload, achieve deadlines and meet customer requirements

Strong IT skills with the ability to maintain spreadsheets and databases

Ability to co-ordinate and successfully manage a wide range of tasks

The ability to work effectively as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility in approach to tasks

Closing date for applications is 09:00 hours 2 October 2023

Anticipated start date: Flexible

It is anticipated that the interviews will run on the 9 October.

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, we want you to bring your whole self to work.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are more than just words for us. That’s why we are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels included and respected, and where no one is unfairly discriminated against. All applications are considered on merit alone. We are a Disability Confident Leader – if you meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

Simply: Our community is varied and diverse. Our workforce should be too.

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, everyone is welcome

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