Business Support Officer - Cherry Trees

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£9,656 - £9,849
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

A career in social care - could that be you?

Our whole workforce has risen to the challenge of the pandemic and as an organisation we couldn’t be prouder.

As we look to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping our most vulnerable residents safe and well is still paramount.  Join our incredible residential care home teams who provide dedicated care to meet the needs of individual people.

Working in a residential home is a special kind of role for a special kind of person. As part of a small team you will provide business and administrative support to the Unit’s management and a team of support workers. You will be based in one location but may have to travel to attend meetings. 

There are a variety of administrative, financial and business support duties that may form part of your job and it will be expected that you deal with information which may be sensitive or confidential. You will need to be confident in dealing with people who have dementia and sometimes with additional physical disabilities. 

It is essential that you have IT skills and familiarity with computer packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Access and Excel. You should be able to demonstrate business and administration skills to NVQ 3 level and have a level of literacy to be able to produce routine documentation.

Main duties: 

  • Specialist administrative support.
  • Information and record management as directed.
  • Data processing (input and retrieval).
  • Produce basic statistical and management information.
  • Cash handling and processing of invoice or cheques.
  • Arrange meetings and take minutes as appropriate.

Cherry Trees is an eight bedded respite unit located in Shepley. It provides short stays for adults with learning disabilities and associated support needs.

The working pattern for this role is Monday, Wednesday and Friday (18.5 hours over 3 days). 

If you would like a chat about this role contact In2Care and someone will be in touch, to apply straight away please click 'apply' below.

Closing date  

05 November 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

New regulations come into force on Thursday 11 November 2021 making it compulsory for anyone entering a registered care home in England to have completed the course of an authorised vaccine (be fully vaccinated), unless they are medically exempt. These regulations will apply to this job.

To be considered for a job in this establishment you must be fully vaccinated by 11 November 2021 – exceptions may be made for those with medical exemptions. You will need to provide evidence of vaccination or medical exemption during the selection process.

If you are not currently fully vaccinated (or medically exempt) any offer of employment will be conditional on being fully vaccinated by 11 November 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Important Information

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