Administrative Manager

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Burgess Hill
£10 - £12 Per Hour
07 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full Time

Administrative Manager

Our client is looking for someone to join their team as the Administrative Manager within a family owned and run care home environment. The successful candidate will be organised, IT literate and proactive. Above all the successful candidate will have a good attitude, a caring nature and a willingness to learn and work constructively within a high performing team environment. Our client is rated ‘OUTSTANDING' by the CQC, the industry regulator - one of only 68 nursing homes to achieve this, of c.5,000 inspected).

  • Front of house duties e.g. Greet visitors in a pleasant and courteous manner, and guide them to the appropriate staff member. Operate phone / fax / e-mail / office equipment, as appropriate. Receive and distribute mail.
  • Manage administrative running of the home e.g. provisions ordering, booking routine maintenance for equipment, managing supplier contracts.
  • Draft and implement duty roster (including covering shifts as necessary).
  • Monitor and record staff hours, absence and holiday.
  • Proactively manage occupancy e.g. follow leads, conduct viewings, fill beds.
  • Manage admission and discharge process for residents.
  • Administer recruitment and induction of additional staff as required e.g. place adverts, arrange interviews, manage DBS account
  • Initiate, monitor and update staff records.
  • Initiate, monitor and update non-clinical resident records
  • Manage non-clinical team members.
  • Receive, log and monitor all monies received.
  • Manage petty cash account and work with Finance Director to monitor account
  • Log and monitor incoming invoices and accounts and liaise with Finance Director regarding payment.
  • Conduct mandatory Health & Safety related audits and initiate solutions as required.
  • Work closely with other management and Directors to ensure smooth running of the home.
  • Undertake other duties, as necessary.


  • Caring nature
  • ‘Good' attitude - open to continuous improvement
  • Organised
  • Approachable
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good knowledge of IT
  • Calm temperament
  • Proactive
  • Positive and enthusiastic nature
  • Team focussed
  • Mindset of wanting to go the extra mile to do a great job

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time - normal office hours

EXPERIENCE: This is a senior role and so it is anticipated that the successful candidate will have significant prior workplace experience. Prior experience within the care sector is not a pre-requisite. A caring nature and a positive attitude are more important to us than prior industry experience.

LOCATION: West Sussex (Burgess Hill)
SALARY: Indicative £10-12 per hour
START DATE: End August 2017 but may be negotiable for the right candidate

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering note using the link provided,