Nursing Home Administrator

08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to forthcoming retirement, we are looking for an exceptional individual to join us as Nursing Home Administrator at our Ashley Court Nursing Home in Morningside, Edinburgh. You will assist the Manager with the smooth running of the nursing home with all aspects of administration. Ashley Court is a 55 bedded nursing home in the bustling area of Morningside, only 15 minutes from the city centre and an established, well-known care home at the heart of the community. At Randolph Hill we display the highest levels of care for older people. Compassion, warmth and kindness are top priorities for our highly skilled team.

We care the way you care

Since 1985, Randolph Hill have had an enviable reputation for quality care provision. We are large enough to be able to provide great support to our teams with comprehensive training, whilst still small enough to avoid becoming overly bureaucratic and make decisions to fit every circumstance. With 7 high performing nursing homes across our Group, our homes are extremely well run, attaining positive grades with the Care Inspectorate. Randolph Hill are committed to quality and look for like-minded people to support us in achieving our objectives.

We offer a range of benefits including;

• Competitive salary

• Strong ethos of work / life balance

• Highly skilled Senior Team and Head Office support - friendly, supportive teams

• 28 days holiday which increases with length of service

• Pension scheme

• A strong, stable nursing home with low staff turnover and positive Care Inspectorate grades

• Work for an organisation with an excellent reputation for delivery of quality care provision

• Great opportunity to support the effective running of a great nursing home

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• At least 5 years previous administrative experience within a fast moving, customer led environment

• Able to multi-task and prioritise workload

• Clear and concise communicator with excellent listening skills along with good spoken and written English

• The ability to maintain a positive and helpful attitude at all times

• Good computer skills with working knowledge of Word/Excel and purchasing and sales administration

• Knowledge of elderly care and dementia is desirable

• Experience operating Payroll systems (We use Opera 3) but working knowledge of other payroll systems such as Sage is essential

Job Purpose

Randolph Hill Group operates nursing homes offering long and short-term care to those with particular needs, especially frail elderly people. Each home's philosophy is to provide competent, skilled and empathetic individual care. The company is committed to future expansion, therefore each unit must operate on a professional business basis, maintaining budgeted profit margins. You will be supported by our Home Manager and Deputy Manager to;

Assist the Home Manager with the smooth running of the nursing home by communicating administrative information to Head Office and external agencies

Reflect the high standards of the company in all aspects of work and ensure all enquiries are dealt with in a professional manner

Uphold resident's participation strategy

Show loyalty to the company and respect confidentiality at all times

Treat colleagues with respect and ensure teamwork is good

Main responsibilities

Report and record as appropriate all relevant information in a neat, accurate fashion

Comply with company policies and procedures and adhere to safe working practices

Complete Head Office reports timeously

Attend regular staff meetings and training where appropriate

Treat and use all equipment in a safe manner, reporting through the correct channels when maintenance/repair is required

Undertake any reasonable duties as directed by the Manager/Deputy Manager to ensure the smooth running of the home

Payroll - prepare the 4 weekly summary sheet, payroll preparation and data input to HO

All aspects of payroll administration - P46's, bank details, tax credit forms and staff queries

Liaising with Head office re sales invoicing, personal allowance, preparing files in admission and closing on departure, electoral registration,

All other Nursing home administration including Petty cash, purchase ordering/monthly purchase summary, monthly catering budget