We have a range of Business Support Officer roles available across our service in North Yorkshire

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  • Come be part of our culture, values and commitment that drive us.

If you are customer focussed with great communication skills, our Business Support service are seeking Officers and Administrators to support and improve our services across North Yorkshire. 

We offer both hybrid working and on-site roles that give you a great work / life balance. 

We're seeking people who have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as exceptional customer care skills suitable for dealing with colleagues, clients and stakeholders The ability to problem solve and be solution-focussed are also desirable skills. You must be able to prioritise your own workload, be conscientious, well organised and have the ability to work with limited supervision as well as being flexible in your approach.

See below for our opportunities across North Yorkshire

Read about the benefits of working for us...

As our employee you have immediate access to our fantastic Everybody Benefits package, offering huge savings on the many discounts available to make your money go that bit further, from savings up to 10% on high street fashion, food outlets, supermarkets, days out experiences, and DIY stores as well as discounted weekend breaks or annual holidays. Salary sacrifice schemes on cars and technology, and for those who like to keep fit, discounts on clothing and local gym memberships.

Plus lots more!

See our  Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 382 KB) for more details.

North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire leading from the front and constantly seeking to innovate and finely tune the system with an unwavering desire to continually improve.

We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and work force, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. 

We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • a local government pension scheme
  • family friendly leave
  • salary sacrifice schemes
  • modern flexible working practices
  • learning and development packages
  • career advancement opportunities
  • employee discount benefits

You can find out more about working for the council and the benefits we offer here.

If you are considering relocating to North Yorkshire we provide a  comprehensive relocation benefits package (pdf / 180 KB) (pdf / 180 KB).

This features up to £8,000 to cover reasonable costs such as:

  • removal expenses
  • storage costs
  • legal and estate agent fees
  • travelling experiences

Living in North Yorkshire...

North Yorkshire is a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work. 

Photographs of Whitby Abbey and Ribblehead Viaduct.North Yorkshire natural beauty is captured in its three areas of Outstanding Natural Parks, National Nature Reserves, stunning coastlines, scenic rural villages, vibrant cities and market towns. North Yorkshire really is a beautiful, thriving and special place to live and work, rich in heritage and culture.

North Yorkshire features significantly in the ten best places to live in the UK in Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2019. The Quality of Life index aims to quantify where living standards are highest in the UK by ranking local performance across a range of indicators; 

Richmondshire was placed second in the list, a position boosted by excellent personal wellbeing factors (life satisfaction, happiness).

Hambleton was placed fourth and Ryedale was placed eighth, a truly commendable achievement and another incredible accolade for North Yorkshire. 

Photographs of Malham Cove and the sunset from Scarborough beach.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) March 2019 bulletin positions North Yorkshire as the safest place in England with extremely low crime rates.  

In addition the county benefits from excellent road and rail links, with easy access via the east coast mainline, the A1(M) and A19. Leeds, York, Newcastle, Durham and Teesside are all easily commutable, and London/ Edinburgh just two hours away by train. 

From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

As a whole North Yorkshire offers a high standard of living working in a stunning location.

Great employment opportunities for your family members along with a higher proportion of schools, which are good or outstanding compared to national figures.

Application tips

Before completing your application please ensure that you read the job description and person specification carefully - the information within these documents can be used as a guide for you to complete your supporting evidence section within your application. This section is very important and will play a key role in the success of your application so please take you time when completing it. We have attached some information to help you.

 How to complete your application (docx / 24 KB)

 How to prepare for interview (docx / 23 KB)

If you are having any difficulties completing your application and would like some advice on this please contact Resourcing Solutions via resourcingsolutions@northyorks.gov.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

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