Buisiness Support Assistant

Leading Lives
8.91 GBP Hourly
04 Dec 2021
04 Dec 2021
Part Time
Contract Type
Job details
Posting date: 24 November 2021
Salary: GBP8.91 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 December 2021
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Company: Leading Lives
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: VA71

Business Support Assistant, Mildenhall, Suffolk
From GBP8.91 per hour
Permanent, Part-Time,18.5 hours per week
Are you passionate about ensuring the best opportunities for vulnerable adults? Do you want to work for an award-winning social care company? Do you have the skills to support our customers to lead an independent life?
We offer:
• An opportunity to really make a difference
• Award-winning comprehensive and bespoke training
• An opportunity to gain a recognised and well-valued Health & Social Care qualification
• Holiday package, increasing with service
• Competitive salary
• Opportunity to become a shareholder member of our employee owned social enterprise - our members are often awarded annually with vouchers!
• GBP250 payment on completion of probation

Leading Lives provides social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs in the home and in the community across Suffolk and neighbouring counties. We are a not-for-profit social enterprise, owned by our employees. Any surplus we make is reinvested back into services for our customers or into the local community.
The Role:
We are looking for a warm individual with great customer service skills who can provide our customers with a friendly, professional and engaging first impression that they deserve.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the recruitment team on .

Everyday is different
At Leading Lives, we are caring and passionate and know that there's no better feeling than seeing the difference each of our jobs make to other people's lives.

We are looking for an organised and professional Business Support Assistant to ensure the smooth running of our services.

Working in social care, we know that no two days are the same, but every day counts.


• Work with marketing to draft internal and external communications
• Organising management meetings
• Overseeing group email boxes
• Use knowledge and expertise to improve administrative processes
• Provide information about your service area to internal and external customers
• Work with management to produce stats and data as requested
• Providing additional support as required, e.g. research, reports, processing financial information and updating IT systems and databases
• Supporting the recruiting manager with the recruitment and selection process as required

This list is not definitive. Please see the attached role profile for further details.

What you need:

• Excellent Microsoft Office skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Good typing speed
• Organised and professional
• Good attention to detail
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to be assertive as required
• Confidence and integrity
• Initiative and flexibility

Your values:
• You will think ahead, flex, adapt and focus to ensure Leading Lives is delivering to the expected standard of service to our customers
• You will build relationships both internally and externally
• This is a great opportunity to grow yourself and others to ensure we make the Leading Lives difference

Please note due to the nature of the work we do and our service users, all Leading Lives appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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