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Business Administrator
Saffron Walden, CB11 4AQ
Care home
£14.23 per Hour
Full Time

About the Role

Please note this role is not eligible for sponsorship and we can only consider applications from candidates with valid right to work in the UK.

If you are an experienced Administrator with great communication skills, have a bubbly personality, emanate warmth and professionalism and want to work with a great team, then this role will definitely be of interest to you.

As a Business Administrator, you will be part of the care team and, as such, will have some contact with residents, family members and other visitors therefore, maintaining a friendly and professional manner whilst interacting with them is a must.

It is essential that confidentiality regarding residents, the Home and staff is always observed both in and out of the working environment.


  • To work closely with Care Manager, assisting in any matters arising, maintaining continuity in day-to-day running in Managers absence and ensuring Manager is aware of all relevant information.
  • Deal effectively with all enquiries by residents, Head Office, Social Services, Regulators and sales representatives, and any other outside agencies.
  • Issue Offer of Acceptance letter and contract to new residents/families and attach to system.
  • To complete the Residents’ Monthly Audit accurately and within the timeframe given to ensure the accurate billing is produced.
  • To ensure that all payments received are recorded in the appropriate way and information communicated to Head Office staff.
  • Assist with the care and safe keeping of resident's personal property and property belonging to the Home.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Home’s Petty Cash, along with the Home Manager.
  • Record all purchases on the company credit card, upon receipt of statement, collate all receipts along with authorisations and return to Head Office within specified timeframe.
  • Type out any letters etc. at the request of the Care Manager
  • To assist in dealing with any relatives/residents/staff complaints and seek the assistance of the Care Manager.
  • To assist in end-to-end recruitment processes
  • To assist with the induction of new starters, ensuring they are welcomed into the team. Informing the People Champions of any offers made/new starters.
  • Assist in HR Processes like absence reports, update records in relation to sickness, absence, holidays, ensure disclosure and right to work information is kept up to date and assist in rolling out document updates.
  • Working accurately to deadlines set for daily, weekly and monthly tasks and reports within the home and for Head Office.
  • Maintain good housekeeping of all systems ensuring current status at all times i.e. E-Learning, DBS, Careblox and Income Processing.
  • Archiving relevant documentation in line with company policy and procedures.

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • A positive 'can do' outlook
  • Demonstrate good computer knowledge, specifically use of Word, Excel and email.
  • Have good organisational skills and be able to manage time and workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a general knowledge of payroll and financial processes.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Genuine interest in working in a care environment.

Working with us will result in some excellent rewards & benefits including:

Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children*

Early Pay – Access to earned pay prior to payday

Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc.

Pension Scheme with Nest

Flexible working patterns

Cycle to work scheme**

Recommend a friend – up to £750

Service recognition

Training support and development opportunities

Employee Assistance Programme

Wellbeing support

Discounted gym membership

If the sounds like the role for you and you would like to work for a forward-thinking employer, apply now to send your details to our Talent team!

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage



About our home

We believe comfort is the key to creating a home-from-home atmosphere and we pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our facilities and services.

From our comfortable facilities to our individualised person-centred approach to care and well-being, we are passionate about making those staying with us feel at home.

We understand the importance of choice and independence. The care and assistance we offer gives residents the freedom to do as they choose and peace of mind knowing that all the little things are being taken care of.

Whatever your tastes or requirements, we want you to feel at home when staying with us.

Our team are like family

Our talented team members each bring their own personality and passion for care to the home. Staff are committed to delivering care tailored to the individual needs and preferences of each resident. We are here to make life easier.

About us

We’re among the UK’s largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we’ll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

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We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

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