Business Support Officer

Salary - £10.47 per hour 

Part Time - 20 hours per week (Tuesday to Friday and flexible working available)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Support Officer to work with us on an initial 12 month fixed term contract. 

This role offers a great career opportunity and the chance to be part of a strong supportive, friendly team. Providing administration, financial and business development support ensuring children get the help they need when they need it most.

Key duties will include:

  • Responding to any initial enquiries and coordinating referrals and the waiting list. Working with the Senior Practitioners you will also help with the allocation of resources and organisation of the diary and waiting list

  • Processing and issuing of invoices for payment, banking duties and liaising with our accountant to coordinate wages and other financial requirements

  • Contributing to the growth and sustainability of the charity through researching funding opportunities and building key links with organisations in the area

  • Support fundraising initiatives including events and campaigns


The ideal candidate:

  • Pro-active

  • Good common sense

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Previous business support experience

  • Strong IT skills and experience of using a financial accounting system 

  • Flexible


Please send a copy of your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for this position to Janice and Angie at For further information or any queries please give us a call on 07526 245880.


Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 2nd October 2020.

Student Placements


Toucan for Children are able to offer student placements studying on courses run by PTUK (Play Therapy UK) and BAPT (British Association of Play Therapists). Please contact Toucan for Children for further information.