Business support opportunities

Our Business Support teams deliver a wide range of essential services to the council.

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We are looking for great people to support our services.

Working in our innovative business support teams you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your communication skills, both verbal and written, as well being able to use your exceptional customer care skills, for dealing with colleagues, clients and stakeholders. You will have the ability to prioritise your own workload, working with limited supervision and expressing your voice in our staff surveys.

We can help you develop your knowledge and skills in data inputting, General Data Protection Regulation and Microsoft Office products. We will provide you the training required to develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of the service being supported. You will gain transferable skills such as minute taking, the ability to produce documents in a variety of formats and style to suit a range of audiences and working as part of a team.

We offer flexible hybrid working and you will be welcomed into a supportive team of professionals who will help you grow and develop within the role. You will be able to gain experience in a fast paced office environment. Working in business support at the council will give you the opportunity for cross team working, opening up the wider organisation for you to become an important part of.

Working for us - what we can offer you

Everybody Benefits and Total Rewards

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 of 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. There are also 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 page for more details.

Comprehensive benefits package

North Yorkshire 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 workforce, 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

Find out more about working for the council and the benefits we offer.

Diversity and inclusion

Find out about our commitment to creating an inclusive workplace on our diversity and inclusion page

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Living and working in North Yorkshire

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

North Yorkshire's 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 including life satisfaction and happiness.

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

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 and Edinburgh are 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.

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

You can find out more about what North Yorkshire has to offer on the No place like North Yorkshire website.

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