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Administrator / Bookkeeper (The Firs, Exmouth)

The Firs Residential Home in Budleigh Salterton is looking for a highly organised and welcoming Administrator with Bookkeeping skills to join the team. The candidate must have a warm and friendly manner as they will be greeting visitors and answering the phones. The role is Mon-Fri 30 hours per week.


This is a varied and computer-based role, requiring excellent organisational and communication skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word. You will manage the accounts for the care home and be responsible for communicating accurate information to the Accounts Department at month end and when required.

The ability to prioritise tasks and maintain a flexible approach is vital. Previous experience of office administration work, invoicing, bookkeeping and payroll is essential. Experience and/or knowledge of Adult Social Care funding systems and Xero software is preferable, although training can be provided for this.

The administrator is first and foremost responsible to the Head Office Accounts Department and they will also assist the Home Manager with a variety of ongoing tasks such as managing the staff files and administration in the recruitment process, ordering supplies for the home and answering the phones.


· Experience in administration/bookkeeping role is essential

· A good telephone manner and friendly personality

· Ability to meet deadlines that are set by the manager/accounts department/Directors

· Confidence to chase arrears

· Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel