Business Support Assistant (FIF07078)

£14,041 - £16,838 per year Pro Rata
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 26 March 2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing 8 May 2017

Providing an efficient and effective business support service in a professional manner
in line with business requirements with a customer-orientated approach, delivering a
service which is responsive to customer needs.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


National 4 with core skills modules, SVQ1, 3 Standard of “O” Grades or Equivalent.

Confident user of IT applications, showing ability to use packages effectively.


To provide a comprehensive business support service such as:

  • Maintaining computer systems and processes to support service delivery.
  • Data/word processing.
  • Preparing and distributing documentation.
  • Mail handling.
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments.
  • Copying/printing.

    The Individual

    The applicant should have experience of providing business support in an office
    environment and be able to demonstrate their ability to use current computer based
    applications to carry out a range of duties.

    Good communication skills are necessary including an awareness of customer care with telephone, email, and face to face enquires.

    Confidentiality awareness is essential. The applicant should also be able to work as part of a team or on their own as required. The ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines is also desirable.

    In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role
    model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council
  • Taking ownership
  • Focusing on customers
  • Working together
  • Embracing technology & information
  • Delivering results

    For further information please contact: Jenny Fletcher on 03451 55 55 55 Ext: 493933 or email

    See also: RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
    Finance and Corporate Services Directorate Information March 2017.docx
    BusSupportAsst G011.02.pdf