Office Administration Assistant

  • Dorchester, UK
  • Full-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 15th December 2020

Company Description

Do you have a warm heart, a caring nature and a talent for organisation? Are you looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career?

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With award winning training and an outstanding reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support. 

Growing older can be very stressful for some people, so can you imagine taking someone out of their home too? Our CAREGivers allow older people to live long and happy lives at home, whilst promoting their dignity and independence.

Our Dorchester office was established in 2019 and our mission is to brighten the lives of seniors in the local community giving them a sense of purpose, wellbeing & worth.

Job Description

As an Office Administrator at Home Instead, you'll provide the administrative support that will enable the team to focus on delivering the highest quality care and support our clients deserve. You will support the Director and the Registered Care Manager with the home's administration and financial activities. You will be required to help the business operate efficiently, effectively and in line with all regulations whilst maintaining high standards throughout. Your focus will be on finance and HR matters, including managing databases and records, preparing and maintaining files and looking after the payroll.

You will also be willing to deliver care when necessary and maintain the highest standards in doing so. 


You will be a kind, cheerful and hardworking individual with previous experience either as a care administrator or having worked in a care role where administration was part of your duties. It would be an advantage to have an understanding of care regulations and the successful candidate will be skilled in the use of MS Excel, MS Word and have a strong evidence of computer literacy. Due to the need for involvement in the delivery of care, it would be highly desirable to have prior experience as a care assistant but not entirely necessary if you are willing to undertake the required training and you have the correct outlook and values as the rest of our office team..
Reliable, own transport is desirable.

Additional Information

As a member of the Home Instead team you will receive:

  • 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday) rising as the business grows
  • A salary based on a rate of £10.00 phr 
  • Free comprehensive pre-employment assessment and training
  • 28 days holiday inc bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • Pension scheme
  • Benefits package which includes high-street shops, restaurant, and gym discounts
  • Social events
  • Refer a friend for a job and earn yourself a cash bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day.

As the role is based at our office in Dorchester but could involve work in the community and so it is essential that you have access to flexible transport to ensure you can get to assessments and visits in a timely manner.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and have a high degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01305 239289


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