Bursar

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Henley-on-Thames, UK
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Situated in the charming town of Henley-on-Thames is Chilterns Court Care Centre, offering first class and compassionate residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to 64 residents in homely and comfortable surroundings. We also offer long term, respite residential and nursing care as well as residential dementia care and intermediate care. We’re rated 9.6 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. ABOUT THE ROLE As Bursar in one of our homes, you’ll have overall responsibility for all non-care related activities. Specifically, you’ll be the main point of contact for all in-house financial processes, including budgetary and stock control of food, cleaning materials and other items such as stationery. You’ll manage the kitchen, administration and housekeeping teams within the home, assisting with rota management, recruitment and both induction and ongoing training. You’ll also deal with day-to-day administration queries and issues from employees, as well as providing support in dealing with resident and family queries or concerns. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing a safe environment, as well as warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes. ABOUT YOU You’ll have finance or accounting experience and will be proficient in Microsoft Office with good literacy and numeracy skills. You might have previous experience in leading and supervising a team, like delegating tasks and training new starters but this is not essential. You may also have, or be working towards, a Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent, but again this is not essential. This is a busy and varied role, so you’ll need to be efficient and organised and happy to use your initiative to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner.  With good communication and interpersonal skills, you’ll be comfortable in an elderly care setting and able to relate to our residents in a caring and sensitive manner. AND IN RETURN The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age). Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team: * 30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * A Company pension * Free DBS * Access to our Employee Assistance Programme * “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Bursar within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.