Social Care

Business Support Officer

Job description

Job purpose:

  • To provide comprehensive administrative support to the Central Placements team, including specific assistance to the Funding and Service panels.
  • To support other panel administrators and Business Support Officers as needed to ensure seamless operation within the Social Care and Health departments.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring all funding approvals are up-to-date.
  • Receiving referrals and paperwork for panels, ensuring timely copying and circulation to panel members in accordance with each panel's Terms of Reference.
  • Providing advance schedules of panel dates and cases to be reviewed to care managers and social work team managers for proper staff availability.
  • Ensuring all paperwork and actions from panel decisions are communicated to responsible officers promptly, professionally, and efficiently.
  • Following through on required actions, such as updating social care reporting systems/databases with placement Service Agreements and tasks.
  • Maintaining computerised or manual systems with details of services commissioned and providers, ensuring accurate financial and care records are kept.
  • Participating in a rota of panel support with other administrators, covering for sickness and annual leave as necessary.


  • At least two years’ experience of general office administration.
  • Experience of working in a stressful and pressurised environment.
  • Ability to set up and maintain computerised information systems effectively, including spreadsheets and database systems.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively and methodically.
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of the team.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities

. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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