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Business Support Officer - Cognus Ltd
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Business Support Officer - Cognus

Salary: Grade - 4 (£21,702 - £24,279) pro rata 37 hours per week, term time plus two weeks
Contract Type - Permanent
Location – Denmark Road, Carshalton

Do you want to be part of a service whose overarching aim is to make a clear difference to outcomes of children? If you answered yes, we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for experienced and confident Business Support Officer to join this newly formulated team. The team provides professional, expert support to a range of services supporting the education, learning and development of children and young people.

The successful candidates will have experience of working with a range of professionals and have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, be flexible and adaptable, and ability to meet deadlines is essential. You must be able to work independently and on your own initiative, and some experience with company finances is desirable.

Cognus is about education – we exist to support schools, families and children/young people to access, enjoy and thrive in educational settings in school and in the community. We are a successful start-up that spun out from the London Borough of Sutton in November 2016 as a stand-alone limited company.

The successful candidates will be required to hold an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The post will be line-managed by the Business Support Manager.

Applicants to provide a CV with a supporting statement that addresses and provides evidence of experience and knowledge in relation to the person specification.

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An offer of employment is subject to safer recruitment practices which includes an enhanced DBS check, two professional references acceptable to Cognus Limited, proof of qualifications, proof of immigration status, proof of personal address and employment history covering 5 years and, fitness to work with children (occupational health assessment).

All candidates shortlisted will have to complete a test exercise as part of the interview process.

The successful candidate will be eligible to join the Company’s stakeholder pension scheme.

Advert closing date: 31st August 2018
Interviews will be held on: 14th September 2018
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