Job Ref: 11828  |   Thornbury

Admin Assistant

Location: Grace Care Centre, Thornbury, BS35 2FR.

Salary: £8.35 per hour

Hours of work: 20 hours per week (Thurs + Fri 1600-2000, Sun 0800-2000)

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.


The Grace Care Centre is a state of the art 70 bed specialist dementia care centre, offering the opportunity for residents to live in luxury surroundings, with experienced care professionals on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are delighted to be working with the University of Sterling Dementia Services Centre to ensure we meet their Gold Standard in dementia design so we are confident that our new home can fully support those living with Dementia.

We are currently looking to recruit an Admin Assistant to join our new team!

As an Administration Assistant you will support the Home Manager and Bursar in a full range of administration activities to assist in the running of the home. You will often be the first point of contact for enquiries and act as front of house greeting and helping visitors in the home. You will help direct deliveries and supporting other employees with enquiries such as payroll and new starter paperwork.

You will be an integral part of the home and you will get to know everybody including residents, their families, employees, local GP’s, district nurses, volunteers, Trust and other external visitors. As an Administration Assistant you will need to be efficient and organised and have the ability to keep calm when things get a little hectic!

Benefits of Working for OSJCT:

As you will be a key member of OSJCT we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your role. You can also expect benefits such as:

  • Support with your continual professional development
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive Pay
  • Access to internal and external training
  • Access to ‘My Rewards’ giving you discounts on shopping, days out, holidays and much more!


For this role you must:

  • Have a GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths (Grades A-C)
  • Be IT Literate in Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Be able to work independently and priorities own work load.
  • Have a caring and calm approach to our residents and their relatives.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the Home Manager in creating and maintaining a high level of service we would love to hear from you!


Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 20
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £8.35
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
Potential Interview Date 1: Friday, 19th January 2018
Full Job Description: Download Full Job Description

Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 20th December - 2018 23:55

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