Business Services Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Closing date: 23 June 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Business Services Team for a committed and flexible individual to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Adult Social Care teams in the Matlock area.  This post is office based and not hybrid.

You will be joining a friendly team of experienced Business Services Assistants.  The role is varied, fast-paced and the ability to work as part of a team and meet deadlines is essential. 

What will I be doing: 

  • Duties will include support to Group & Service Managers, which includes minute taking at a variety of meetings.
  • Coordination of diaries and meetings.
  • Liaising within internal and external clients and professionals.
  • Utilising the internal client system and general IT support to colleagues.
  • Financial tasks may include petty cash, debit card holder and utilising the internal financial systems following set financial guidance.
  • Coordination, support and assistance to recruitment process of operational staff following HR processes.
  • There will be a requirement to supervise staff, overseeing their day-to-day tasks to ensure these are completed efficiently and effectively. As part of this role of supervisor you would be required to support with performance and attendance management of business services colleagues.

We value your unique skills, knowledge, and experience, so please read the full Job and Person Profile to ensure you submit the best possible application. 

Skills and Experience we are looking for: 

  • Excellent IT skills, which includes the use of Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to supervise staff
  • An ability to work as part of a team undertaking a wide range of administrative duties.
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • An ability to interpret information and analyse data.
  • Assist and support with streamlining processes and implementation
  • An understanding of confidentiality, GDPR and Data Protection.
  • Previous financial experience would be beneficial.
  • Enthusiasm and transferable skills

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).
  • Flexible working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

If you would like to know more about Derbyshire County Council please click here

If you require any further information or for an informal conversation, please contact Tracey Pickup on 01629 531151 or email

Provisional interview date: Tuesday 2 July 2024

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft teams and arrangements will be confirmed with candidates.


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