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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/73039/17242
  • Published: Mon 27/09/2021, 9:12 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,943 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Egham

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Only candidates who are fully vaccinated prior to their start date or medically exempt from vaccinations can work within our care homes. This is a legal requirement set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.

The starting salary for this position is £21,943 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.

Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.

This post is based at Birchlands Care Home, a residential home for Older People in Englefield Green.

Do you have excellent administration and communication skills and the ability to contribute to the smooth running of one of our residential homes for older people, ensuring that the residents live happy and healthy lives?

We are looking for someone to provide comprehensive administrative support covering all aspects of business administration to ensure the efficient operation of the home. In this role, you will be responsible for a range of general clerical and administrative duties including collating data, maintaining personnel administration, supporting the finance function including raising orders, dealing with residents finances and dealing with cash accounts.

To be shortlisted for interview for this position, your CV and personal statement should clearly evidence:

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of financial work and working with numbers
  • Ability to set up and maintain office systems
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Ability to work as part of a team, on own initiative and flexibly
  • Methodical approach to information gathering, recording and reporting

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

This advert closes at 23:59 on 15th October 2021 with interviews to follow.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Karen McCormick on 01483404933 or by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.