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Looking for an office/home based administration role?

Location: Berkeley, Somerset

Salary: Competitive

Full Time    Permanent

Working for Capstone Foster Care you will have the unique opportunity to work for a company that is owned by its employees, as an Employee Ownership Trust. Employee Ownership Trusts result in improved employee wellbeing, staff engagement and a sense of achievement. We are able to invest more in Learning and Development and pay all our staff annual tax free bonuses.

The primary function of Capstone Foster Care is to recruit, train and maintain foster carers for Looked After Children who are referred to us from the Local Authority. Confidential records need to be kept for each child in our care and their respective carers. This administrator role is instrumental in helping to achieve this:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Handling correspondence, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings
  • Organising training sessions/support groups/meetings, including refreshments and lunches
  • Taking minutes at meetings
  • Monitoring Looked After Child (LAC) paperwork
  • Updating the database, e.g. change of details, occasional file auditing
  • General administration for social workers and our Multi Assessment Treatment and Therapy Team
  • Carrying out DBS updates for foster carers and adult members of the household
  • Carrying our any additional tasks as directed by the Office Manager, especially in relation to Ofsted or other inspections

The successful applicant will have:

  • Previous office administration experience, working to deadlines
  • Minute taking experience
  • A confident and professional telephone manner
  • The proven ability to communicate with a broad section of our communities
  • A competent user of MS Office including mail merge
  • Experience of inputting data into databases

In return we offer:

  • Annual TAX FREE bonus
  • Hybrid office/home working allowing a good work life balance
  • Holidays starting at 25 days plus your birthday off!
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Discounts via FosterTalk membership
  • Employee Assistance membership

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Capstone Foster Care policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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